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Requisition Number 19-1489
Title RECOVERY COACH
Program Caseyville
City CASEYVILLE
State IL
Full-Time
Description Gateway Foundation, Inc. is a national, non-profit organization committed to serving individuals with substance use and mental health disorders. Since 1968, Gateway has continuously adapted to provide treatment to meet and exceed the needs of our patients and communities. We are dedicated to making a difference - we care about our patients, their recovery, their health and their future. Gateway employs over 1,300 people in six states, serving over 30,000 patients a year. In addition to professional development opportunities, Gateway Foundation offers employees a market-competitive total rewards package

Provides support to individuals in recovery for a substance use disorder; and coaching on sober living and coping skills. Identifies appropriate resources to eliminate barriers to treatment; consults with other treatment team members to assist clients with recovery goals and monitor progress.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides support to clients by assisting with treatment goals for recovery through group sessions and helps clients to understand actions needed to successfully achieve treatment goals.

2. Assists clients in making the transition from incarceration to community by serving as an example of sober living and identifying resources, services and support groups to be used in facilitating the transition.

3. Serves as a member of the treatment team by monitoring client behavior and reporting client observations, incidents or unusual occurrences; contributes to decisions regarding treatment plans, conflict intervention or privileges. Assists team in maintaining consistent setting for treatment, and planning and coordinating client interaction events.

4. Documents and maintains records which may include recording group hours, therapeutic treatments, activity or group participation, and so forth; in accordance with the contractual requirements. Ensures records are complete, accurate, and up to date.

5. Travels to assigned locations to provide support services to clients in Gateway treatment programs or those interested in treatment.

6. Participates in Performance Improvement activities as appropriate.



Requirements 1. Ability to read, write, and understand and follow written instructions in order to document interactions, incidents and occurrences and complete file work; at a level normally acquired through completion of high school.

2. Knowledge of substance use disorder treatment services and familiarity with to treatment minimum of one year of work experience and combination of post high school training or life experiences.

3. Communication skills necessary to assist with the development of treatment plans, explain goals to clients and assist clients in understanding the plans’ components.

4. Interpersonal skills necessary to gather and exchange information and effectively interact with the treatment team, clients and other internal and external customers, and provide clients with ongoing support.

5. General knowledge of the physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning level of the client population; and the demonstrated ability to appropriately interact, and communicate with clients based on their individual maturation level.


6. Must have current driver’s license and good driving record.

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets

  • Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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