Share Email Opening Apply Now
Title

Peer Recovery Specialist 

Description

Looking for a Full-Time Peer Recovery Specialist 

 

Job Summary:

You will provide recovery support and peer coaching to clients. Work with clients to support and strengthen their capacity to participate in their personal recovery, link them to appropriate care, and help them achieve their wellness and recovery goals.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Attend mandated trainings to delineate peer role functions, competencies, and responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the individual, develop a Recovery Plan
  • Educate the individuals on how to navigate treatment, social service, and recovery support systems
  • Provide recovery support services based on the individual’s preference and his/her assessed needs
  • Work collaboratively with the case manager to ensure the individual engages in services for up to a year
  • Reinforce, guide, and reassure the individual that recovery is possible, and is built on multiple strengths, coping abilities, and the resources of each individual

 

What We Need to See:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalency, associate's degree or above 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

 

What We Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus 
  • 401K, no matching needed 
  • High plan insurance at a generous cost 
  • Union benefits 
  • Life and Disability insurance 
  • Per diem opportunities 
  • Excellent supervision and training 
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement and eligibility for loan forgiveness 
  • 10% daycare discount 

 

About CarePlus New Jersey:

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus follows 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 before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

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.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Rotating Days and Evenings  
Location Various  
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.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
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.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

supervisorUID None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

Apply Now



WE ALSO RECOMMEND

Other Jobs Within Same Category
Outpatient Care Coordinator in Paramus, NJ
Posted on: 9/22/2022
[Apply Now]

Mental Health Worker Residence (Per Diem) in Parkridge, NJ
Posted on: 9/21/2022
[Apply Now]

Residential Coordinator (Group A) in Parkridge, NJ
Posted on: 9/20/2022
[Apply Now]

Clinician CSC in Paramus, NJ
Posted on: 9/19/2022
[Apply Now]

Clinician RISE in Paramus, NJ
Posted on: 9/16/2022
[Apply Now]


Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Program Manager in Paramus, NJ
Posted on: 9/8/2022
[Apply Now]

Clinical Program Manager SBS in Various, NJ
Posted on: 7/20/2022
[Apply Now]

Clinical Program Manager SBS (Per Diem) in Various, NJ
Posted on: 8/5/2022
[Apply Now]

Program Manager in Various, NJ
Posted on: 9/13/2022
[Apply Now]

Administrative Support RISE in Paramus, NJ
Posted on: 8/17/2022
[Apply Now]



 


 
Click here for technical assistance.