Title Recovery Coach
Location Hopkinsville, Madisonville,
Job Information

RECOVERY COACH, Substance Use Services

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Substance Use Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide supportive services for Drug Court participants.
2. Encourage and facilitate client involvement in 12 step support group sessions and assess the participant’s progress on an individual basis as necessary.
3. Perform other supportive duties as assigned by the Pennyroyal Center Co-occurring Therapists or the Case Manger.
4. Conduct psychoeducational classes in regard to 12 step program and recovery dynamics.
5. Assist in arranging necessary medical, dental, and other appointments for program participants as needed.
6. Provide initial sponsorship to the participant until a permanent sponsor is identified.
7. Must be adaptable to a weekend or evening schedule depending on the participants program needs.
8. Expected to have 80% time in direct participant contact activities.
9. Maintain communication with Drug Court Staff as to the participant’s progress in the program as needed.
10. Work cooperatively and in support of both Drug Court and Pennyroyal Treatment staff.
11. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of year experience in the Substance Abuse/Mental Health field including a working knowledge of the 12 step recovery model. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and present proof of automobile insurance. Must pass a Criminal Record Check and Sexual Offender Registry check. Must have present proof of a recent (less than a 1-year-old) TB skin test.

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