|Program:||Substance Abuse/Mental Health||Salary Grade:||GS – 8|
|Supervisor:||Director, Youth & Family Tree Project||Salary Range:||$14.43 – $17.23|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt Non-Exempt Public Safety||Position Type:||Regular Full-Time|
The Recovery Support Coach/Coordinator provides support within the community for mental health and substance abuse program clients. The Recovery Support Coach functions as a role model and mentor by sharing his/her own personal recovery experiences and developing real authentic peer-to-peer relationships. The position Recovery Support Coach/Coordinator also functions as an advocate and motivator to those recovering individuals to help prevent relapse and to help promote long-term recovery from severe psychiatric, traumatic, and/or addiction related stress. The Recovery Support Coach/Coordinator works within the treatment team and assists clients in increasing their self-sufficiency through teaching of basic living skills, self-care, social skills, problem solving, and communication skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serve as an active member of the treatment team.
- Serve as a mentor and role model demonstrating competency in recovery, effective coping skills and self-help strategies.
- Serve as a client advocate and provide client information on rights and responsibilities that the client can understand.
- Assist clients in attaining personal goals for recovery.
- Teach and support acquisition and utilization of skills needed to facilitate individual recovery to peers of all ages, including adolescents, young adults and adults which may including using traditional wellness practices such as talking circles and Sons and Daughters of Tradition curriculum.
- Promote the knowledge of available service options and choices.
- Assist with teaching basic living and self-care skills such as accessing public transportation options, cooking, cleaning, accessing and maintaining stable housing, personal finances, etc.
- Recommend and make referrals to programs for instruction on life skills, livelihood skills and workplace readiness skills necessary for successful reintegration into family life, the work force and the community.
- Maintain all records in accordance with established standards; as well as all local, state, and federal laws and accreditation guidelines. Assure that all work is properly documented in client records, or elsewhere, as required and report progress to supervisor.
- Maintain caseload schedule.
- Assist in transporting and attending client’s internal and community-based meetings such as self-help meetings, recovery events and outings as deemed appropriate by the treatment team.
- Assist in helping the client access community based behavioral health and other needed services.
- Assist during crisis situations and interventions.
- Participate in all required
- Other job related duties as assigned by the
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of the recovery process and the ability to facilitate recovery.
- Understanding of and ability to work with American Indians with knowledge and ability for cultural sensitivity for population
- Knowledge and understanding of Federal Laws regarding patient confidentiality and
- Should have good communication skills, both verbal and written
- Deal effectively with individuals or groups representing wide points of view and
- Capacity to adjust to change, work pressure, or difficult situations without undue
- Be computer literate and be able to demonstrate ability in various Microsoft programs, and demonstrate efficiency in Indian Health Service program – EHR (Electronic Health Records) and RPMS (Resource and Patient Management System).
- Strong knowledge of local community behavioral health services and independent living community resources.
- Ability to publically acknowledge and share personal recovery experiences and provide support to other persons-in-recovery.
- Ability to facilitate individual and group meetings.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, client family members and the general public.
- Ability to work varied days and hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
Licenses & Certificates/Other Requirements:
- THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH THE INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT PUBLIC LAW 101-630; 25 CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS PART 63 – INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION; CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1990, EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS; and EXECUTIVE ORDER 12968, ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES AND THEREFORE MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE START EMPLOYMENT.
- This position requires that the candidate be a mandated reporter.
- Must take and pass Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training (CPR).
- Obtain a Medicaid National Provider Identification Number as a basic skills training and peer-to-peer
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
- Must have a High School Diploma or GED
- Must be a current or past client of mental health or co-occurring behavioral health services.
- Two (2) to three (3) years success within personal recovery model.
PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AT FPST.ORG/EMPLOYMENT/ TO APPLY.
POSITION CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 AT 5:00 P.M.