17 days old

Peer Recovery Coach

Catholic Charities
Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Job Code
    PEERR02562-00001

Catholic Charities, the largest private non-profit provider of human services in Maryland, has a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment of 2,000 employees. We serve children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, the immigrant community, and seniors. Year after year named as a Baltimore Top Workplace, we offer great benefits, generous paid time off, and provide career opportunities where you can make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.


The Peer Recovery Outreach Specialist position is a grant funded, non-clinical role offering peer based outreach to engage individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorders. The purpose of this engagement is to provide support to reduce barriers to treatment entry.


JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


Perform year round street and shelter outreach in an effort to engage individuals to determine areas of need.
Link individuals to appropriate level of Substance Use Disorder treatment and other Behavioral Health and community resources.
Screen for Substance Use using Government Performance and Results Acts (GPRA), Screening, brief inventory, referral to treatment (SBIRT) and other approved tools.
Transport clients to treatment destinations.
Complete timely and accurate documentation.
Perform other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or GED.
Lived experience in Substance Use Disorder recovery demonstrated personal recovery and sustained abstinence from alcohol and/or drug use. Must be actively engaged in his/her own recovery program.
Certified Peer Recovery Coach.


REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to communicate with people from various economic and cultural backgrounds who are suffering from housing deprivation, Substance Use Disorders, and Serious Mental Illness.
Familiarity of various treatment options and facilities, such as maintenance centers, inpatient treatment centers ands, and Intensive Outpatient Treatment.
Excellent interpersonal skills.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Hearing and vision abilities within normal range (corrected) to drive safely and to observe and communicate with patients.
Must have reliable transportation to visit multiple sites. If driving on Agency business, must be at least 21 years of age and have valid drivers license issued by the state of residence, with no more than 3 points.


We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:


  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Vacation/sick/holiday pay

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of an trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.


Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer



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Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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