PLYMOUTH — Plymouth County Outreach is seeking a full time Recovery Coach with strong knowledge of Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) and Plymouth County substance use and behavioral health resources. The Recovery Coach’s primary responsibility will be providing resources to high-risk populations including those incarcerated, those recently released from incarceration, and Tier 2 individuals. This Recovery Coach will conduct post-release follow ups, attend re-entry panel meetings at the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department and attend weekly Tier 2 meetings.
This individual will accompany Plymouth County Outreach Officers on overdose follow up visits with the purpose of breaking down the barriers to treatment and making treatment more accessible to those living with substance use disorder and their families as outlined in the Plymouth County Outreach model. In addition, this Recovery Coach will be responsible for data input in PCO’s Critical Incident Management System.
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 be responsible for conducting follow-ups with individuals recently released from incarceration
- Will regularly attend re-entry panel meetings at the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
- Will assist with data collection, input, and documentation
- Will assist in conducting Tier 2 follow ups
- Will work cohesively with PCO’s Community Outreach Recovery Coach
- Will assist in long term follow up of Individuals PCO has come in contact with
- Actively working to get CARC certified
- Other administrative tasks as required
- Completion of Recovery Coach Academy preferred
- 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, independent and have the ability to multitask
- Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines
- Must support and be open to all pathways of recovery including but not limited to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder and harm reduction.
- Strong knowledge of community-based services and resources
- Must be able to effectively collaborate with law enforcement
- Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality
Schedule: 30–40 hours per week, flexible. Must be available nights and weekends as needed.
Rate of Pay: $16–22/hour, negotiable.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by December 14th, 2020.