Lake County Health Department requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated.

Overview:

Category

Counseling

Job Type

Full-Time

Salary

$15.84 - $18.52 USD per Hour

Location

24647 N. Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, 60061, Illinois

Job Number

16127

Recovery Support Specialist – WRS – 16127

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!
 
Summary
Provides support to clients with Co-Occurring Disorder, based on own experiences. Responsible for engaging and motivating identified population to seek needed services. Explains, guides, supports and assists clients with goals of improved stability and self-sufficiency, independent living, self-advocacy, and development of supportive relationships. The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery.

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated. 

       Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hour a week

  • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday & Friday (9:00am-5:00pm)
  • Saturday (7:00am-3:00pm)
  • $2.50 differential for working hours deemed eligible for shift and weekend premium
  • Starting Salary Determined Based on Qualifications