Recovery Support Specialist

Applications Due On: 2/28/2024
Location: Norwich, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Company: DMHAS

DMHAS is seeking an RSS to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to provide clinical services for individuals in an outpatient mental health setting.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 2/22/2024
Location: Middletown, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Company: DMHAS

DMHAS is seeking a Recovery Support Specialist Trainee to use their lived experiences and recovery management techniques to engage, motivate, educate, and mentor clients in achieving individualized goals for successful community living.

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Peer Wellness Coach


Location: New Haven
Employment Type: Part Time
Company: Yale PRCH

Yale is seeking a Peer Wellness Coach to work with participants of a research grant, providing individual peer support with a focus on financial health and assisting with recruiting and engaging research participants.

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Women and Children Recovery Support Specialist


Location: Waterbury, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Company: Wellmore

The Recovery Support Specialist works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for individuals engaged in the Pregnant and Parenting residential program at Wellmore Behavioral Health.

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Life Coach/Peer Support

Applications Due On: 2/20/24
Location: Hamden, CT
Company: NAFI CT

NAFI CT is seeking a Life Coach/Peer Support to work alongside the clinical treatment team to help young adults who have a mental health diagnosis and a criminal history on the road to recovery.

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Recovery Support Specialist II: Assertive Community Treatment


Location: Manchester, CT
Company: CHR

CHR is seeking an RSS II to be part of a team that provides intensive community based treatment, support and rehabilitation to individuals who have a serious persistent mental illness (SPMI) or a dual diagnosis of SPMI and a Substance Use Disorder and are determined as requiring high levels of service needs.

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Recovery Support Specialist


Location: Meriden, CT
Company: Hartford Healthcare

Hartford Health Care is looking for a Recovery Support Specialist to use their personal experiences in recovery to develop meaningful and trusting relationships with patients, act as a mentor, and work to build a community of both clients and staff that is supportive and conducive to patient growth and recovery.

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Recovery Support Specialist- Young Adult Services


Location: Meriden, CT
Company: Hartford Health Care

Hartford Health Care is looking for a Recovery Support Specialist to use their personal experiences in recovery to develop meaningful and trusting relationships with patients, act as a mentor, and work to build a community of both clients and staff that is supportive and conducive to patient growth and recovery.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 1/3/2024
Location: Middletown, CT
Company: DMHAS

The State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Recovery Support Specialist Trainee. In this role you will use your shared life experiences and recovery management techniques to engage, motivate, educate, and mentor clients in achieving success.

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Recovery Support Specialist II


Location: New Haven, CT
Company: Continuum

In addition to providing recovery support services and serving as a consumer advocate, RSS II works in a leadership role, mentoring and coaching fellow peers, facilitating groups, and developing and implementing recovery plans to assist clients in pursuing their recovery goals.

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Recovery Support Specialist I


Location: Norwalk, CT
Company: Continuum

The Recovery Support Specialist I provides comprehensive community-based residential and support services to persons with mental health, intellectual, and addiction needs.

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Recovery Support Specialist II: Assertive Community Treatment


Location: Community Health Resources Manchester, CT
Company: CHR

CHR is seeking an RSS to work at the Assertive Community Treatment Team in Manchester, CT. The RSS in this position will be responsible for providing intensive community based treatment, support and rehabilitation to individuals who have a serious persistent mental illness (SPMI) or a dual diagnosis of SPMI and a Substance Use Disorder.

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Employment Services Consultant/Recovery Support Specialist DMHAS

Applications Due On: 12/4/23
Location: Hartford, CT
Company: Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut, Inc.

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut is seeking driven individuals to join us in our mission to help others and serve our local communities. As an Employment Services Consultant and Recovery Support Specialist, you would be helping those recovering from addiction to find and maintain employment.

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Recovery Support Specialist


Location: Meriden, CT
Company: Hartford HealthCare

Hartford Healthcare is seeking a Recovery Support Specialist to use their personal experiences in recovery to develop meaningful and trusting relationships with patients and act as a mentor.

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Young People and Family Services Coordinator


Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Company: CCAR

CCAR is looking to hire Young People and Family Services Coordinator (New Haven). The Young People and Family Services Coordinator will coordinate and support young people and family programming at various center locations.

