This Job Is What You Make It
I'm currently a full-time Recovery Advocate, and I would say that regardless of your position at Wayside, this job can be rewarding and you can leave the stress at work, or you can get caught up in negativity. Clients overcoming addiction can sometimes be very difficult to work with, so this kind of job requires a lot of empathy and understanding. If - more... you are interested in a position using trauma-informed care, this job is for you!
I would recommend this position for someone who can handle confrontation and enforce rules while maintaining a friendly but professional relationship with the cli ... - less
ProsThere's always more to learn with each clients' individual case, can be a great staff team environment if you make it one
ConsCommunication between staff can be lacking which becomes extremely difficult for the clients