Certified Peer Recovery Coach

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD

Certified Peer Recovery Coach, Houston
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Job Title:
Certified Peer Recovery Coach
9401 SW Freeway
Houston, TX, 77074
United States
Employee Type:
Job Category:
Direct Care
Health Care
Required Degree:
High school
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is looking for a Certified Peer Recovery Coach to join our team. The Certified Recovery Coach will uphold the mission, vision and values of The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. Our Mission: Transform the lives of people with behavioral health and IDD needs. Our Vision: Empower people with behavioral health and IDD needs to improve their lives through an accessible, integrated and comprehensive recovery oriented system of care. Our Values: collaboration, compassion, excellence, integrity, leadership, quality, responsiveness and safety. The Certified Peer Recovery Coach will ensure the non-clinical view of Peer and Recovery Coach Services is a value to those we serve as well as the staff they work with.

What you will do:

Provide support and encouragement to group therapy participants.
Provide weekly coaching, or more if needed.
Facilitate and co-facilitate selected aspects of group therapy sessions.
Participate in monthly team meetings, or more if needed.
Maintain a caseload not to exceed 50 individuals.
Maintain 25 unduplicated face to face contacts and 95% timeliness of data.
Work with Clinical Team Leader, Program Manager and IFPOR Program Coordinator for Recovery  Service needs identified for program participants.
Provide education and training to community, FP staff and program participants regarding recovery support and overdose prevention.
Provide information and referrals regarding recovery resources in the community.
Report to Program Manager weekly.
Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with HIPAA regulations.
What qualifications you will need:

High School Diploma or General Education diploma.
Must be a Certified Recovery Coach.
Minimum 5 years working as a Peer Recovery Coach
Minimum of two years sustained sobriety.
In good standing with the credentialing agency for Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist in the state of Texas.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Have knowledge of Systems of Care.
Work well within office and field settings.
Be able to follow the Policy and Procedures of The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD.
What we have to offer:

The HARRIS CENTER offers competitive salary, excellent benefits package, retirement plans with company matching, prior service credit towards generous PTO accrual, outstanding wellness programs and professional development.   

Employees can also take advantage of business casual dress code, corporate discounts, and gym memberships.  New hire referral bonus, discounts are also available on an optional basis. These include mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities.  

What else you should know:


This position is located at 9401 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074.

About us:

The HARRIS CENTER is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas.  As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The HARRIS CENTER provided care to over 79,000 people in fiscal year 2019 and has an annual budget of over $275 million.

As part of its mission to transform the lives of people with behavioral health and IDD needs in the third largest county in the United States, The HARRIS CENTER provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County. In addition, services are provided in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve what is one of the most diverse and multi-cultural communities in the nation.

By utilizing the unique expertise of its more than 2,300 employees, The HARRIS CENTER is committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.
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