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Recovery Coach

Company: Horizon Health Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Are you seeking a rewarding and fulfilling career in the Mental Health and Addictions field? Do you have a passion for helping people in our community?
Apply to be a Recovery Coach today!
What will you day look like?
At Horizon, youll enjoy a supportive, team-based work environment. Have a question? Theres always someone there to help! We offer a seamless onboarding experience thatll ensure your success in your new role.
As a Recovery Coach at Horizon, you will...
+ Help to initiate and sustain an individual/family in recovery from substance use or mental health and promote recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery
+ Help individuals find ways to stop using (abstinence), or reduce harm associated with addictive behaviors
+ Work with individuals/recoverees beyond recovery initiation through stabilization and into recovery maintenance
+ Offer employment counseling to include an intake assessment, strategic plan, and vocational resources to achieve outcome.
+ Monitor outcomes for treatment, social, and vocational accomplishments.
Why choose Horizon to build your career?
Besides the fact that weve been named a Best Place to Work for 15 (yes, 15!) years in a row? At Horizon, you can be assured that you will make difference in the lives of others. Even better, your teammates will be just as motivated to make a difference!
What we offer that youll love
+ Company Culture: At Horizon, we pride ourselves on cultivating an atmosphere of teamwork where all employees feel heard and valued.
+ Diversity & Inclusion: We are committed to equity, racial justice, and equal opportunity for all, and strive toward this goal through the work of our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Council, frequent trainings, ongoing conversations, affinity groups, and more.
+ Trainings, Trainings, and More Trainings: We have an entire team dedicated to your personal development and professional growth.
+ Team Building, Connection, and Relationships: At Horizon, were more than co-workers, were a community. We support each other, celebrate our achievements and milestones together, and have fun together!
+ Retirement: We know you want to retire comfortably and were here to help! Horizon offers 401(k) AND profit-sharing programs to make sure youre set for the future.
+ Student Loan Assistance: We help pay off our team members' student loans every month. One year after joining, youll have been able to pay off an extra $600!
+ PTO & Holidays: We believe self-care is essential. Combined with holidays, youll earn up to 22.5 paid days in your first year. By your 3rd anniversary, that's almost doubled with up to 37.5 paid days off!
What makes you a great candidate?
We cant wait to learn more about you! Here are a few specifics of what youll need for the job:
+ OASAS Certified Peer Advocate Certification and/or OMH Certified Peer Specialist
+ A clean, valid, NYS drivers license, three years of driving experience, and reliable personal transportation to travel locally on a regular basis.
+ Lived experience with substance use and mental health, and are personally familiar with the associated challenges
+ Assists with self-advocacy, self-efficacy, and empowerment to foster engagement and collaboration while promoting voice and choice
+ A strong desire to assist individuals in recovery by sharing experience, strength and hope to empower and create autonomy for individuals in recovery
77 Broadway, Buffalo, NY
This position is Monday-Friday with some evening hours required.
Horizon is consistently evaluating our compensation and benefit packages to ensure we remain competitive. The range of pay for this position is $18.00 - $21.00. Starting pay may be impacted based on experience and education. This position includes a bonus earning opportunity, with an annual max potential of $800, based on volume of service visits provided and cash equivalent opt out benefits. Compensation adjustments are evaluated annually.
Horizon DEIB Statement:
Horizon commits to being an anti-racist, diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. Through self-reflection and our commitments to education, growth and development, increased workplace diversity throughout all levels of our organization and the cultivation of meaningful relationships, we pledge to advance equity, racial justice, and equal opportunity for all.
Horizon endorses public health measures including vaccinations. We encourage all applicants to be mindful of the fact that Horizon is a healthcare agency proving in person services throughout our community.
This information is intended to provide a general overview of the position; it is not a full job description.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Horizon Health Services, Buffalo , Recovery Coach, Other , Buffalo, New York

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