Recovery Support Technician
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Peoria, IL 61603
Human Service Center is a not-for-profit community agency that provides mental health and substance use treatment services for those in need within our community
The Knolls Center for Change is a men’s residential substance use/dual diagnosis facility where clients reside and receive treatment for anywhere between 30-60 days. The Recovery Support Technician (RST) is responsible for the daily functioning of our facility. Job duties include (but are not limited to) the following:
Providing access and supervision to clients as they take their medications
Supervising clients as they enter and exit the facility for passes (so as to not let contraband into the facility)
Supervising clients’ families/friends as they come for visiting hours
Performing Urinalyses and Breathalyzer tests on clients as needed
Providing clients’ access to each meal and overseeing the kitchen when meals are being prepared and served
Providing access to emergency care when needed (Medical/General Safety)
Providing support to clients (actively listening, helping client to brainstorm solutions, de-escalating crises etc…)
Maintaining the structured days/schedules of the Knolls Center for Change
Maintaining regular contact with supervisors, counselors, and other RST’s
- HS Diploma or GED.
- Ability to pass an Illinois criminal fingerprint background check for IDPH.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and electronically.
- Willingness and eagerness to work with people in early recovery from substance use disorder and with mental health diagnoses.
- Ability to have strong professional boundaries while still maintaining a healthy level of care and compassion for our consumers.
- Previous experience working with individuals with substance use and mental health diagnoses.
- Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
- Knowledge of Health Department Standards and Codes (and potential requirement of obtaining food handling certificate upon request)
- Sunday 2nd shift
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.