Chestnut Health Systems

  • Recovery Specialist

    Location US-IL-Granite City
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
    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 a full-time Recovery Specialist to work at our Granite City, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


    • Assist with engagement of clients into services.
    • Provide active linkage to and promote utilization of communities of recovery and ancillary services.
    • Support, model, and teach recovery values including hope, respect, empowerment, health and wellness, and spirituality and connectedness.


    • Requires lived experience along with a high school diploma or equivalent with at least five (5) years’ related work experience.
    • Or lived experience along with a bachelor’s degree in a helping profession.
    • Experience in the self-help and local recovery programs preferred.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and must meet qualifications for agency auto insurance coverage.
    • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
    • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

    This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.


    For immediate consideration, please see us at


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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