Recovery Coach - CARES (Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist)Job Title: Recovery Coach - CARES (Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist)
Department: Thurmond Tanner
Salary: Based on Ed and Exp
• Will support and guide recovery services in the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Will provide support to individuals with an Substance Use or SMPI diagnosis. Will conduct educational and mentoring groups and assist with connection to community resources. May transport clients as needed.
• Must be eligible for certification or be certified as a CARES in the state of Georgia
• Basic computer skills
• Motivational Interviewing experience or training
• Must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia driver’s license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.
•Current certification as a CARES
•Bilingual a plus
•Excellent communication skills
•Excellent organizational skills
Salary is based on education and experience.
NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview
Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.
This is a full time position and is eligible for organizational benefits.
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