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Recovery Care Specialist

Hope On Haven Hill

Hope on Haven Hill is substance use treatment organization serving homeless, pregnant and newly parenting mothers who are in recovery.  Hope on Haven Hill serves women in an eight (8) bed residential facility and outpatient services, including a developing intensive outpatient program (IOP).

HHH’s residential facility opened in December of 2016 and was immediately filled to its capacity to serve eight women and shelter their babies with them. HHH is one of only two residential centers in NH serving this population.  On a daily basis, residents are engaged in an intensive program, which includes group and individual therapy, 12 step programs, smoking cessation seminars, parenting education, recovery support activities, educational and job training and case management for their transition out of treatment.

In addition, the organization has just launched its outpatient counseling services, providing individual and group counseling for individuals with substance use disorder at its administrative offices in Somersworth NH. 



Part Time 1st Shift 7:00am - 3:30pm Friday to Sunday and Full Time 2nd shift 2:30pm - 11:00pm Tuesday to Saturday

Position Description & Related Responsibilities

Hope on Haven Hill (HHH) Mission:To provide a nurturing therapeutic home environment to pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders seeking a life of recovery.

Reports To:House Manager and/or Clinical Director

The Recovery Care Specialist is responsible for: monitoring and providing for client safety and support, delivering redirection as necessary, in a high-intensity residential substance use disorder treatment program.


Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Desire and ability to work with adults with substance use and other mental health disorders.
  • Must be CRSW (Certified Recovery Support Worker) or able to become certified within six months of employment start date.
  • Skilled in using computers: Word, Excel, Access, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in excellent customer service.
  • Ability to provide input on the creation of new systems and efficiencies.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and interdisciplinary team members to ensure continuity of care to all assigned clients.
  • Ability to maintain expectations outlined in Federal and Local standards of confidentiality.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding protected health information and adhere to agency boundaries practices.
  • Must be high school graduate over 18 years; working towards college degree desirable.
  • Confidentiality a must and knowledge of 42 C.F.R. Part 2 and HIPAA.

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, use hand and fingers, reach with hands, arms and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance and color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Requirements/Information:

  • Certification as a Certified Recovery Support Worker mandatory or working towards certification within 6 months of employment.
  • Must be able to work occasional early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Various background checks and medical exams as required by funders.
  • Position based in Rochester, NH.
  • Hope on Haven Hill is an EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour


Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing emotional support to clients in a manner that empowers client choice by emphasizing strengths.
  • Responsible for utilizing trauma-informed interventions and support.
  • Responsible for the facilitation of evidence-based psycho-educational groups as approved by the Operations Director and the Clinical Director.
  • Responsible for supervision of self-administration of client medications, reviewing documentation of such and ensuring clients are taking medications as prescribed.
  • Responsible for monitoring, documenting and reporting all client behaviors, particularly behavior changes, in an accurate and timely manner to supervisor.
  • Responsible for monitoring, documenting and reporting client nutritional intake.
  • Responsible for immediately contacting on-call supervisory staff as needed.
  • Responsible for monitoring the milieu and client bed rooms for safety and cleanliness.
  • Conduct routine room checks for safety and cleanliness.
  • Responsible for attending all staff meetings and weekly clinical supervision groups.
  • Responsible for observation, collection, documentation and proper chain of custody for federal probation and parole urinalysis.
  • Any other duties as assigned by House Manager, Operations Director and/or Executive Director.
How to Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Hope on Haven Hill to attention Faith Blue
You may also apply on link listed:

Salary Range:

$16.00 hourly

Job Location:


Date Added: September 11, 2019

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