Recovery Resource Council is seeking to hire three, full-time Certified Recovery Support Peer Specialists to work on an Overdose Response Team within Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant County locations. We are looking for a valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards. Qualified candidates are diligent problem solvers, who can work independently while adhering to contract requirements. A thoughtful, persevering, self-disciplined approach to achieving accurate, detailed work is essential. Proof of full COVID vaccination is required prior to being considered for employment at Recovery Resource Council. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
Duties and responsibilities:
Staff hired for this position will be part of a multidisciplinary overdose response team comprised of Community Health Paramedics, Recovery Support Peer Specialists, and a Licensed Social Worker. This team will respond to substance use crises within Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant counties 2-3 days after 911 has dispatched immediate care to the home. Staff will conduct home visits to provide follow-up support, education, and referral services to the individual who experienced an overdose as well as others living in the home. Staff will work very closely and cooperatively with EMS, local police departments, area hospitals, treatment facilities, and other community collaborative partners to ensure the highest quality of care to all individuals. The primary mission is to provide services that will assist the individual/family in managing the trauma of the recent overdose while also providing resources to minimize the risk of a future overdose. Staff who hold this position must be a Certified RSPS and able to provide trauma-informed, client-centered care to support the individual’s efforts in recovering from the chronic disease of addiction. Staff employed on this team must be available on an on-call basis to provide peer recovery support services for a minimum of eight consecutive days after identification or induction and then once a week thereafter.
Recovery Resource Council (the Council) is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is against Council policy for any employee to discriminate against an applicant for employment or another employee or participant on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.
To apply for this position the following documents are required (all three must be complete for consideration)
- Letter of interest
Submit letter of interest and resume to Becky Tinney: email@example.com
- Please complete the assessment using the following link