Riverside Community Care Recovery Specialist in Dedham, Massachusetts

Job Description

Division: Community Living Services

Location: Dedham, MA

Exciting opportunity to join an innovative Community Rehabilitation and Treatment Program that provides a comprehensive variety of services to adults.

Services are designed to be flexible and to promote resiliency and recovery for all participants.

Working as a member of a Mobile Team, the Recovery Specialist will provide education to individuals and Team members, advocacy, and direct service, using their own recovery experience as a positive model.

Through both individual and group conversations, the Recovery Specialist will help to inspire hope that recovery is possible, guide individuals through their own recovery process, and assist individuals with learning about and accessing recovery resources and communities.

Orientation and supervision provided.

Required Skills

  • Must have valid driver's license and available, dependable transportation and be willing to provide transportation to persons served in personal vehicle, as needed

Required Experience

  • Must have a lived history in the context of mental illness.

  • Related work experience and the ability to articulate wellness/recovery focused values and principles are required.

  • College degree preferred.

  • High School Degree/GED and at least six months relevant experience required.

  • Certification as a Peer Specialist (CPS) preferred.

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

Tracking Code: 1167-709

Job Location: Dedham, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular