Community Healthlink

  • Director RES Recovery Services*

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Director of Residential Recovery Services in Worcester.


    Community Healthlink’s Substance Abuse Treatment Services includes an inpatient substance abuse continuum and a residential component that provides services and supports to clients utilizing a strength based approach to provide a comprehensive continuum of services. These services are aimed at supporting clients in their recovery from addiction, persistent mental illness, homelessness, and the numerous associated stressors. CHL has continually focused its attention on the needs of a diverse population by developing and delivering services that are local, professional, and responsive. We believe that local involvement is a key factor in clients success to maintain desired behavior changes in the community. 


    The Director of Recovery Services oversees the operation of Residential Recovery Programs to which assigned, consistent with the administrative, program and clinical policies of Community Healthlink and  it’s Substance Abuse Services Division.


    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
    Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
    CEU benefits
    Life and Disability insurance
    401k with agency contribution
    Wellness activity discounts
    Work related travel reimbursement
    Weekly clinical supervision to meet clinical licensing requirements


    -Performs duties using recovery oriented principles.

    -Demonstrate person centered strength based communication and relationship with consumers.

    -Demonstrate effective communication with staff, peers and other professionals.

    -Maintain and comply with all regulations required for operations, i.e.: DMH, BSAS, (MAP) Medication Administration Program, and HUD.

    -Effective communication with service providers to ensure quality clinical practices.

    -Ability to supervise Program Coordinators, Clinical Directors and Assistant Director of Res Recovery Service, in order to ensure quality clinical programming.

    -Participate in inter-departmental meetings and facilitation of trainings surrounding best practice.

    -Provide oversight of specified program components. Identify and participate in quality improvement activities.

    -Ensure operational budget for the programs is reconciled.

    -Orient new Program Coordinators to daily operations and Division procedures. Ensure new staff are oriented and trained. Provide ongoing supervision to Program Coordinator and other staff as designated.

    -Oversee resident admissions and discharges. Strive to maintain maximum capacity through outreach and coordination with other providers.

    -Evaluate staffing patterns and coverage, services on-site, and rehabilitation progress in order to ensure safety and security of residents.

    -Take personnel action in regard to hiring and disciplinary procedures.

    -Identify problem areas and coordinate work for upkeep of site.

    -Participate in on-call through the emergency on-call system.

    -Serve as liaison among other Divisions and with other agencies in order to facilitate a continuum of care.

    -Perform other related professional duties required in order to provide quality clinical programming.


    • Master's degree required; degree in psychology, social work or other human services related field, clinical licensure preferred
    • 4 years related experience
    • Experience with supervising multiple staff at multiple locations
    • Excellent time management, organizational, computer and writing skills
    • Solid grasp on residential program management
    • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in a personal vehicle or a company van. Travel between work sites required
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

    Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
    If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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