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Family Recovery Support Specialist

Company: Making Opportunity Count Inc
Location: Leominster
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

About Us: Making Opportunity Count is a non-profit human services agency dedicated to creating positive change and enhancing the lives of individuals and families in Central Massachusetts. We are committed to fostering community growth, providing essential services, and promoting holistic well-being. Our dynamic team is driven by a shared passion for making a lasting impact. To learn more please visit: https://www.mocinc.org/employeebenefits We offer fantastic benefits sure to enhance your work-life balance and overall satisfaction! For most positions, these benefits will include:Health, Dental, and Vision InsuranceCompany Paid Life Insurance and Long Term DisabilityFlexible Spending Account 13 Paid Vacation Days 12 Paid Sick Days13 Paid HolidaysHybrid Work OpportunitiesStudent Loan Forgiveness AssistanceTuition RemissionPet InsuranceEmployee DiscountsProfessional Development OpportunitiesImmediate 403b Employer Contribution, 100% Vesting on Day One! About This Opportunity:The Family Recovery Support Specialist (FRSS) provides support to pregnant, postpartum women, and parenting men and women experiencing Opiate Use Disorder. The FRSS will enhance services and access to treatment and recovery by drawing on their personal knowledge and experience. The FRSS will use evidence-based interventions to address attachment, parenting, and child development. He/she will provide assessments, outreach, advocacy, referral, and coordination of services for parents, their dependent children, and family members. Using a Plan of Safe Care, the FRSS will collaborate with treating providers, family members, community partners and state agencies to help organize and facilitate access to services. Key Responsibilities: Provide parenting and peer recovery education and support to families with children, prenatal through kindergarten, according to Parents as Teachers home visiting model requirementsAssist parents to build skills that help promote their own recovery and self-sufficiency and provide education about how to take an active role in their own treatmentUnderstand and fully support the Recovery Coach ModelHelp families navigate the healthcare system and social service system; accompany parents/families to appointments and meetings as neededWork collaboratively with other providers to support evidence-based services to families in recoveryMaintain confidentiality, keep accurate records, and maintain and submit all required family and program documentationAssist with planning and delivery of parent groups and eventsFlexible hours that may require evening work to accommodate the schedules of the families we serveAbility to work remotely from home with reliable access to internetOther duties assignedRequired Qualifications and Skills:High School diploma or GED. Must be in sustained recovery for at least 3 years and have considerable knowledge of the addiction treatment services system and support services.Experience with providing supports for individuals and/or families affected by opioid use.Must be a parent.Ability to share one's own personal experiences and recovery story with the purpose and intent to build trust and collaboration with persons.Recovery Coach Academy Certificate or ability to obtain Certified Recovery Coach Academy status within 2 months of hire date.Excellent organization skills, computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.Ability to quickly learn and effectively use new software programs, and ability to learn new software programs.Strong written and verbal communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, and ability to motivate and effectively work with clients to achieve goals.Experience with planning and facilitation of groups.A valid Driver's license and use of a vehicle is required.Bilingual a plus not required. Physical Requirements:Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to stand or sit for long periods of time, walk, bend, squat, sit on floor and climb stairs.Excellent auditory, verbal and sensory skills and abilities.Ability to travel to and from clients' homes, community events, and to required training sessions as identified by MOC.At Making Opportunity Count, we deeply value our culture and are dedicated to fostering a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered. This is evident through:Our non-profit Environment: Our values driven work atmosphere focuses on making a meaningful impact in our community. Our shared commitment to service develops a uniquely supportive culture.Championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We actively promote and celebrate diversity in all forms by embracing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences while ensuring equitable opportunities for all employees to thrive.Career Advancement: Our employees' growth is paramount. We offer comprehensive training programs, mentorship, and advancement opportunities to assist employees in the pursuit of their career goals. We believe in the potential of people and the power of diversity to drive innovation and success. We encourage all applicants to apply, even if you do not meet every listed requirement. Your unique experiences and perspectives are what help us shape the future of Making Opportunity Count. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. People of color, members of Tribal Nations and Native communities, LGBTQ-identified people, gender-nonconforming people, people with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are strongly encouraged to apply. Compensation details: 22.83-22.83 Hourly WagePId3fc6eb8e296-25660-34792776

Keywords: Making Opportunity Count Inc, Leominster , Family Recovery Support Specialist, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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