Current Employment Positions

Recovery Support Specialist / RC - Manteno - 1st Shift

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-855226
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 19, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization that treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. 


Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) Essential Duties:

  • Conduct recovery oriented and educational groups under the direction of the Program Manager
  • Engage patients in treatment through motivational interviewing and motivational enhancement techniques
  • Assist with monitoring patient engagement and communicate with the treatment team regarding patient attendance, participation and any barriers or needs to support treatment involvement
  • Document services provided in the individual patient record in a timely fashion and in accordance with IL. DASA, Federal and FGC standards
  • Participate in supervision with assigned supervisor as well as appropriate continuing education activities related to care management and maintenance of relevant certification or licensure
  • Demonstrate professionalism in working with patients, staff and other outside professionals.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information in accordance with HIPAA and 42CFR.


Residential Coordinator (RC) Essential Duties:

  • Process incoming patients including basic orientation to program rules
  • Assist case manager/counselor with client activities by implementing scheduled and/or requested activities
  • Complete inventory inspection of incoming and outgoing clothing and supplies to ensure FGC policy and procedures are followed and maintained
  • Coordinate and relay pertinent information between staff members throughout shifts and during shift changes
  • Monitor self-administration of medications by clients and document in SAMMS, MAR/PRN log according to regulations
  • Recognize deviations from normal and is able to correct the deviation
  • Perform room and facility checks, at varying intervals, to ensure client’s comfort, safety, and well-being
  • Supervise and manage the behavior of clients and provide appropriate behavioral interventions and consequences
  • Perform all drug screen services to clients, including but not limited to urine analysis and oral swabs
  • Oversee the neatness of the unit and proper use of equipment and supplies and inform the proper person when supplies or repairs


Schedule: Sunday - Thursday (7:00a - 3:30p) with flexibility to accommodate agency's need

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 333 W. Evergreen St., Manteno, IL


Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, An Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: High Schools Diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree (or higher) in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related field preferred; Prior experience in or with substance use will be considered.   

Certification, Licensure, Registrations: IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC)  required or able to obtain within up to 2 years of hire date, dependent on experience; IAODAPCA Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) preferred.

Job Benefits:

Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package