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Now Hiring: Substance Abuse Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two (2) years experience in drug-abuse treatment and CADC (or the ability and willingness to obtain same within 12 months of beginning employment)
  • Competence in drug abuse treatment, including evaluation skills and individual, family, and group counseling expertise.
  • Individuals who are recovering from drug abuse, drug dependence, or alcoholism must have continuous sobriety for the past two years.

PREFERRED:

  • Has CADC I or above
  • Knowledge of Opiate addiction and treatment methodologies
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience in working in a consensus environment
  • Experience working with Electronic Health Records
  • Ability to work late afternoon, evenings, and/or Saturdays
  • Experience with online platforms to provide treatment and attend meetings

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform admission interviews, including necessary histories and referrals.
  • Determine eligibility, evaluate clients, perform case management and develop treatment plans.
  • Serve as primary counselor to several clients, proportionate to hours worked, possibly including couples and family counseling.
  • Participate in staff meetings and required clinic meetings and activities.  Complete required training.
  • Conduct urine surveillance activities, and if necessary, do the paperwork associated with the collected samples.
  • Assist in general office duties to back up the office staff as needed.
  • Participate in education and training for the staff and the public
  • Help organize and lead counseling groups and support groups.
  • Provide outreach to sites within the community, as requested.
  • Reports to the Program Coordinator

Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to work start date

6 month probation period

This job and its training will be a mixture of in office and online until we move fully back to in person business

Hours per week:  40

Wages: $18-22/hr dependent on certification level

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