Recovery Coach-Outpatient Counseling

at MaineHealth in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description



Position Summary

Clinician assumes primary responsibility for fulfilling the requirements of the contract held by MCH Addiction Resource Center with Lincoln and Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Offices. This includes providing outreach counseling services to persons incarcerated at Two Bridges Jail as well as for persons released from the jail who have substance abuse problems. Outreach includes facilitation of self-help and support groups, individual consultation, and referral for ARC IOP and other recovery services. Recovery coaching is designed to reduce recidivism and help clients achieve long-term recovery by making services available in communities where clients reside. Services will be provided at the locations specified by the contract

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Degree or training in counseling, social work, case management, human services, and/or mental health treatment preferred

License/Certifications: Eligibility for Maine certification/ licensure in alcohol and drug counseling preferred.

Experience: Previous work experience in counseling, community collaboration related to substance use issues.

Two years of sobriety if in recovery at time of hire.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 939886

Posted On: Jun 07, 2023

Updated On: Sep 05, 2023

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