Recovery Coach
Job Details
New Prospects - Bridgeport, CT

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity and respect.

New Prospects - located in Bridgeport, Connecticut is uniquely positioned to offer gender-specific co-occurring enhanced intensive residential services to adult men and women. This program is designed to provide services for individuals who are experiencing difficulties stabilizing their substance abuse and mental health issues and seek short-term intensive treatment of approximately 30 days.

 

Hours - Monday to Thursday 12pm - 8pm and Sunday 8am - 4pm 

 

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Provides recovery support through self directed, strength based approach to care.  Utilizing principles based on the Recovery Coach Ten Components of Recovery. 
  • Promotes recovery by assisting in linkage to recovery support activities by removing personal and environmental obstacles, linking persons to the recovering community and serving as a professional guide and mentor for person seeking recovery and their families.
  • Maintains communications with community providers and builds a network of recovery support services to support program participant’s attendance in organized, social sober activities.
  • Recognizes the elements of client crisis, implements an immediate course of action (in consul with supervisor) appropriate to the crisis and utilizes negative events to enhance overall treatment outcomes.
  • Prepares agenda for supervision and utilizes supervision as needed to meet professional demands of job.
  • Educates individuals & families by providing information on recovery supports within the community.
  • Provides information and assertive linkages to services and resources with an emphasis on self help groups, CCAR, recovery houses, sober events and programs, employment and job services.
  • Identifies the needs of clients that cannot be met by the counselor/organization, explains rationale for the referral to the client, and assists the client to utilize the support systems and community resources.
  •  Meets all documentation requirements of position and program.
  • Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by  supervisor.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Certification from the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy as a Recovery Coach.
  • Lived experience in stable recovery. 
  • Established expertise and practices related to professional boundaries and ethics. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships. 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Ability to project a professional image. 
  • Valid Connecticut driver's license is required.

 

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484

 

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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