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Recovery Support Worker

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:

Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Recovery Support Worker to join our Substance Use Services Team! The Recovery Support Worker provides peer-assisted recovery based on personal life experiences with substance use and/or other addictions. The Recovery Support Worker works in conjunction with the client, therapist, case manager, and other service providers to help the client achieve treatment and recovery-based goals.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Uses lived experience with and knowledge of substance use treatment, recovery coaching and other related human services to provide coaching, encouragement, and support.  Encourages hopefulness and motivation by sharing personal experiences of recovery.
  • Provides education, coaching, and skill building to help clients develop strategies related to wellness and recovery.
  • Coaches clients to effectively engage in treatment and community-based recovery supports.
  • Works collaboratively with clients to formulate care and recovery plan to support enhanced recovery capital.
  • Provides peer recovery support services to recoverees in person, by phone, and/or the community setting both one-on-one and in group formats.
  • Assist clients to set goals and develop recovery-oriented skills, activities of daily living, socialization, and community integration to increase recovery capital.
  • Works as part of an integrated team and communicates with colleagues, collateral contacts, supervisors, etc. regarding client care.
  • Provides a combination of direct and indirect case management and functional support services to clients for a percentage of time per week as appropriate for position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Prepares for and attends all meetings as assigned by supervisor; meetings may include team meetings, community-based staff members' meeting, department meeting, individual supervision meetings, etc. Manages and respond to emails, voicemail, etc. in a timely and professional manner.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of related experience.
  • Completion of CCAR training is required. CRSW certification is preferred.
  • Familiarity with community of the Greater Nashua region, resources, and services.
  • Ability to establish rapport with professionalism and strong boundaries.
  • Recommended to have knowledge of trauma related and behavioral health care systems
  • Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.

 

Why Join Us:

GNMH was voted the Number 1 Mental Health Provider in the Nashua area’s Best of 2021 contest! We are looking for collaborative, curious for knowledge people with a “can do” mentality to join our team of compassionate employees. We provide a stimulating work environment and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

 

  • Choice of 2 health insurance plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Health Plan Opt Out Benefit
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Agency Match
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Paid Extended Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Supervision towards Clinical Licensure
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and NH State Loan Repayment Program
How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: January 11, 2022

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