Recovery Coach Supervisor (behavioral Health Supervisor)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$65,493.17 - $109,155.49 Annually
Posted
Jul 07, 2019
Closes
Jul 20, 2019
Ref
19-01411
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Supervisor sought to lead a team of peer supporters (recovery coaches) responding to the Opioid Crisis. In this PORT Program (Peer Overdose Recovery Team), recovery coaches connect with individuals with a recent overdose, history of overdose, or other substance use emergency. Referral sources may include public safety agencies, including first responders, emergency departments, CSB programs, and other programs as identified. The purpose is to motivate and assist individuals to connect to ongoing recovery supports which may include self-help (including 12-step), treatment options (e.g., Detoxification, Medication Assisted Treatment), and other community supports. Provides program oversight, supervises, and coordinates the work of recovery coaches, and collaborates with partner agencies in reducing the incidence of overdose in our community.

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Illustrative Duties

  • Plans, assigns, and reviews work of team members;
  • Interviews and selects candidates for various positions;
  • Provides individual, family and group treatment;
  • Consults with professionals on a variety of problems including delivery of needed services for clinically complex cases;
  • Provides liaison to community agencies to facilitate communication and service provision for individuals requiring multiple services;
  • Develops and implements program activities and services, including training and educational activities;
  • Under direction, develops and implements a specialized program which is designed to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of service provision;
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Promotes awareness of program services through presentations;
  • Develops and monitors program's policies and procedures;
  • Ensures that program is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, regulations, and statutes;
  • Mediates and facilitates inter-and intra-program issues needing a systems perspective;
  • Plans, recommends, and executes quality initiatives related to mental health standards;
  • Provides crisis stabilization and crisis management.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of humans;
  • Thorough knowledge of the elements of a comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessment and interviewing techniques;
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement recovery oriented practices and person-centered planning;
  • Knowledge of major schools of treatment inclusive of substance abuse prevention and treatment methods/techniques;
  • Core skills in motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapies;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, sociological, and addiction terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and/or drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources;
  • Demonstrated case management skills;
  • Ability to evaluate the severity of individuals' substance use, psychiatric symptoms, and impact on daily functioning; and implement commensurate level of treatment and support;
  • Ability to manage a caseload and manage the workflow of the team;
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services and the individuals and families who support them;
  • Ability to prepare, produce, and conduct program presentations;
  • Ability to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs;
  • Ability to supervise and train service professionals;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to evaluate performance, provide feedback, coach, correct, and implement personnel procedures;
  • Ability to function independently in high stress situations;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, public and private sector organizations, community groups, and the general public;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college with at least a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing plus three years of clinical experience OR a doctoral degree in psychology, social, counseling or nursing plus one year of clinical experience.
Must be eligible to be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment with Community Services Board.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working with Peer Supporters.
  • Experience supervising or managing Peer Supporters.
  • Experience with Harm Reduction models.
  • Certification and experience as a Peer Support Specialist.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to transport self and others to sites throughout the area (using a county vehicle). Ability to use keyboard-driven equipment and to communicate orally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include exercise

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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