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Recovery Specialist II in Methuen, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Bright Futures is a youth-centered, family-focused residential substance abuse treatment program for twelve to fourteen male youth in Methuen, Massachusetts.  Utilizing a strengths-based, trauma-informed, individualized approach, Bright Futures teaches youth the skills necessary to maintain drug-free, pro-social lifestyles.  Programming is designed to address the numerous issues that are known contributors to substance abuse and delinquency, such as family functioning, interpersonal relations, impulse control, poor decision-making skills, thrill seeking behaviors and responses to authority. 

The Recovery Specialist II helps to maintain the safety and security of residents and staff on assigned shift; assumes primary shift supervision responsibility in absence of Recovery Specialist III; responds promptly and professionally to emergencies; monitors youth activity and program schedules. The RSII also ensures Shift Security audits, log entries, and alerts are up to date and complete; participates in physical restraints as necessary, and coordinates the completion of the intake process. This position may be required to work mandatory overtime to meet program needs.

Schedule has varying hours between 1st & 2nd shifts.
 

Qualifications:

  • One to three years, or equivalent experience, in a direct care facility working with youth preferred. 
  • The ability to model appropriate interactions for clients and ability to communicate effectively with clients to ensure that procedures are followed and order maintained is required. 
  • Applicant must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. 

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details
  • Job Family Direct Care
  • Job Function Direct Care II
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $14.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.00
  • Required Education High School