Peer Recovery Support Specialist – Part Time – Huntsville, AL (#0308)

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Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse. This position will be in Huntsville, Alabama.

Position Summary:
The Peer Recovery Support Specialist is responsible for providing recovery coaching services for program participants in the program. The Peer Recovery Support Specialist works closely with the Treatment Services Coordinator and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide peer mentoring and/or coaching.
-To provide recovery resource connecting.
-To facilitate and lead recovery groups as needed.
-To build positive relationships within the community.
-Assist the Therapist in helping program participants find needed community resources.
-To serve as a liaison between participants & connecting with other community organizations and resources.
-To assist program participants with solving problems directly related to recovery.
-To assist program participants with improving job skills.
-To transport participants to appointments & to assist them in obtaining community services.
-To maintain accurate, complete, & timely documentation of peer support activities.
-To maintain contact with participants between appointments & sessions.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-To perform other duties as instructed by the Treatment Services Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Good writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-High School diploma or equivalent required.

-Must have 2 years of continuous documented sobriety & must be eligible to become certified as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist within 6 months of hire.
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license, transportation, insurance, and good driving record required.

Travel:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation, light local travel required weekly. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 

$12.00 to $15.00 per hour

 

Hours: 

Full-time, Exempt, Monday – Friday 10:45 am – 3:00 pm

 

Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter & resumes to 205-203-4843 or send cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org.  Please insert in the subject line (PRSS-0308).

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

 

Closing Date-Time: 

Wednesday, 7/31/19 – 5:00pm

 


Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

 

 

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