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22 Jul
Recovery Coach
Idaho, Boise

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Would you like to work for an organization that does amazing work that protects the health and safety of Idaho citizens?

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's Division of Behavioral Health is currently seeking a full-time Recovery coach in Boise.

This position requires completion of recovery coach training and certification in Idaho or ability to obtain certification within one year of appointment. For information regarding certification in Idaho, click here. Incumbents may be required to work evenings or weekends as needed.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. Additionally, applicants will be required to pass a background investigation after a conditional offer of employment. If applicants are not able to pass a background investigation, a waiver process may be available.

  • Provide peer coaching and mentoring in individual and/or group settings

  • Provide recovery, education and support to individuals with serious and persistent mental illness and/or substance addictions

  • Provide support services to clients in a variety of settings

  • Instruct clients in problem-solving, daily living, self-management, and connecting with community supports

  • Monitor client goals, achievements and agreements; make progress notes

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings

  • Guide clients in completing documents necessary to implement services; explain applicable laws, policies and procedures to clients

  • Collect client data and provide information and/or arrange for support services such as medical care, legal assistance, housing, employment and other private and public community resources

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements.

  • Certification or eligibility to obtain certification as a Recovery Coach. Certification must be obtained within one year of appointment.

  • Valid driver's license

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Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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