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Mental Health & Recovery Specialist

Location: Danbury, CT, United States
Schedule: T-R 2P-8:30P, F 2P-10P, SAT 12P-7P

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Description

At Ability Beyond, you can be accepted, celebrated, & impactful!

Location: Danbury 

Hours: SUN 2P-10P, M-THUR 2P-8:30P (30 hours weekly) 

Pay Rate: $17.75/hour 

Responsibilities: 
 

  • Assisting in all matters that pertain to the support, rehabilitation, and counseling of clients in active recovery and the day-to-day operations of the program.
  • Supporting and teaching individuals in areas such as self-care, house responsibilities, educational and vocational achievement, medication management, financial management, social and recreational development, and personal and interpersonal coping. 
  • Serve as a positive role model for the residents and community.

Benefits:  

  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, vision, pet insurance)
  • Paid time off (increases over years of service)
  • Self-directed retirement plan options (403B)
  • PSLF loan forgiveness eligibility
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program including mental health resources.
  • Ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging initiatives
  • Accredited certification programs in direct care, leadership, and other specialties
  • Employee mentorship program
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Willingness to learn, no experience needed.
  • An interest in mental health & addiction recovery & case management a plus!

To see a day in the life of our Ability Beyond workforce, check out this video:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2TezhPHro 

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