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Recovery Specialist

Company: High Point & Affiliated Organizations
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

High Point & Affiliated Organizations is a health and human service agency whose mission is to treat and prevent substance use disorders and mental illness. High Point has programs located throughout Southeastern Massachusetts offering a full continuum of care for substance use and mental health treatment, including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Programs and services also assist survivors of abuse, violence, and families experiencing homelessness. High Point believes that everyone has inherent goodness, worth, and dignity. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve personal change and improve their quality of life.SEMCOA (Southeast Massachusetts Council on Addiction) is dedicated to the provision of residential and continuing care for those who have problems with substance use disorder (SUD) through programs that encourage clean and sober living and healthy choices. SEMCOA, Inc. also advocates for and provides substance abuse education and prevention programs in the community. Our residential recovery treatment programs offer services and temporary housing to individuals with substance use or co-occurring disorders.Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent GED preferred or equivalent experienceResponsibilities:
    • Applicants should have knowledge of substance use disorders;
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism and boundaries;
    • Ability to hold clients accountable to program rules and policies;
    • Conduct and document groups;
    • Complete client admissions;
    • Complete property searches;
    • Complete hourly wellness checks;
    • Ability to navigate an EHR (training provided);
    • Monitor clients while maintaining a therapeutic, safe and calm unit.ExperiencePreferred
      • Substance use and mental health disordersBehaviorsPreferred
        • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
        • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
        • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
        • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
        • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
        • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
        • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
        • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsPreferred
          • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
          • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
          • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers
          • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
          • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
          • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
          • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
          • Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement
          • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
          • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: High Point & Affiliated Organizations, New Bedford , Recovery Specialist, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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