Recovery Case Manager / Full-Time / Days

Location US-IL-Peoria
Job ID
# Positions
Regular Full-Time
Mental Health/ Substance Abuse


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Recovery Case Manager for our Peoria, IL facility.


**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application entirely, and answer all screening questions. 


  • Provide outreach to referred clients/students to engage them in behavioral health services, with oversight and guidance as required.
  • Provide screening, referral, linkage, and discharge planning services to recommended services and community resources, and assist clients in overcoming barriers to needed services, with oversight and guidance as required.
  • Obtain appropriate permissions and/or consents for youth/students.
  • Provide advocacy, both client and system centered, to ensure that basic rights of the clients are protected.
  • Provide services to clients in collaboration with their families and support systems to support clients with identified behavioral health disorders in their recovery efforts by coordinating services, resources, and people to assist the clients, monitoring the progress of the clients in achieving their established treatment plan goals. Maintain regular contact with each client’s collaterals (such as school, probation, family, psychiatrist).
  • Develop working relationships with school officials, probation officers, and other agents of community resources, and promote Chestnut services to referral sources.
  • Attend and participate in all program and team/staff meetings as assigned.
  • Document services to clients in accordance with established agency policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable grant requirements; required paperwork to be completed and submitted in a timely manner. Required documentation is to be submitted on the day services are provided unless otherwise approved by supervisor.
  • Attend all mandatory Chestnut and interagency trainings and CEU requirements, and complete all required Relias trainings in a timely manner.
  • Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining control over their own lives through self-directed recovery, including utilizing recovery language in all applicable documentation.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years’ supervised behavioral health experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or related human services field; or a bachelor’s degree in any other field with two (2) years’ supervised clinical experience in a behavioral health setting.
  • Must obtain certification as Assessment and Referral Specialist (CARS), Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS), or Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) within two (2) years’ of being hired.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Prefer experience with an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, private automobile insurance and must meet qualifications for agency auto insurance coverage.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

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.

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

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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