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Recovery Specialist (CSC) 

Description

Looking for a Full-time Recovery Specialist


Job Summary:

The Recovery Specialist serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary outpatient program providing supportive services to clients based on their treatment goals. The Recovery Specialist's role is to support clients in their path to recovery from the first episode of psychosis. The Recovery Specialist will have lived mental health experience and provides case management, outreach, and group facilitation and fulfills the objectives of the Coordinated Specialty Care model. The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, and motivator to help promote long-term success. Assures program goals and objectives are accomplished by fulfilling job and team responsibilities as assigned.

What You Will Do:

  • Serve as the team lead on engaging consumers in recovery planning.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups for consumers on various topics relating to wellness and recovery.
  • Offer on-site as well as outreach services (including transport of consumers).
  • Fulfill case management services, including, but not limited to, direct linkages to services, service coordination, treatment enrollment assistance, and so forth.
  • Communicate observations and information about the consumer in the consumer's service record and to team members.
  • Engage in supportive counseling.
  • Assess/evaluate consumers at intake/admissions, during ongoing recovery/service delivery, and discharge.
  • Collaborate with treatment providers to establish comprehensive assessments and Recovery Plans.
  • Formulates Recovery Plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives (that serve as indicators for evaluating progress), and realistic time frames for achievement; performs reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives.
  • Works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards; collects information on consumers' insurance and reflects all demographic data.
  • Participates in quality assurance activities and cross-functional action teams.

What We Need to See:

  • A baccalaureate degree with a major in a mental health, health or other appropriate human services-related discipline from an accredited college or university plus life experience, or
  • A high school diploma or the equivalent, plus related work or life experience, or
  • Preferred prior employment working as peer support, Certified Wellness Coach and/or Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner with experience


What We Offer:

  • 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 Days  
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.





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.  
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