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Peer Recovery Support Coach

Company: Community and Family Resources
Location: Ames
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Type:Full-time -DescriptionA career at Community & Family Resources is an opportunity to have an impact on individuals, families, and our community. Every employee plays an integral role in ensuring a positive recovery experience for our patients.Community & Family Resources is seeking a full-time Peer Recovery Support Coach in the Story County area. Our Peer Recovery Coaches have the unique opportunity to help our patients by providing the perspective of a person with -lived experience. - -This position will work as part of a team to provide services to those reentering the community from the criminal justice system and also work with those who are recovering from Opioid Use and Stimulant Use Disorders. -We are offering a sign on bonus of $2000 to the applicant selected for this position. -The Peer Recovery Coach:--- Supports patients in utilizing goal setting processes to further their recovery.--- Supports patients and families in choosing the services, programs, and recovery groups that help them reach their goals. Provides resources and referrals to community and social support services.--- Teaches problem solving techniques and life skills to individuals and/or groups.--- Role models the value of every individual's recovery experience.--- Participates and attend team meetings, staffing, and/or consultations.--- Completes necessary paperwork and adheres to all deadlines.--- Assists in recruitment and retention of patients/families in grant.--- Assists with community outreach activities.--- Transports patients to appointments as required.ScheduleThe schedule for this position is generally M-F, 9a-5:30p with some flexibility for evenings or weekends as needed for patient care.RequirementsQualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent and a personal experience with recovery. Candidates must have basic computer skills and excellent communication skills. Must have the ability to complete recovery coach training and/or peer support training as soon as possible after hire date.This position requires a valid driver's license and the ability to pass an extensive background check. All candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption. -Salary and BenefitsCandidate's pay will be commensurate with experience and education. Full-time employees receive a full suite of benefits that include health, dental, vision, life insurance, and IPERS - as well as a competitive PTO plan with 21 days accrued in your first year! Community & Family Resources is also considered a qualified employer under the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.If you have a strong desire to be a part of a team that has a profound impact on individuals, families and our community, we invite you to apply!

Keywords: Community and Family Resources, Ames , Peer Recovery Support Coach, Education / Teaching , Ames, Iowa

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