Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services offers an array of integrated behavioral & health programs to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve.  We are seeking a compassionate, inspiring and supportive Recovery Support Specialist who can help us fulfill our mission. “We inspire people to feel better and reach their potential. Through helping people discover their strengths, we improve our communities.” Are you compassionate, inspiring and supportive? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our dynamic team that has been transforming communities for over 40 years.


Other than a life changing career, what is in it for you?

  • What is your dream vacation? You accrue 3.3 weeks of PTO your first year of employment, this gives you plenty of time to plan your vacation, plus we offer 10 paid holidays!

  • We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account!

  • Career Development – Benefit from our culture of internal promotion!

  • We help you with your higher education goals – Reduce your tuition cost with our tuition reimbursement program, and student loan debt assistance!

  • Benefits with you in mind - 3 Medical Plan options including telemedicine via phone, web app, 3 Dental Plan options, mental health services, and SO much more!   

  We are seeking a Recovery Support Specialist to join our Bullhead City Residential Team. Work schedule is Tuesday through Friday 8am-6pm.


Job Preview at a Glance

Jumpstart your career in behavioral health and play a vital role in the lives of our clients as they begin their journey to recovery. This role is unique and will allow you to customize support to meet the needs of individual clients.   From assisting with skills training, case management, group facilitation, and non-clinical intervention – you will connect clients with community resources that will set them up for lifelong success. Helping clients at various points in their recovery, there will be days that you will be challenged, and many days that you will celebrate milestones and know that you are making a difference.

This position will assist staff to provide skills training, peer to peer support, case management, group facilitation and co-leadership, and non-clinical interventions for consumers. Provides hope and inspiration to adults with substance-abuse and other issues. Assists consumers with the development of living skills, external support systems, and linkages with community resources. Responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery based environment.


  • Provides mentoring/support to individuals/families in services in coordination with clinical services.

  • Assist designated clinical personnel in completing specified support activities.

  • Provides education and support to family members.

  • Plans and organizes activities within the outpatient structure.

  • Completes daily paperwork requirements, including assigned clinical record documentation.

  • Collaborates with clinical teams and case managers to advocate for the best interest of the client.

  • Transports client as appropriate in SB&H vehicle.

  • May be required to cover evening/weekend hours and be “on call” as required.

  • Participates in at least weekly clinical overnight in accordance with ADHS requirements.

  • To ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and or department.


  • Requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. College level coursework and/or Associate’s degree with an emphasis in Human Services, Counseling and Psychology preferred but not required.

  • Peer Support or RSS training certificate of completion required within 90 days of hire. An equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to behavioral health is acceptable.

  • Experience with substance abuse, seriously mentally ill, and/or general mental health required.

  • Current AZ Driver License and Motor Vehicle Clearance (clean driving record for 39 months).

  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire

  • Related experience in behavioral health either as a recipient of services, a family member of someone receiving services or primary caregiver of a service recipient is essential to this position.


SBH is a drug free workplace, drug screen required.

Application Instructions

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