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Riverside Community Care CSP-JI Navigator - Connect2Recovery in Norwood, Massachusetts

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CSP-JI Navigator

We are seeking a CSP-JI Navigator for Connect2Recovery in Norwood!

In this vital, navigators provide case management and system navigation supports to Mass Health eligible justice involved individuals struggling with a diagnosis of substance use, mental health, and/or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

The purpose of CSP-JI services is to engage individuals with justice involvement and SUD/MH issues by assisting them in successfully living in the community.

The CSP-JI Navigator will:

  • support individuals in accessing treatment services, community resources, and recovery-supported peer/social supports

  • assist the person in identifying and working through system barriers to recovery, including their justice involvement and legal status

    Schedule: Full- Time

    Pay: $20/ hour; offer an additional $2/hr for Recovery Coach Certification (CARC) and an additional $1/hr for Certified Peer Specialist (CPS).

    Why You'll Love RiversideWe make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer.

    Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

  • Eleven paid holidays

  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan

  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

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Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Basic computer/technology fluency (including Microsoft Office; comfortable navigating an electronic healthcare system – EHR.)

  • Must be vetted to be able to enter and provide services in correctional institutions

  • Valid driver’s license, safe driving record and regular access to a reliable vehicle

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mental health related discipline strongly preferred; Associate’s Degree or High School Diploma/GED considered with at least 3 years of related professional experience and/or personal experience with behavioral health and/or justice involvement.

  • Navigators must possess sufficient knowledge and understanding about treatment and recovery from substance use disorders, mental health disorders and/or criminogenic issues. This includes but is not limited to: an understanding of addiction, mental health and criminogenic services available for Mass Health Members and resources available in the geographic area where they will work.

  • Certification as a Recovery Coach preferred

    Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.