Program Director Vicky Butler is pleased to announced that Plymouth County Outreach is currently seeking to hire a Part-Time Recovery Coach and is accepting applications.
Job Description: Part-Time Recovery Coach
Reports to: PCO Operations Supervisor
Plymouth County Outreach is seeking a part-time Recovery Coach with strong knowledge of Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) and Plymouth County substance use and behavioral health resources. This individual will accompany Plymouth County Police Officers on overdose follow up visits with the purpose of breaking down the barriers to treatment and making treatment more accessible to those struggling with a substance use disorder and their families as outlined in the Plymouth County Outreach model.
In addition, this individual will be responsible for data input in PCOs Critical Incident Management System to track long term follow up and high risk individuals as identified by the Tier 2 sub-committee. This individual would eventually transition into a role providing incarcerated individuals with resources and support as well as conducting post-release follow ups.
The Recovery Coach will use their lived experiences along with their knowledge of available Plymouth County Services and resources to guide individuals in the process of finding and sustaining long term recovery.
- Must maintain appropriate ethics and boundaries
- Will educate individuals on all resources available based on their expressed needs
- Will assist with data collection, input, and documentation
- Will assist with Tier 2 follow ups
- Will be the lead Recovery Coach working with Plymouth County House of Corrections
- Work collaboratively with PCO Program Director, Operations Supervisor and PCO staff
- Actively working to get CARC certified
- Other administrative tasks as required
- Minimum of 2 years of sustained recovery
- Must have successfully completed 5-day recovery coach academy training
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Excellent interpersonal verbal communication skills
- Proficient in Microsoft and other computer programs
- Strong organizational skills
- Must be self-motivated and have the ability to multitask
- Strong knowledge of community-based services and resources
- Must support and be open to all pathways of recovery
- Must be able to effectively collaborate with law enforcement
- Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality
Rate of Pay: $15 – $18/hour, negotiable
This position is eligible for benefits
This position is a federal grant funded position that ends September 2023 with the plan to reapply for additional years of funding. The person holding this position will be at will, and will not be considered an “employee” of the Town of East Bridgewater.
Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by August 13th, 2021.