Recovery Assistant - Temporary

  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jan 14, 2023
Temporary Other Sanitation and Solid Waste
  • Salary: $15.00 Hourly USD

Job Description


This position monitors the safety of and provides support to clients in a residential drug and alcohol treatment center. The work schedule varies but includes mainly evening, weekend, and holiday shifts.


Chosen candidates will be required to work at least 50% of monthly weekends. Holidays are rotated.

Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings.

This is a Temporary position and no benefits are associated with it.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Observing patients, listening to their concerns, recording your observations;
  • Excellent customer services skills;
  • Assisting agency medical and nursing staff;
  • Taking patient vital signs;
  • Transporting patients to and from various destinations in a 15-person passenger van;
  • De-escalating situations;
  • Maintaining a safe and secure treatment environment through completion of room and belonging searches, safety inspections, and reporting of safety issues should they arise;
  • Role model pro-social attitudes and behaviors to the patient population;
  • Assisting patients in maintaining their activities of daily living (eating, hygiene, maintaining a clean living space, etc.);
  • Orienting new patients to the treatment milieu;
  • Working collegially with the nursing, medial and clinical staffs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED;
  • Must obtain a Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS) certification within 3 years of hire;
  • Will be expected to obtain and maintain CPR certification;
  • A valid SC Driver's license;
  • Copy of SC DMV 10 year driving record that includes no suspensions during that time;
  • Basic computer skills.
Current SAS and/or experience working in a residential treatment setting preferred.Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map