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Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
Salary Range:Location:
SPRINGFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Up to One Year
Preference: Required
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
LADC I or LADC II - Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Apply your experience working with individuals on the road to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction at BHN!

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Recovery Specialist Supervisor for Unity Place!

Unity Place, 1 16-bed co-ed program will provide residential rehabilitation services to individuals suffering from addiction and mental illness.

Recovery Specialist Supervisors support the growth, independence, and safety of the individuals served, providing guidance and direct counseling as needed and acting as a role model to others. In addition to individually assigned responsibilities, such as room checks, house laundry, etc., they facilitate diverse client groups as well as provide crisis intervention and emergency services, as needed. Recovery Specialist Supervisors complete program specific forms, documentation, and progress and group notes in a timely and thorough manner. They also use a staff log as a means to convey individual and program information to other staff.

Additionally, Recovery Specialist Supervisors may use their vehicle for transportation of individuals, as needed, and report any program-specific safety and maintenance concerns. They attend and participate in staff meetings, in-services, and other mandatory trainings. Additionally as supervisor they will assist in staff selection, resolving personnel issues, and assist in coaching and counseling of employees under the direction of the Program Director. They will also partner with the nursing unit leadership to identify educational and clinical needs of the nursing staff and facilitates development and implementation of educational programs for staff as needed.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Requirements:
Recovery Specialist Supervisor at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

Commitment to client empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration (required).
Ability to understand, empathize, and work with an addicted population, including those with co-occurring disorders.
Knowledge of DPH Bureau of Substance Abuse regulations (required).
At least one year of experience in substance abuse treatment environment (required) .
LADC II or LADC III (Licensed Alcohol and Drug Assistants) or equivalent (preferred).
High School Diploma or equivalent (required).
At least two years of supervisory experience (preferred).
Valid driver’s license (required).


If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

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