Recovery Coach - RRP

Job Overview

Residential Step-Down Program (RSD) is a 56 bed residential step-down program that provides our clients with a transitional housing for up to one year. Once enrolled in the RSD program clients will be assigned a Recovery Coach to help and guide clients through the RSD program. RSD clients will need to be enrolled in a AOD Out Patient Program. The Out Patient Team works closely with the Recovery Coach's and the Program manager to ensure the best treatment and care possible to our clients.

Recovery Coach is responsible for assessing client needs and strengths in support of health and recovery. Through individual coaching with program specific requirements and case management, Recovery Coach assists clients in navigating systems of care while providing a supportive recovery environment. Recovery Coaches are responsible for maintaining and assessing the safety and security of the program and its residents through continued house runs while providing a supportive environment. Through effective communication, Recovery Coaches relay relevant information to other members of the interdisciplinary team and performs crisis intervention as needed. Recovery Coaches ensure that the facility environment is safe and welcoming.

Key Responsibilities

Individual Responsibilities: 

  • Provides direct services such as intakes, assessment, crisis intervention, and case management as needed. 
  • Responsible for retention and completion of clients, facilitates individual coaching sessions with each caseload client.  
  • Provides learning experience opportunities and offers support to assist clients in meeting their long term recovery goals. 
  • Proactively links clients to both internal and external resources based on their recovery needs and follows up on the progress/status. 
  • Performs house runs to ensure and maintain accountability of all clients and the safety and security of the facility.  
  • Performs crisis intervention and communicates with treatment team as unforeseen situations arise. 
  • The Recovery Coaches documents client updates and incidents in the facility log daily, performs CPR and First Aid including administering Narcan as needed, and work weekends and holidays as needed.

Setting Responsibilities: 

  • Facilitates community meetings and ensures compliance with facility rules. 
  • Performs crisis intervention and communicates with team as unforeseen situations arise. 
  • The Recovery Coach will document all client updates and facility incidents daily in the facility log. 
  • Performs periodic house runs to ensure and maintain the safety and security of the facility. 
  • When assigned the Health and Wellness office the Recovery Coach will documents and accurately distributes client money, ensures client medications are securely stored and properly accounted for and holds facility keys and floater cellular phones.
  • As needed, accompanies clients to offsite appointments related to their recovery.
  • Attends all required trainings and meetings as assigned by facility manager. 
  • Plans and facilitates client celebrations and special events. 
  • Recovery Coaches must be available to work weekends and holidays as needed. 

Documentation Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborates with each client and other available internal and external resources to develop transition plans, progress notes and appropriate updates in support of the health and recovery needs of the client. 
  • Properly documents all individual encounters and completes the discharge paperwork/process and required agency assessments in timely manner. Also, maintains accurate records by data entering documentation into various electronic systems for all clients in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements. 


Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment. 
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • A valid California driver’s license. 


  • Drug and Alcohol Registration/Certification recognized by DHCS. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.  

 Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation.  


Compensation: $18.33
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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