Recovery Specialist – Pegasus House & Women’s View
Why we need you to work at TPC
•Your education is in psychology, social work, human services, or a related field.
•You have experience working with individuals struggling with addiction.
•You thrive working in a fast-paced work environment and can multi-task.
•You can problem solve and seek solutions.
•Your passion is working with people.
How you will feel working at TPC
•Valued and appreciated
•Part of a close team
•Empowered to bring change
•Joy of making a difference in people’s lives
Full-time benefits offered at TPC:
•Flexible work schedule
•Vacation time – up to 4 weeks per year
•Holiday time – up to 11 days per year
•Sick time – up to 12 days per year
•Health Insurance – 50% company paid
•Dental Insurance – 50% company paid
•Vision Insurance – 75% company paid
•Life insurance – 100 % company paid
•Voluntary short-term disability
Our team is growing!
New part-time and full-time positions are available at Pegasus House and Women’s View including awake overnight shifts. Work directly with individuals and make a positive change at these champion programs.
Recovery Specialist – Provide support and guidance for clients’ individual treatment goals. Responsible for the health, safety and well-being of individuals in the residential setting through advocacy and teaching, provide assistance to clients based on client need level, follow the agency concern for the security of residents’ personal information and records. Develop and encourage growth and skills in clients in the areas of recreation, safety, social activities, and daily living skills. Transport clients to appointments, as required. Must have a clean driving record and current license. Various shifts are currently available, but greatest need is second and third shift.
Pegasus House and Women’s View are amazing residential addiction treatment facilities. We strive to educate, motivate, and assist those wanting to make a change in their life. These programs offer an environment that reinforces a drug and alcohol free lifestyle, including attitudinal and behavioral changes. Clients are encouraged to cooperate with one another to learn the skills and responsibilities needed to care for themselves and develop positive relationships within the community.
Clients have multiple educational and vocational opportunities. Clients are able to pursue their GED or take college classes at the local community colleges. Additionally, clients can utilize the Career Center at Valley Works to develop a resume and pursue alternative certificate programs. Case management is also available to assist clients in navigating through what can appear to be a complex and overwhelming process of applying to school or maintaining a job.
Individual, group and family counseling services are available. The length of stay will be determined on an individual basis. Clients participate in basic life skills throughout their treatment here. Life skills are the ability for adaptive and positive behavior that enables the individual to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Clients are given guidance and support to foster autonomy and growth. Practicing life skills leads to qualities such as self-esteem, sociability, and capabilities to have the freedom to decide what to do and who to be. Through practicing these skills in treatment; the clients learn effective time management skills, work skills, problem solving skills, communication skills, relationship skills and organizational skills.
Responsible for the health, safety and well-being of individuals in the residential setting through advocacy and teaching, provide assistance to clients based on client need level, ensure that all documentation is completed on time for monthly, quarterly and yearly documentations, along with following the agency concern for the security of residents personal information and records.
•Maintain and ensure the safety of the clients at all times through conscientious awareness of their activities and assistance as needed.
•Prepare and facilitate appropriate group meetings.
•Document all accurate log notes, crisis reports, and incident reports, detailing in full the scenario and the follow-up taken along with contact information and follow up needed.
•Develop and encourage growth and skills in clients in the areas of recreation, safety, social activities, and daily living skills.
•Promote respectful and professional communication with providers and other venders.
•Facilitate and encourage contact with families/significant others when appropriate.
•Provide support and guidance for clients’ individual treatment goals.
•Promote and protect residents’ rights and maintain confidentiality of all client related information.
•Bachelor’s Degree or certificate in related field preferred.
•Minimum of one year experience working in a residential program or related field preferred.
•Knowledge of addiction preferred.
•Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
•Demonstrated ability to prepare, implement and follow all state licensing regulations.
•Current certification in CPR and First Aid preferred or ability to successfully complete training and receive certification in CPR and First Aid.
•Demonstrated knowledge of computers and computer software applications.
Job Type: Full-time and part-time hours are available.
Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour
Benefits are available for full-time staff.
We offer health insurance, dental insurance, company paid life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, vacation time, and sick time.
Please send resume with salary requirements to:
Carina Pappalardo, CEO