Peer to Peer Mission at Gavin Foundation

South Boston, MA 02127

About the Job

Gavin Foundation, Inc.

675 East Fourth Street

South Boston, MA 02127

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:Peer to Peer Case Manager

 

REPORTS TO:Program Director

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Peer support case manager will provide services to 25-30 clients; work in permanent team with clinical case manager serving the same clients. They plan and deliver weekly peer support meetings in the various treatment setting, model healthy living and recovery skills, and offer friendly support to clients in a variety of ways. For example, they may engage in recreational activities or attend self-help meetings with a client as a way to improve client’s engagement in the recovery process.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Participate in meetings with the Drug Court Treatment Court treatment team

*Collect and enter data into the EIM/ESM and GPRA websites

*Monitoring mental health and substance abuse symptoms and working with the clinical case manager and clinical supervisor to address these symptoms

*Provide education and support on symptom management, relapse prevention, medication management, problem-solving, and other skills needed in the community

*Provide practical assistance with transportation and other tasks

*Providing input into discharge plans

 

REQIREMENTS:

* Must have extensive knowledge of regional Treatment Services

* Must have effective speaking and writing skills

* Experience in the field of alcoholism and substance abuse

* Knowledge of laws governing confidentiality and rules of ethical behavior

* If in recovery from alcohol/other substances have two year of continuous sobriety

* Must meet Massachusetts CORI requirements & have a valid MV License

 

SCHEDULE:

Monday – Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm

 

Benefits:

401K, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Tuition reimbursement for job related training Workmen’s Compensation and Time off plan

 

GAVIN FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEER

 

Please email letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to:

Barbara Richards, Human Resources Director

barbararichards@gavinfoundation.org

Attach all documents in PDF or Word format. No phone calls please.

 

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