Skip to main content

Peer Recovery Coach

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

View more

Job Details


Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

The Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition is seeking a part-timePeer Recovery Coach(Outreach Worker) who will build a trust-based relationship with participants while assisting participants in their journey toward recovery and wellness. The Peer Coach will act as a role model to participants in such areas as: identifying personal strengths, conflict resolution, building self-esteem, recovery skills. Will use and speak about personal experiences related to behavioral health issues and/or the criminal justice system. This individual provides optimism and hope that recovery is possible and probable, all while promoting empowerment, self-determination, understanding, coping skills, and resilience.

For more than 20 years, Dee’s Place has provided a safe place where people in recovery can engage with peers, drop-in for 12-step meetings, participate in day program activities, and connect to psychiatric rehabilitative services. Staff assists in connecting guests to a healthy community and staying on the right track. All are welcome at Dee’s Place.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • 1:1 peer recovery coaching, peer counseling, and peer-mentoring.
  • Assists member in identifying and achieving with short, mid, and long-term recovery planning goals.
  • Facilitates peer-led groups on topics such as: harm reduction; Many Pathways to Recovery theory; wellness and recovery; recovery capital; and recovery planning.
  • Assists participants with accessing and securing all entitlements benefits they are eligible to receive (i.e. food stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, Motor Vehicle Administration identification, health insurance, etc.).
  • When requested, makes effective referrals for participants seeking to access substance use disorder or mental health services.
  • Performs electronic online data entry of all participant engagement documentation including but not limited to assessment documentation and daily, weekly or monthly engagement documentation.
  • Covers the front desk, as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Special Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to effectively communicate effectively with clients, their family and friends, collaborating and partner agencies and the general public.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in the following: Microsoft Office software (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel).
  • Experience working within the criminal justice system preferred, and/or with individuals previously incarcerated preferred.
  • CPRS (Certified Peer Recovery Specialist) certification preferred.

Classified Title: Outreach Worker
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Peer Recovery Coach
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB
Starting Salary Range: $15.25 - $23.00 HRLY ($18,720 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: Mon - Friday 4 hour shifts
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​HEBCAC Dees Place
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visithttps://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visithttps://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visithttps://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

Company

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert