Chestnut Health Systems

  • Recovery Assistants

    Location US-IL-Maryville
    Job ID
    # Positions
    PRN - Work As Needed
    Pay Type
    Substance Abuse
  • Overview

    Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.


    Chestnut Health Systems is seeking part-time, as-needed Recovery Assistants for all shifts including weekends at our Maryville, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


    • Monitoring and assisting clients with the program.
    • Facilitate groups according to daily schedule including psycho-educational skills groups, self-help group, recreation, goals or goals wrap up and community.


    • Must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Or a Bachelors degree in a related field with a minimum of two (2) years experience in a related field.
    • Experience in working with adolescent substance abuse (alcohol and other drugs) is also preferred.
    • Must display an interest and ability to work with youth effectively.
    • Good oral written communication skills are also required.
    • Must have flexible work schedule.
    • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

    This part-time position includes eligibility for our retirement savings plan with company match, and employee assistance program.


    For immediate consideration see us at


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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