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Recovery Support Specialist

Company: Family & Childrens Services, Inc.
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) provides peer support services, based on an individualized, recovery-focused service philosophy that allows individuals the opportunity to learn to manage their own recovery and advocacy process. The RSS will work to enhance the development of natural supports, coping skills and other skills necessary to function as independently as possible in the community, including, but not limited to assisting re-entry into the community after incarceration, a hospitalization or other institutional setting. The RSS serves as an advocate and provides information and peer support for consumers in emergency, outpatient or inpatient settings. The RSS performs a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control of their lives and recovery processes. Must possess the skills to maintain a high level of professionalism, ethics and interactions with all ODMHSAS stakeholders.Requirements High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Specialized experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe mental illness and experience as a paid or volunteer staff working with adults with severe mental illness. Ability to work with the public, ability to maintain an effective working relationship with agency employees, ability to maintain a professional manner at all times and ability to maintain confidentiality. Must obtain and carry cellular phone during working hours. Dependent on team/program assigned, may or may not require possession a Driver's License and use personal automobile to travel to locations other than primary office. Must transport clients in personal automobile. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations is preferred. Ability to document activities, write reports, business correspondence and procedure manual. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues, clients, client's families, public and third party payer personnel. Strong preference may be given to individuals who have experience with the Department of Corrections or similar organization.This job is classified as a "safety-sensitive" position as defined by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act. Due to the "safety-sensitive" classification, an employee in this position would be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana per the Family & Children's Services Drug Free Workplace Policy, including possible revocation of a job offer or dismissal from employment.EducationRequired

  • High School or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequired
    • Drivers LicenseEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Family & Childrens Services, Inc., Tulsa , Recovery Support Specialist, Other , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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