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Recovery Support Navigator in Shirley, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shirley, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/20/2018

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.

The Recovery Support Navigator provides non-clinical services that engage, educate and support individuals seeking treatment and their families in order to motivate and maintain them in culturally relevant behavioral health services in the community. The Recovery Support Navigator will be responsible for case management services that engage and retain opioid dependent individuals being released from state prison into medication assisted treatment in the community. This engagement begins while the individual is incarcerated and the support continues for the individual once they are released and return to the community.  

This position is located at MCI Shirley. Hours are 8:00am-4:00pm, but could vary slightly based on the needs of clients. There is one opening. This position may also need to provide services at other locations if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a prison setting as well as a community based substance abuse treatment center is preferred.
  • Candidate shall have a valid drivers' license.

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