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Recovery Specialist 


Seeking to hire a Part-Time Peer Recovery Specialist  

Job summary

  • The Recovery Specialist will act as an on-call support, during scheduled hours, to report on-site to an opioid overdose reversal
  • Work closely with Paterson Dispatchers and First Responders
  • Provide recovery support information to those who are refusing hospitalization after an opioid overdose reversal and will follow-up with individuals who provide their contact information to assess if they have engaged in services
  •  Be responsible for all required documentation
Position Requirements


  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalency, associate’s degree or above preferred
  • Certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist preferred
  • Must have two (2) years’ experience in the guiding principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness 
  • A valid driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency’s automobile insurance 
  • Travel is required between service area, use of own vehicle is required 


CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA.  Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for the protection of our employees and the clients we serve.  Therefore, prior to Orientation you will be required to upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot.  Failure to have this information timely upload to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Rotating Days and Evenings  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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