Recovery Support Specialist

Job Description

Recovery Support Specialist reports to the IHH program manager and works in collaboration with the IHH multi-disciplinary team. This position provides positive reinforcement, education, motivation and whole health support to the IHH clients.

Department

Integrated Health Home

Status

Full Time

Shift/Hours

Generally Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Qualifications

Must be in recovery from a behavioral health disorder which previously had significant impact on social and/or vocational adjustment.

Must be 18 + years of age.

Ability to appropriately direct difficult client issues.

Good communication skills.

Valid Iowa Drivers License and proof of insurance. 

Ability to meet clients in their homes or in public places with ability to drive clients safely, and a willingness to transport clients in own vehicle as needed.

Must be able to complete designated external Peer Support training and pass competency examination within 30 days of both Introductory and Advanced Training Sessions.

Must obtain State Certification for Peer Support Specialist within two months following completion of Advanced Training.

Deadline

October 23, 2020