Recovery Coach / Peer Recovery Specialist Caring For Two Program

Santa Maria Hostel

Recovery  Coach / Peer Recovery Specialist Caring For Two Program – Austin, Tx

Under general supervision, the Caring for Two (CFT) Recovery Coach is responsible to the Outreach and Care Coordinator/PPI Supervisor. The Recovery Coach/Peer Support Specialist provides outreach, education, peer support, and care coordination/navigation services for pregnant and postpartum women (with a child up to 18 months of age) who have a past history of substance use or who are at risk of future use and their families. This position requires extensive travel across the greater Austin area and surrounding counties, including occasional evening and weekend hours based on participant needs.

The CFT RC is responsible for engaging participants and ensuring services that support participants’ ability to enter into and sustain longer term recovery and wellness. RC assists participants to identify and meet recovery and wellness goals, identify and cultivate strengths and supports, overcome barriers and improve recovery capital in the areas of health, home, community and purpose including: recovery from substance use, physical and mental health, economic stability, employment, education and vocational goals, housing, transportation, life skills, parenting, family support, positive social connections and activities, community integration and peer leadership. The Recovery Coach must provide tracking data for sustainability of quality services.

Responsible for pre and post admission engagement and provision of recovery support services in individual and group settings for current and potential participants in the pre-admission/waitlist phase through admissions, formal treatment and community integration settings, including: face-to-face and telephone coaching, developing individualized recovery plans, coordinating resource referrals/linkages, conducting recovery support groups, and outreach and engagement.

Education/Experience:

A high school diploma or General Equivalent Diploma (GED) required. Two years’ related experience and/or training working with women who are at risk of substance use or who have addiction or co-occurring disorders strongly preferred. One to three months’ experience with 500 hours and 250 supervised hours of directly related experience and/or training required. Previous experience working as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist/Recovery Coach, Community Health Worker or Patient Navigator strongly preferred. Solid knowledge of community resources and the recovery community. Familiar with how to document services according to licensure and funder standards. Knowledge of substance use and ethical standards required.

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