Peer Recovery Specialist - Part-Time

Direct Support · Steamboat or Craig , Colorado
Department Direct Support
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $19.00/hour

The Health Partnership is seeking a Peer Recovery Specialist to provide individual and group peer recovery support, guidance and coaching. The successful candidate will exhibit the following:  

  • Culture Champion – Commitment to the Partnership’s mission and working with diverse partners.   
  • Results Producer – A results-focused orientation with a proven track record of exceeding goals. 
  • Agility – Ability to think strategically, foresee opportunities and challenges and adapt as needed.   
  • Strong Communicator – Excellent written and oral communication skills.    
  • Organization – Exceptional capacity to manage details, monitor progress and adjust accordingly. 
  • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard, tackling challenges and is not afraid to take ownership of a situation 

 

Supervision Received: The Peer Recovery Specialist is based out of the Steamboat or Moffat office and supervised by the Recovery Team Supervisor. 

 

Key Job Responsibilities 

  • Provide individualized and group peer recovery support, guidance, and coaching 
  • Operates in Both Routt and Moffat Counties as needed  
  • Meeting 1:1 with clients to provide support and resources 
  • Aid with community connection and resources (maintain active up-to-date resource list) 
  • Assist client with rebuilding and addressing social support networks 
  • Model and teach self-advocacy skills 
  • Provide support and empathy for people seeking services  
  • Help clients with job skill development and employment 
  • Help build motivation for change in clients 
  • Works in collaboration with team members and external partners, communicates effectively with team and external providers 
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner  
  • Maintains confidentiality and informed consent in Recovery Data Platform (RDP) 
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and client centered philosophy toward clients 
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission and values of Partnership 
  • Schedule and attend CLEAN and SOBER events (Moffat and Routt) 
  • Attend or teach one Phoenix class weekly (Moffat and Routt) 

General Requirements & Qualifications: 

The Health Partnership is seeking candidates who meet or exceed the following qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Bilingual and Bi-cultural preferred 
  • At least 1 year of lived experience with mental health, substance use, and trauma recovery  
  • At least 6 months working within Recovery Peer Support Role  
  • Ability to travel to clients in Routt and Moffat Counties  
  • Knowledge of Local and state recovery resources including treatment centers, 12 step groups, support groups, therapists, and MAT providers 
  • Completion of peer support specialist training and working toward Colorado certification  
  • Knowledge and experience working with SUD population 
  • Knowledge and experience in delivery of evidenced based practice, including trauma informed care, to SUD and co-occurring diagnosis populations. 
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills 
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to Partnership policy and procedures 
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Ability to make routine decisions and determine proper action based on experience and within the limits of policy and procedure 
  • Ability to work effectively with populations regardless of culture, age, economic, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, veteran or disability status 
  • Possess strong collaboration skills 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned and requested 

Team Player: 

  • Engage in cross-organization efforts, connecting project work to the broader Partnership. 
  • Share unique skills and expertise with NCCHP team. 

Compensation 

  • $19.00/hour, .6 FTE (24 hours per week) plus benefits; 
  • PTO, health & dental insurance 

 

OUR VISION 

To help people live longer, healthier lives. 

 

OUR MISSION 

The Health Partnership is known and respected throughout Northwest Colorado for compassionately connecting people to health and well-being resources, through collaboration with community partners. 

Thank You

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  • Location
    Steamboat or Craig , Colorado
  • Department
    Direct Support
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $19.00/hour