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Recovery Community Center Coordinator


Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Company: CCAR

CCAR is looking to hire a Recovery Community Center Coordinator for the New Haven Recovery Community Center. The Recovery Community Center Coordinator will coordinate and support center activities and operations.

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Recovery Community Center Coordinator


Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Company: CCAR

CCAR is looking to hire a Recovery Community Center Coordinator for the Hartford Recovery Community Center. The Recovery Community Center Coordinator will coordinate and support center activities and operations.

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Administrative Manager


Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Company: CCAR

The Administrative Manager oversees and provides support related to the administrative operations of the organization. The ideal person will be enthusiastic, extremely well organized and passionate about working in the recovery field.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 11/20/23
Location: Waterbury, CT
Company: DMHAS

DMHAS is looking for a RSS Trainee to use shared life experiences and recovery management techniques to engage, motivate, educate, and mentor clients in achieving individualized goals for successful community living.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee (Bilingual)

Applications Due On: 11/14/2023
Location: Hartford, CT
Company: DMHAS

DMHAS is seeking a Recovery Support Specialist Trainee to use their shared life experiences and recovery management techniques to engage, motivate, educate, and mentor clients in achieving success.

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Community Coordinator

Applications Due On: 10/27/23
Location: Hartford
Company: Advocacy Unlimited- Toivo

Advocacy Unlimited seeks an experienced Community Coordinator with excellent communication skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, and a recovery-oriented, inclusive leadership style.

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S.P. Health Care - Recovery Coach

Applications Due On: 11/19/23
Location: Farmington
Company: UConn Health

UConn Health is looking for a Recovery Coach who has had lived experience with substance use treatment services during their young adulthood to work with young adult clients between 18 and 25 years of age.

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Recovery Support Specialist I: Support Employment


Location: Supported Employment, Enfield, CT
Employment Type: Part-time; 28 hrs/wk
Company: chr

The RSS in this position will assist individuals in exploring and concretizing their educational and employment related aspirations. Services include customized care through a comprehensive vocational assessment, individual and group counseling and linkages to the business community, and broadening opportunities for clients.

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Recovery Support Specialist II: Assertive Community Treatment


Location: Assertive Community Treatment Team, Manchester, CT
Employment Type: Full-time; 40 hrs/wk
Company: chr

The RSS in this position will be providing intensive community based treatment, support and rehabilitation to individuals who have a serious persistent mental illness (SPMI) or a dual diagnosis of SPMI and a Substance Use Disorder and be determined as requiring a high level of service needs. Community travel will be required with company vehicles provided. A sign on bonus is being offered for this position.

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Recovery Support Specialist I: CT Hope


Location: CT Hope, Danielson, CT
Employment Type: Full-Time; 40 hrs/wk
Company: chr

Chr is seeking a Recovery Support Specialist to support their clients at CT Hope. Duties include but are not limited to conducting psychosocial screens, creating individualized treatment plans, providing rehabilitation services, and participating in family education and support.

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Peer Recovery Specialist - Behavioral Health


Location: Behavioral Health Homes, Manchester, CT
Employment Type: Full-Time; 40 hrs/wk
Company: chr

Chr is looking for a Peer Recovery Specialist to provide medical care coordination & health and wellness support to existing CHR clients with significant behavioral health and chronic health needs such as Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma/COPD, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure.

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Recovery Support Specialist I: Court Supported Services


Location: Manchester, CT
Employment Type: Full-time; 40 hrs/wk
Company: chr

Chr is looking for a Recovery Support Specialist to provide a full range of court and community based support services for assigned clients with substance use disorders through the entire pretrial process. The RSS in this position will use their lived experience of recovery to provide coaching and consultation while making referrals and linkages to mental health, addiction and recovery based services.

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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

DMHAS is looking for a Recovery Support Specialist Trainee with knowledge of community support systems and resources, considerable interpersonal skills, and great oral and written communication skills.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 8/22/23
Location: Middletown, CT
Employment Type: Full-time, 35 Hrs/Wk, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Company: Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

DMHAS is looking for a Trainee to mentor clients, foster relationships, organize and conduct workshops, and support clients in various other ways. You must have completed the Recovery Support Specialist Certification to qualify for this position.

