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CURRENT POSITIONS

LEAD PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT WORKER

HOPE for NH Recovery is looking for Lead Peers for our Claremont, Newport, Franklin, Concord, Berlin, and Manchester Locations 

Reports to: Program/Center Manager

 SUMMARY: Provide recovery coaching support services to those who are contractually engaged with Hope for NH. Provide recovery coaching support services to others in need at a HOPE for NH Recovery Community Center as needed.  Act in the capacity of the primary resource at a HOPE for NH Recovery Community Center.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Meet weekly/ or daily as needed with recoverees (persons identifying as a person seeking or are in recovery) to build a trusting peer based relationship. Utilize meeting time to encourage peer in continued recovery and achieving goals both in group format and individual sessions. Provide onsite recovery coaching services in both groups and individual sessions at the Hope affiliated centers. Attend weekly staff supervision meetings at HOPE for NH at designated site. Attend monthly group supervision meetings and individual supervision meetings. Complete daily encounter forms. Assist peers with risk assessment and goal setting. Assist other recovery coaches by sharing ideas, knowledge and resources. Collect data in a confidential manor. Update data base. All documentation must be done in a timely manner. Mentor recovery coaches in center as to work performance and maintaining good boundaries. Provide guidance to the rest of the shift staff and volunteers in the absence of a program or Center manager. Maintain recoveree or fellow staff confidentiality at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of a recovery process and Recovery Oriented Systems of Care model. Lived experience with recovery is encouraged to apply.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: GED equivalent or High school diploma. Higher education preferred. CRSW is preferred. Completion of the recovery peer training accepted by the IC&RC for certification. Must at least be working towards state certification. Understanding of community resources. One or more years’ experience recovery coaching.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Must have valid driver's license and insured auto if you are part of an outreach team. Considerations for non-licensed drivers in center can be made. Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) certification is Preferred. Considerations will be made if candidate is in process of certification for NH State. There are additional training requirements for those peers who work in the emergency department that must be completed before person begins coaching in the ED. 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, Motivational interviewing, and case management techniques preferred. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the consumer is required. Completion of recovery Peer training.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. the employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, and working smell sense.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a Center. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the necessary tasks. There are various work environments that have varied tasks and responsibilities. Online and telephone work environment is within a Hope Recovery community center. Other environments include but are not limited to Emergency departments, primary care facilities, recovery housing, treatment facilities and community centers. The varied facilities listed above have the facilities policies, which must be followed as well in tandem with HOPE policy.

PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT WORKER

HOPE for NH Recovery is looking for Peer Recovery Coaches for our Claremont, Newport, Franklin, Concord, Berlin, and Manchester Locations

Reports to: Program/Center Manager

SUMMARY: Provide recovery coaching support services to those who are contractually engaged with Hope for NH. Provide recovery coaching support services to others in need at a HOPE for NH Recovery Community Center as needed.  Act in the capacity of the primary resource at a HOPE for NH Recovery Community Center.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Meet weekly/ or daily as needed with recoverees (persons identifying as a person seeking or are in recovery) to build a trusting peer based relationship. Utilize meeting time to encourage peer in continued recovery and achieving goals both in group format and individual sessions. Provide onsite recovery coaching services in both groups and individual sessions at the Hope affiliated centers. Attend weekly staff supervision meetings at HOPE for NH at designated site. Attend monthly group supervision meetings and individual supervision meetings. Complete daily encounter forms. Assist peers with risk assessment and goal setting. Assist other recovery coaches by sharing ideas, knowledge and resources. Collect data in a confidential manor. Update data base. All documentation must be done in a timely manner. Coach recoverees in center as to and around the recovery progress and maintaining good health. Provide resources and referrals to needs of the recoveree.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of a recovery process and Recovery Oriented Systems of Care model. Proficiency with existing community health and wellness resources.  Lived experience with recovery is encouraged to apply.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  GED equivalent or High school diploma. Higher education preferred. CRSW is preferred. Completion of the recovery peer training accepted by the IC&RC for certification. Must at least be working towards state certification. Understanding of community resources. One or more years’ experience recovery coaching.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Must have valid driver's license and insured auto if you are part of an outreach team. Considerations for non-licensed drivers in center can be made. Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) certification is Preferred. Considerations will be made if candidate is in process of certification for NH State. There are additional training requirements for those peers who work in the emergency department that must be completed before person begins coaching in the ED. 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, Motivational interviewing, and case management techniques preferred. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the consumer is required. Completion of recovery Peer training.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. the employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, and working smell sense.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a Center. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the necessary tasks. There are various work environments that have varied tasks and responsibilities. Online and telephone work environment is within a Hope Recovery community center. Other environments include but are not limited to Emergency departments, primary care facilities, recovery housing, treatment facilities and community centers. The varied facilities listed above have the facilities policies, which must be followed as well in tandem with HOPE policy. 

Hope for NH Recovery is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of race, color, creed, sex, disability, age, religion, national origin or ancestry.