Recovery Support Specialist- Houston Sobering Center 2nd shift

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: 15.00
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • 15.00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 15.00

Website Houston Recovery Center

The position will provide recovery support services and assistance to female clients at the Houston Sobering Center. The position requires the Recovery Support Specialist staff to participate in client care during the client’s stay and continuum of care post-discharge. This position will entail other duties as assigned.

Schedule -2nd shift 3pm to 11pm and 1st shift on weekends 7am to 3pm

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·         Keep Client care a top priority by providing empathy and respect.

·         Provide support to all clients during intake, admission, and throughout their stay including discharge

·         Monitor clients at all times while using the language of hope and motivate a client toward change

·         Assist in de-escalating individuals during intake and throughout their stay

·         Responsible for securing client property to be returned at discharge

·         Help develop and maintain connections in the community and provide referrals as needed

·         Focus on a person’s strengths and support the overall health and wellness of a client

·         Support client’s decision for treatment and services

·         Provide follow-up telephone calls as a continuum of care

·         Clean sobering area, bathrooms, break rooms etc.; when necessary participate in doing laundry

·         Maintain documentation of charts associated with RSS responsibilities

·         Maintain communication with shift lead

·         Able to represent center reflecting a professional image

·         Inspect facilities and equipment to ensure safety and sanitation regulations

·         Attend all meetings and trainings as requested

·         Adapt to changing work requirements along with flexibility of time

·         Perform RSS assignments onsite and offsite to include any additional duties assigned

·         Ability to work a varied schedule



·         High School Diploma or GED

·         46 Hours of Recovery Support Specialist Training

·         Certified as Recovery Support Specialist with VIA Hope Texas Mental Health Resource

·         Or Certified with Texas Board of Addition Professionals


Ability to:

·         Communicate well oral and written/ Bilingual preferred

·         Have extensive knowledge of community agencies and their services

·         Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing,  Stages of Change and Mental health Awareness

·         Work cooperatively as a team member

·         Accept and follow directions that comply with organization guidelines

·         Ability to work any of the three shifts when needed


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