Peer Recovery Specialists at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2020
  • Job ID:
    20018529
  • Job Family
    Behavioral
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!


Peer Recovery Specialist:
AdventHealth Hope and Healing Center is a collaborative effort between AdventHealth, Emergency Medical Services, Seminole County Sheriff’s Department, and Seminole County.

Our holistic program with clinical therapy and substance-related and recovery focused education is the first program of its kind for AdventHealth.
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Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth 

  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Full time hours with Benefits
  • We have Positive values with a productive and energetic atmosphere                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Work Hours/Shift: 
  • Full Time/ Days Monday - Friday must be open to work on weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Our holistic program with clinical therapy and substance-related and recovery focused education is the first program of its kind for AdventHealth.

Maintain project logs, reports and records in appropriate files and database(s). 

• Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance. 

• Provide a model for both people in recovery and staff by demonstrating that recovery is possible. 

• Assist recovering persons to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths, and weaknesses regarding recovery. 

• Assist/coach recovering persons develop their own plan for advancing their recovery.

• Recovery Planning -- facilitate (via personal coaching) the transition from a professionally directed treatment plan to a self-directed Recovery Plan. 

• Promote self-advocacy by assisting recovering persons to have their voices fully heard; their needs, goals and objectives established as the focal point of rehabilitation and clinical services. 

• Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering personal goals and interests. 

• Support connections to community based, mutual self-help groups. Link individuals to appropriate professional resources when needed. 

• Provide vision-driven hope and encouragement for opportunities at varying levels of involvement in community-based activities (e.g., work, school, relationships, physical activity, self-directed hobbies, etc.). 

• Develop relationships with community groups/agencies in partnership with others in the agency. 

• As recovery specialist position evolves and knowledge increases, visit community resources with recovering persons to assist them in becoming familiar with potential opportunities. 

• Identify barriers (internal and external) to full participation in community resources and developing strategies to overcome those barriers. 

• Maintain contact with recovering person after they leave the program to ensure their ongoing success and to provide re-engagement support in partnership with others in the agency if needed. Long-term engagement, support, and encouragement. 

• Develop, implement, and promote ongoing community training opportunities.

• Work with staff and other community professionals to implement and promote PRO-ACT recovery-oriented training programs and opportunities. 

• Other duties as directed by Clinical Director of Operations and/or Management Staff. 


Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Adequate knowledge of activities of daily living.
• Customer service skills.
• Organizational ability, sound judgement and initiative
• Lived experience with substances use disorder and awareness of the importance of recovery. 
• Ability of providing individualized, ongoing guidance, coaching and support.
• Excellent advocacy skills.
• Understanding and the ability to lead group sessions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Past or present consumer of substance use disorder services with a history of managing one's own illness



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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