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Peer Recovery Coach-Peer Recovery Network

Talbert House

Talbert House

United States · Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Details

08 3009 BURNET AVENUE - CINCINNATI, OH
Full Time
High School
$16.00 - $17.00 Hourly
1st shift
Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Position Summary: Provide education and support to clients in recovery for substance use disorder. Participate in outreach to community partners to help coordinate services for clients in order to help sustain sobriety. Maintain regular contact with clients to monitor and assess progress.

Position Description:

  • Assist staff with caseloads through regular client contact in community and program setting. Track and assess progress as determined by program guidelines
  • Help to develop and implement Individual Service Plans
  • Efficiently operate personal computer to enter, edit and/or retrieve data using agency electronic health record
  • Assist clients in accessing community resources, including, but not limited to: food, clothing, supportive housing, Medicaid, job readiness and/or placement, public assistance, etc.
  • Facilitate site-based daily support/peer groups
  • Visit, support, and transport clients as needed upon discharge from program
  • Collaborate with family members, internal and external case managers, and other providers while supporting clients recovery
  • Prepare documentation in compliance with contract, regulatory and Agency requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of substance use disorders and community resources to assist with maintaining sobriety
  • Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to operate personal computer to enter, edit and/or retrieve data and to produce reports and correspondence as necessary
  • Beginner level problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task while prioritizing tasks
  • Services will be provided within various Talbert House Programs and within the community

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
  • Must be in recovery for minimum 2 years
  • Peer Support Specialist certification or ability to obtain within first three months of employment
  • A valid drivers license and current auto insurance may be required

Essential Functions/Physical Demands:

  • Positional: Driving in accordance with job duties assigned. Infrequent standing and walking. Constant sitting.
  • Gross Mobility: Rare climbing, or crawling. Infrequent balancing, stooping, kneeling, or crouching. Frequent to constant reaching, handling and fingering.
  • Sensory: Rare tasting/smelling. Infrequent use of color vision. Occasional use of far visual acuity, depth perception, and field of vision. Frequent use of near and midrange visual acuity, and visual accommodation. Frequent to constant talking and listening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability.