Recovery Support Specialist

Organization: 
Fulton County Family Partnership
Location: 
Mcconnellsburg, PA

We are currently seeking a Full Time Recovery Specialist to work in Fulton County.
The goal of this position is to serve as a liaison between individuals with a substance use disorder, their families, treatment providers, and community supports using strategies that are supportive and to help the individual engage in the recovery and treatment process.

The individual in this position will provide the “lived experience” perspective as someone in recovery. They will provide hope, encouragement, and motivation to embrace and engage in services and all phases of recovery - outreach prior to treatment, support during treatment, and follow-up after completion of treatment. Collaboration of systems and services and well as ongoing engagement in treatment is an important factor for increasing positive outcomes for individuals who are in treatment for opioid addiction.

This is a unique opportunity with potential to grow with the program and the employer will assist with gaining certification to become a Certified Recovery Specialist.

Deadline: 
10/23/19
Qualifications: 

• High School Diploma / GED
• Valid driver’s license, working vehicle and automobile insurance
• Working knowledge of 12 step recovery principles
• Pennsylvania State Child Abuse Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
• FBI Clearance through the Department of Human Services
• Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
• Flexible schedule with evening requirements
• Must be eligible to obtain CRS certification

Contact Info: 

Full time position with paid health insurance,paid time off and paid holidays. EOE.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Elen Ott, Fulton County Family Partnership at 22438 Great Cove Road McConnellsburg PA 17233 or eott@fcfpinc.org.

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