Jobs TemplateRecovery Support Specialist

Posted: 02/06/2022

Sign on bonus up to $1,000

Since 1961, The Association for Individual Development (AID) has served individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or mental health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma, and those at risk. As a non-profit organization, our mission is to empower people with physical, developmental, intellectual, and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose. We are looking for a Recovery Support Specialist who exemplifies that mission, and who wants to work for an organization that makes a difference. Are you the right fit?

What will you be doing?

  • Creates the opportunity for a person with lived experience (in recovery from mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders)
  • Intended to support the acquisition of experiential hours and participation in CRSS training modules in order to move the person towards meeting certification requirements
  • Collaborate with Behavioral Health Treatment Teams to provide community support and psycho-social services to individuals opened to Supported Services, or residents of AID Kendall Service Area in order to: (1) decrease mental health dysfunction, (2) increase community functioning, and (3) assist clients in achieving recovery goals
 
What will you bring to the table?
  • High School Diploma or equivalency   
  • Eligible to obtain and desiring to work towards a CRSS certification  
  • In recovery from mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder 
 
What will we bring to the table?
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance plan
  • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability plan
  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Employer-paid critical illness plan
What are the other requirements?
  • Flexibility to work evening hours
  • Use of personal automobile
  • Maintain automobile liability insurance as defined by AID’s personnel policies
  • Maintain valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Meet/maintain driving record standards as defined by AID’s insurance carrier
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, demonstrating cultural competency and community awareness 
  • Proficient in or experience in use of a variety of computer software applications, including Microsoft Office, Word and Excel 
 
If we seem like a good fit, consider joining our growing team of compassionate, hardworking, and caring individuals, and start your path toward a fulfilling career that you can be proud of.

Position Type: Full Time

Position Location: Aurora

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