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Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
Salary Range:Location:
SPRINGFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full / Part TimeHealthcare Office
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required

Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Empower those in substance abuse recovery to reclaim their lives and grow!

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Recovery Specialist at the Hope Center at Behavioral Health Network! As a Recovery Specialist, you will support the growth, independence, and safety of the individuals we serve. You will oversee individuals’ activities to ensure compliance with program rules and policies, providing guidance when needed. You will complete safety checks and client rounds and document incoming medications and provide assistance during scheduled medication passes throughout the day. Recovery Specialists occasionally facilitate diverse psycho-educational groups, provide crisis intervention and emergency services when needed, and provide transportation for clients with insured company and/or personal registered personal vehicles, as needed.

Other responsibilities of Recovery Specialists include communicating with other staff members as needed and completing program specific documentation such as incident reports and contact notes, as well as reporting specific safety concerns. Recovery Specialists at BHN work collaboratively with program counselors and supervisors to ensure quality of services for individuals served. They learn to work as a collaborative team with the goal of delivering high quality sound clinical treatment. Recovery Specialists will grow through ongoing training and firsthand experience that will enhance their skills and provide additional employment opportunities.

At Behavioral Health Network’s Hope Center, we believe in the unique strengths, skills, and empowerment of the individual to motivate their treatment and recovery in our 30-day detoxification and stabilization services. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Requirements:
Recovery Specialists at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:
• Individuals must be committed to client empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration.
• Must be in successful recovery for two or more years.
• Minimum of one year experience working with substance abuse population.
• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• Valid Driver’s License.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on “Work Here and Make a Difference” to apply!

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