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Recovery Support Specialist Course Administrator


Location: Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. 114 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051
Employment Type: Full Time, 37.5 Hrs/Wk
Company: Advocacy Unlimited Inc.

Advocacy Unlimited is seeking an experienced Recovery Support Specialist Course Administrator to publicize, organize, and facilitate RSS courses across the state of Connecticut.

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Young Adult Peer Leadership Specialist


Location: Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. 114 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051
Employment Type: Full Time, 37.5 Hrs/Wk
Company: Advocacy Unlimited, Join Rise Be Program

The Join Rise Be Program is looking for a Young Adult Peer Leadership Specialist. Join Rise Be (JRB) is peer-run emerging adult initiative that operates through Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. JRB is dedicated to making the opportunity of recovery available to all young people across the state of Connecticut.

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Recovery Support Specialist II: Assertive Community Treatment


Location: Assertive Community Treatment Team, Manchester, CT
Employment Type: Full-time, 40 Hrs/Wk With Rotating Weekends/Holidays
Company: CHR

*SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED* CHR seeks an experienced RSS to conduct clinical risk assessments, provide psycho-educational rehabilitation services, and provide intensive skill building interventions to individuals who have serious persistent mental illness.

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Recovery Support Specialist I: CT Hope


Location: CT Hope, Danielson, CT
Employment Type: Full-Time, 40 Hrs/Wk
Company: CHR

CHR is seeking an RSS that can use their training and experience to assist individuals in moving along their paths to recovery. This role includes responsibilities such as skills teaching, conducting psychosocial screens, and developing crisis plans.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee (40 Hour)

Applications Due On: 07/17/2023
Location: 95 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, CT
Company: The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is seeking an experienced and qualified Recovery Support Specialist Trainee to join their team.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 6/29/2023
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Company: Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITY TO:
-Provide coaching and guidance to assist individuals in identifying recovery goals, support networks, employment and/or educational opportunities
-Utilize your own lived experience as well as evidence-based Wellness Management techniques
-Provide education around client rights and responsibilities, tools for recovery and management of mental health, substance use and medical issues.

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Peer Support Specialist for Supported Employment Program

Applications Due On: 7/15/2023
Location: New Haven, CT
Company: Fellowship Place

Full time and part time positions available. Fellowship Place, a nonprofit agency located in New Haven, seeks a full-time or part-time Peer Support Specialist for the Supported Employment program. Successful applicants will identify as people with first-hand experience of recovery from a mental health or substance use disorder and be willing to share their personal stories to build relationships with clients. Job responsibilities include helping clients to prepare for work and be successful once employed. Duties may include but are not limited to travel training, running job preparation groups, meeting with clients one-on-one to discuss work goals and challenges, and promoting employment services to agency clients not enrolled in the Employment Program. Prior Experience working or volunteering in a social service agency preferred. Current Recovery Support Specialist certification or willingness to become certified as a Recovery Support Specialist required. Wage is $17.80 per hour with paid time off and health benefits for full-time work. Application deadline is July 15th.

To apply for this position you must complete the application and e-mail cover letter, application and resume to hr@fellowshipplace.org, Fax to 203-789-4451, or mail to Fellowship Place, 441 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please note that resumes without a cover letter stating which position you are applying for and application will not be considered.

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Career Development Peer Specialist

Applications Due On: 7/15/23
Location: New Haven, CT
Company: Fellowship Place

Summary of Position:
The Career Development Peer Specialist position provides supportive services to individuals who are involved with Fellowship’s Supported Employment Programs. The Peer Specialist will use his/her own experience as a recipient of behavioral health services to counsel and help others with challenges experienced at work both individually and in a group setting.

Email Sandi Sibilio at ssibilio@fellowshipplace.org to learn more or to apply.

