Certified Peer Recovery Coach
Job Type

The Certified Recovery Coach is an individual who is grounded in their own substance use recovery. They work one on one to support other individuals on their journey through the recovery process. Through utilizing their own personal recovery experiences, certified recovery coaches work towards developing authentic peer-to-peer relationships. Building on the foundation of relationship and shared experience, recovery coaches empower their peers to set and reach their own goals for recovery. They offer support in learning and practicing new skills, building natural supports and resources in the community, engaging in their own self-directed recovery process, modeling recovery and resiliency tools and skills, and supporting them in advocating for themselves across environments.?  


The position requires a minimum of certification as a Certified Recovery Coach (CRC) and intention to obtain CPRC through the State of Idaho (IBADCC) ** and high school diploma or GED and lived experience. Successful completion of driver’s privileges for Heritage Health vehicles may be required.  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

This position requires an extensive amount of autonomy and the ability to perform well under pressure and with crisis situations.  Successful completion of driver’s privileges for Heritage Health vehicles is required. 


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Provide consistency and support to promote personal progress and accountability in recovery. 
  2. Model personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness by selectively using self-disclosure in telling one’s personal recovery story and demonstrating how a belief in oneself is maintained. 
  3. Empower clients to problem solve and find their own solutions. 
  4. Teach clients how to navigate a variety of community-based services and organizations that support recovery. 
  5. Assist clients in identifying strengths and readiness to actively pursue recovery goals. 
  6. Use a variety of different methods, tailored to the client, to move through the process of setting and reaching recovery goals. 
  7. Maintenance of electronic client files, including completion of progress notes and progress reports in a timely manner. 
  8. Fully participate in mandatory clinical supervision meetings on a weekly basis. 
  9. Compliance with confidentiality policy as it applies to protection of clients’ rights 
  10. Collaborate with all members of the treatment team in regard to the client’s strengths and recovery goals. 
  11. Follow all mandated reporting requirements for children and vulnerable adults. 
  12. Strict adherence to Idaho Certified Recovery Coach Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. 
  13. Maintain a nonjudgmental approach, use effective listening, eye contact, professionalism, and positive interactions at all times. 
  14. Understanding and adherence to all Heritage Health Policies and Procedures. 
  15. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. 
  16. Other job-related duties as assigned.