Recovery Specialist
Vinfen - Hyannis, MA

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Education and/or training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a human services discipline. A CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Professional certification), or commitment to obtaining same, is preferred. Male applicants who have been in long-term recovery are stronlgy encouraged to apply.

All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and have held a valid US drivers license for a minimum of one year and be able to satisfactorily pass a driving check. Additionally, this position requires a fully insured vehicle that you will use in the course of your daily work. You must be willing to transport clients in your vehicle.

All candidates for this position must also be able to successfully pass a CORI check.

Job Description:
Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

We are looking for compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide expertise to persons served by the program about the recovery process, symptom and illness management, and the personal effort required in order to have a satisfying life in the community. Collaborates with other staff to promote a program culture that recognizes, understands, and respects each person’s strengths, point of view, experiences, and preferences. Provides peer counseling and consultation to individuals, families, and program staff; acts as a liaison with community resources.

To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills and prior Human Services experience. Education and/or training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a human services discipline. A CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Professional certification), or commitment to obtaining same, is preferred. Male applicants who have been in long-term recovery are stronlgy encouraged to apply.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, flexible hours.

Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:
• A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
• Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
• Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
• Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
• Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
• $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
• Other generous benefits and perks!
• To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org. Recruiters, please no calls.
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Vinfen is a private, nonprofit human services organization providing services to adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and...