Hope on Haven Hill is seeking to expand its staff and is currently seeking a Master level clinician to be part of our high energy team serving pregnant and post partum women who are either in our residential treatment program for Substance Use Disorder or are engaged in out Intensive Outpatient Program and recovery support services.
HHH is a 3.5 level residential treatment center located in a farmhouse in Rochester NH and serving homeless or imminently homeless women who are pregnant or newly parenting and challenged by substance use disorder and other co-occurring disorders. Eight women and their babies are in residence at all times at HHH and more than 50 women are engaged throughout the year in our Outpatient and IOP program. Within a year HHH will expand to include a recovery-housing program.
Position Reports to: Clinical Director, an LICSW, MLADC qualified clinician with 15 years of experience and is part of the overall team which includes 15-18 recovery support workers, three clinicans, caseworker, executive director and a program director who is a registered nurse.
Responsibilities: The Substance Abuse Counselor must be a currently licensed, or pursuing licensure (LICSW, LCMHC, MLADC or LADC) in the State of New Hampshire. The Substance Abuse Counselor will offer individual, group, and family counseling services to Hope on Haven Hill residents daily with an emphasis on providing Trauma-Informed Care and Gender Responsive Treatment. This position requires flexibility and a willingness to learn.
Duties of the Position: 1. Provide clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis interventions. 2. Provide individual and group counseling to women participating in the residential program with an emphasis on relapse prevention and healthy coping skills. 3. Treat co-occurring disorders using evidenced-based treatment practices in individual, group and family formats. 4. Provide individual and group counseling to women on an outpatient basis who are awaiting placement, or have completed, residential programming. 5. Lead, or co-lead Community Meetings to assist residents in recognizing group strengths and managing conflict. 6. Facilitate family meetings and oversee visitations with family members and supportive others. 7. Encourage and support parent involvement and participation per program guidelines. 8. Help mothers learn healthy parenting skills that will assist them in their everyday lives. 9. Maintain current and accurate records, with adequate provisions for confidentiality. 10. Recognizes resident’s rights and responsibilities, including residents right to privacy, dignity and confidentiality. 11. Attend scheduled team meetings and actively participate to improve positive resident outcomes. 12. Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job responsibilities. 13. Responds to emergency situations with competence and composure. 14. Other duties as directed by Executive/, Clincial or Program Director
Position Requirements: 1. Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field. 2. Two years of related experience in substance abuse counseling, preferably with pregnant and parenting women, or a willingness to learn (supervision towards licensure offered). 3. LADC/MLADC or eligible to pursue these credentials. 4. Comfort with, or willingness to learn, practicing using a trauma-informed approach. 5. Demonstrated commitment to the recovery community. 6. Strong ethical and moral character references 7. Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal, and telephone communication. 8. Consistently uses interpersonal skills that are appropriate for individual styles, personalities and cultures 9. Attention to detail, organized and timeliness 10. Proficiency in the use of computers for Word Processing, communications and software programs for confidential reporting.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in supporting the development of this 2 year-old organization that requires a flexible work style, enjoyment of working as part of a newly developed team, has a passion for making a difference and being part of an organization positioned for growth.
We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a flexible work environment. Candidate must be prepared to participate in coverage for evening emergencies as part of a rotating schedule.
Interest candidates should send their resumes, list of references and cover letter to:
Cynthia Maranhas Executive Assistant Hope on Haven Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
Recovery Support Staff -
Per Diem, call as needed
Responsibilities: The Recovery Support Worker is a support position working closely with the Clinical/Medical team to support others in the recovery from a substance use disorder for Hope on Haven Hill, Inc. a residential treatment center for pregnant woman and their children up to the age of five (5) years old. Duties include serving as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Support Worker seeks assistance, and when appropriate, seeks consent from the Clinical Director or Program Director regarding changes at the facility that may potentially affect the residents and staff. The Recovery Support worker must have a working knowledge of the drug and alcohol treatment system and a demonstrated commitment to the recovery community.
Duties of the Position:
Maintain daily resident logs, reports and records in appropriate files and database(s).
Assist in the day to day schedule of daily programming for residents.
Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase beginning with recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
Assist recovering persons in identifying their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery.
Recognizes resident’s rights and responsibilities, including resident’s right to privacy, dignity and confidentiality.
Other duties as directed by Clinical Director and/or Program Director.
Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job responsibilities.
Responds to emergency situations with competence and composure.
Supports risk management and participates in programs concerning resident and staff safety.
Reports evaluation findings to the Clinical Director and Management staff and recommends changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.
Maintains the safety and adherence to residential rules for all residents daily.
Develops a trusting relationship to enhance successful substance abuse outcomes and interventions
Engages in motivating clients in their treatment goals, specifically those related to substance use disorder issues.
Implements educational and enrichment groups for recovery support group times.
Transports and/or accompany clients to appointments
Transports and/ or accompany clients to outside enrichments and meetings in the community.
Safely administers medications per organizations policy and procedure.
High school diploma/G.E.D.
Three (3) years of experience of successful or part/full time paid or voluntary work experience
Acquired or met the qualifications for certification as a Certified Recovery Coach within 12 months of hire
Working knowledge of the drug and alcohol treatment system
Demonstrated commitment to the recovery community.
Strong ethical and moral character references
Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal, and telephone communication.
Attention to detail, organized and timeliness
Proficiency in the use of computers for Word Processing, Simple Accounting, Databases, Spreadsheets, Email and Internet.
Available for evening and weekend hours as needed.
Physical/Mental Requirements: Ability to walk/stand for long periods of time, physical strength for equipment needs and resident care activities, ability to move quickly in response to facility related issues, ability to frequently make judgements on or respond to facility or resident problems, disasters/emergencies, actual events or drills.
Working Conditions: Contact with clients and families recovering from crisis. Work in an office environment but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces. Well-lit and ventilated, with hazardous and non-hazardous equipment/supplies, may involve occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids and materials. Recovery Coach generally works a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to monitor program activities.
Interested applicants should provide a cover letter and resume to Kerry Norton at KNorton@HopeonHavenHill.org or P.O. 1272 Rochester, NH 03867.