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Peer Recovery Specialist - Behavioral Health Home

United Services, Inc. Dayville, Connecticut, CT Full-Time
$35,000.00 (Careerbuilder est.) What is the Careerbuilder Estimated Salary? Only about 20% of the jobs in our search results contain salary information. When a job posting doesn’t include a salary, we estimate it by looking at similar jobs in the same industry in that location. It is not necessarily endorsed by the employer and actual compensation may vary based on your experience.
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United Services, Inc. Peer Recovery Specialist

                       

Location

Dayville, CT

(Position is located 30 minutes from Providence, RI -- New London, CT -- Worcester, MA -- Willimantic, CT)

Description

Looking for a dynamic Peer Recovery Specialist to join our Behavioral Health Home team. The Behavioral Health Home (BHH) is an innovative, integrated health care service delivery model that integrates behavioral health care with medical care for children and adults with serious mental health issues who also have serious chronic health conditions.  Through an array of services the goal is to increase access to care, improve the experience of care, and to reduce unnecessary emergency and inpatient care while improving health outcomes. 

Bring the peer perspective and your recovery experience to support and inspire others to achieve person-driven and self-defined achievable goals.  Critical functions of the job include assisting in follow up with medical care, promoting involvement with wellness and health promotion activities, including self-help, and modeling successful recovery strategies.

Schedule

This is a full-time position with the schedule of Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Minimum Requirements: Associates Degree or High School Diploma/equivalent plus two years relevant experience required.  This position requires certification as a Recovery Specialist/Recovery Coach through Advocacy Unlimited or CCAR.  Reliable transportation and ability to transport clients in own car is a must. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

Salary Range:

$12.60 - $14.26 per hour depending on experience

You’ll make a direct impact in the lives of children, families and adults with social and behavioral health needs, while enjoying the truly exceptional benefits of one of Connecticut’s premier private, nonprofit behavioral health centers.

You’ll join a welcoming, highly-competent and long-serving staff of over 250 professionals who care about what they do. And our offices are located in small town and rural settings throughout Connecticut’s “Quiet Corner” within easy commuting distance from New London, CT, Worcester, MA and Providence, RI.

 

Benefits

·         4 weeks vacation

·         12 holidays 

·         Paid sick time

·         Very generous comprehensive benefit package for health, dental, life and disability insurance - 100% employer paid for individual and family coverage

·         Training and tuition reimbursement fund & eligibility for National Health Service Corps URL blocked - click to apply and URL blocked - click to apply

·         Pre-tax medical and dependent care plans

·         Retirement plan with an employer contribution after one year

Our vision of 'Creating Healthy Communities' is one that all staff share -- creating healthy communities within the agency, and in our community.

If you have the credentials, the commitment and the passion, we have the opportunity.  Please consider a career with United Services. 

For more information regarding our current openings visit the employment opportunity section of our website at URL blocked - click to apply

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Please forward your resume to United Services, Inc., 1007 North Main Street, Dayville, CT 06241 or email to URL blocked - click to apply or fax to (860) 774-0095

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 United Services is an Affirmative Action Employer EEO/M/F/D/V


Minimum Requirements: Associates Degree or High School Diploma/equivalent plus two years relevant experience required.  This position requires certification as a Recovery Specialist/Recovery Coach through Advocacy Unlimited or CCAR.  Reliable transportation and ability to transport clients in own car is a must. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

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Case Management
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Crisis Intervention

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