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Recovery Support Specialist Trainee

Applications Due On: 5/22/2023 11:59:00 PM
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Company: CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

As a Recovery Support Specialist Trainee you will:
-Provide coaching and guidance to assist individuals in identifying recovery goals, support networks, employment and/or education opportunities
-Utilize your own lived experience as well as evidence-based Wellness Management techniques
-Provide education around client rights and responsibilities, tools for recovery and management of mental health, substance use, and medical issues

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Mental Health Assistant 2 (Part-time)

Applications Due On: 2/28/2023
Location: Middletown, CT
Company: Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

-Support the development of life skills in individual and group settings
-Provide supervision, support, and close monitoring to assist clients in managing risk issues and increasing coping skills
-Transport clients to appointments and activities
-Provide mentoring activities to increase social skills
-Participate in the implementation and monitoring of positive behavioral plans
-Support vocational and educational goals through job coaching, tutoring, and bus training
-Actively participate and partner with young adults to ensure they develop and master skills necessary for a successful transition to independent community living
-Work as part of a professional team to assist young adults in the achievement of recovery goals by providing client-centered care in a trauma-sensitive environment while using the ARC model approach to treatment

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Community Clinician


Location: Bridgeport, CT
Company: Connecticut Department of Administrative Services

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
-Providing case management service to assigned clients, including but not limited to entitlements, housing, basic needs, transportation
-Provideing individual and group supportive counseling, education and skills building to clients in community living and develops and composes client Recovery Plans
-Collaborating and cooperating with client’s treatment team members and assists with the implementation of client recovery plans
-Attending and participating in All Treater’s Meeting with outside providers, and statewide CORP meetings
-Providing outreach and engagement in the community whenever needed
-Providing liaison service to clients who are in transition from long term inpatient beds to community living
-Providing groups services to clients who are incarcerated
-Facilitating weekly groups with inmates who are on the road to community re-entry
-Assisting with coordinating a discharge plan, coordinate care, and follow up outpatient mental health treatment and housing

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Curriculum Specialist (temporary position)


Location: New Britain, CT
Company: Advocacy Unlimited

The position of Curriculum Specialist will assist in the development of 24 hours of curriculum focusing on “Effective Advocacy.” The curriculum will be designed to instruct individuals who are interested in conducting public advocacy in legislative, administrative and other venues to promote the interests of people affected by mental health system involvement and/or substance use disorders.

Advocacy Unlimited is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting individual growth, protecting human rights, and informing systems transformation through holistic, peer-led support, education, and advocacy. In all the work carried out, our collective intention is to offer opportunities where people discover their full potential and create a life of self-defined purpose. The position of Curriculum Specialist will assist in the

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Peer Recovery Specialist


Location: Wauregan, CT
Company: United Services, Inc

Peer Recovery Specialist Job Description: Looking for a dynamic Peer Recovery Specialist to join our Community Support Program team. The Community Support Program is an innovative, integrated health care service delivery model that integrates behavioral health care with medical care for children and adults with serious mental health issues who also have serious chronic health conditions. Through an array of services the goal is to increase access to care, improve the experience of care, and to reduce unnecessary emergency and inpatient care while improving health outcomes.

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Mental Health Assistant 1 (Multiple Positions)


Location: Middletown, CT
Company: State of Connecticut

AS A MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT 1 YOU WILL:
-Work among professionals whose treatment goals developed for clients/patients are aimed to help individuals be stabilized, rehabilitated, and return to community-based living;
-Utilize your expertise in assisting clients/patients in developing a stress-free attitude;
-Stay up to date with changes that affect today’s society by participating in on-going education and training activities; and
-Apply your skills and experience to enhance self-worth of our clients/patients.

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Multiple opportunities


Location: Multiple - CHR Locations
Company: CHR

The following positions are open at CHR: Recovery Support Specialist I – Medicated Assisted Treatment, Willimantic: posting #4691 (fulltime) Recovery Support Specialist I – Treatment Pathways Program, Danielson: posting #4643 […]

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Recovery Support Specialist


Location: Waterbury, CT
Company: Wellmore Behavioral Health

The Recovery Support Specialist works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for individuals engaged in the Pregnant and Parenting residential program at Wellmore Behavioral Health. The Recovery Support Specialist will combine personal recovery experience with professional training to mentor individuals during their recovery and wellness journey. The Specialist will utilize a strength-based, wellness-informed, client-centered approach to assist the individual in eliminating any personal or environmental barriers to remaining engaged in services and achieving their individualized recovery and parenting goals.

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