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Mental Health Association of Greater Spf Recovery Specialist-Relief/Per Diem in Springfield, Massachusetts

Recovery Specialist (Relief/Per Diem), Springfield General Information Job Title: Recovery Specialist (Relief/Per Diem) Location: 995 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA, 01109 Employee Type: REL Job Category: Direct Care Industry: Non-Profit Contact Information Name: Jennifer Rivera Phone: 413-233-5397 Email: jerivera@mhainc.org Description Relief/Per Diem: 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts available. Locations: Springfield & Wilbraham Please see below for summaries of our different Programs GRIT "R" Job Summary Provides guidance and direction to residents in MHA's GRIT program in Springfield, which is a 16 bed co-occurring substance abuse and mental health program for young men aged 18 to 24 years. Oversees resident activities to ensure conformance with program policies. Participates in ensuring that the day to day operations of the program milieu support the culture of recovery and is both trauma and gender informed. Responsible for implementing interventions identified in each resident's treatment plan. Supporting residents with the completion of activities of daily living including meal preparation, household maintenance, transportation, and active engagement in recovery and relapse-prevention planning. GRIT "W" Job Summary Provides guidance and direction to residents, and oversees resident activities to ensure conformance with program policies. Participates in ensuring that the day to day operations of the program milieu support the culture of recovery and is both trauma and gender informed. Responsible for implementing interventions identified in each resident's treatment plan. Supporting residents with the completion of activities of daily living including meal preparation, household maintenance, transportation, and active engagement in recovery and relapse-prevention planning. GRIT "Y" Job Summary Provides guidance and direction to residents in MHA's GRIT program in Holyoke, which is a 16 bed co-occurring substance abuse and mental health program for LGTQ+ individuals. Oversees resident activities to ensure conformance with program policies. Participates in ensuring that the day to day operations of the program milieu support the culture of recovery and is both trauma and gender informed. Responsible for implementing interventions identified in each resident's treatment plan. Supporting residents with the completion of activities of daily living including meal preparation, household maintenance, transportation, and active engagement in recovery and relapse-prevention planning. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities ? Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time, prioritize tasks, take initiative, follow through, and work cooperatively as a member of a team. ? Good oral, written, computer, and organizational skills. ? Demonstrated ability to adapt to the changing needs of the program participants. ? Strong interpersonal skills, patient, caring, and compassionate. ? Must be able to pass and maintain certifications in medication administration (MAP), CPR, and first aid. ? Must have ability to facilitate and develop a supportive community in a diverse, multi-cultural residential setting. ? Valid driver's license, sufficient automobile insurance, acceptable driving record, and a safe reliable vehicle during working hours (notify hiring manager if an extension is needed on obtaining these items). Required Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Applicable experience working with people who have been impacted by homelessness, psychiatric diagnosis, trauma, and/or addiction preferred.

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