When hope was needed someone was there for you. Now it's your turn.
Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services has immediate opportunities for recovery specialists – Addiction Treatment Services to join its growing team at the Tewksbury Treatment Center – a 32-bed detoxification program dedicated to helping individuals go through withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate symptoms. If you want to be a positive presence in the lives of others who are struggling with addiction, this is the position for you!  As a recovery specialist, you will provide medical and emotional support during one of the most pivotal stages in the recovery process. 

As a recovery specialist, you will:
  • Ensure the safety and structure of the program milieu by monitoring client activities
  • Observe and supervise clients and unit; conduct 30-minute client well-being checks
  • Conduct telephone admission screenings as well as other admissions duties
  • Search client belongings on admission and at discharge, or as otherwise directed by the supervisor
  • Complete all necessary checklists, shift documentation, and record-keeping in a timely manner in accordance with agency policies and procedures

In addition to a high school diploma, ideal candidates will have a valid state of Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing. Experience working with a substance use population is preferred.

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