Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 9/5/2023
Location: Norwich, CT | Southeastern Mental Health Authority Facility | Behavioral Health Home Unit
Employment Type: Full time, 35 Hrs/Wk | First shift, 8:00am - 3:30pm
Company: DMHAS

The RSS Trainee in this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Guides clients through the process of defining personal goals for clients’ recovery plans using existing evidence-based workbooks or person-centered planning tools
  • Supports and guides clients in following tasks outlined in the recovery plan 
  • Provides instruction and skill training in recovery management to clients and families
  • Supports clients in obtaining services that meet their recovery needs
  • Accompanies clients off the unit and onto the hospital campus or community to practice entering unexpected situations and managing stress and disorientation
  • Accompanies clients on day passes to the community to acclimate the client to their new community
  • Provide coverage at the Peer Desk Center to engage and offer peer support to the general hospital population

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