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Recovery Specialist- MWRAP  


Seeking to hire  two Full-Time  Recovery Support Specialist  

Job summary

  • Develop a Recovery Plan which should include culturally competent and relevant services and identify the individual goals with measurable objectives the woman wishes to achieve, assess the strengths she has that can be used to work towards those goals, identify barriers that can inhibit goal attainment, and monitor the progress made attaining those goals
  • Educate the woman on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social service and recovery support systems
  • Provide recovery support services based on the woman’s preference and her family’s assessed needs
  • Ensure the woman engages in services for herself and infant
  • Work collaboratively with the Case Manager to ensure the woman engages in services for herself prenatal, postpartum up to one year
  • Maintain relationships with the woman in order to assist her in the treatment engagement and retention process
  • Reinforce, guide, and ensure the woman that recovery is possible, and is built on multiple strengths, coping abilities, and resources of each individual
  • Assist the woman with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery
  • Assist in establishing and sustaining a social and physical environment supportive of recovery
  • Enhance identification and participation in the recovery community
  • Advocate for appropriate and effective community treatment and recovery
  • Empower individuals to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway
  • Provide an initial face-to-face meeting and telephone support; and Maintain follow-up during pregnancy and one year after birth 
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalency required. Associate degree preferred
  • Two (2) years’ experience in the a minimum
  • Must possess the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) certification issued by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of New Jersey (IC&RC) OR
  • the National Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NPRSS) certification issued by NAADAC/NCC AP. 


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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