Community Support Specialist - Recovery Support Specialist

Recruiter
Continuum of Care
Location
Norwalk
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 12, 2016
Closes
Oct 07, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

New Permanent Supportive Housing Program opening in Norwalk, CT Available Positions - Community Support Specialist I and Recovery Support Specialist Position Summary: Provides rehabilitative mental health and substance abuse services to assist individuals to achieve and maintain the highest degree of independent functioning in the community. Works collaboratively to provide intensive rehabilitative community supports, crisis intervention, group and psycho-education, case management activities, person centered goal development. Provides transportation and assists in providing hands-on-instruction with activities of daily living. Performs all other duties as assigned. EOE Job Requirements: Community Support Specialist I require Associates Degree in addition to a DARC certification or other identified Behavioral Health Certificate with at least one year prior experience. Recovery Support Specialist (must have Certification as a Recovery Support Specialist) and require a High School Diploma plus a minimum 3 years of work experience in a related field. Additional certifications in CPR and First Aid preferred. PSH/Norwalk/CSS1 - FT 40hrs Schedule TBDPSH/Norwalk/RSS - PT 20hrs Schedule TBD

Company Description:

Continuum is a private not-for-profit agency located in New Haven, Connecticut. Established in 1966, our fundamental mission is to provide comprehensive residential support, housing development, acute services, and home healthcare services that enable persons with psychiatric and developmental disabilities to live as fully and independently in the community as possible. EOE