Sep 10, 2020

RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR - AURORA, IL. (On Call)

  • Gateway
  • Aurora, IL, USA

Job Description

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field preferred (High school diploma or equivalency required) Minimum 6 months of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required Current IL certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) required for Level 2 and 3 Counseling jobs Related work experience with a program specific population (adolescent/adult) in a residential treatment setting required

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients. Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide counseling. Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy on a regular basis. Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis. Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises. Ability to drive an automobile or van; remain alert to traffic conditions, and to identify and comply with traffic signals and signs.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity Dental & Vision Insurance  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness Flexible Spending Accounts  Commuter Accounts 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match  Life and AD&D Insurance Long-Term Disability (LTD) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Tuition Reimbursement Training & Development Programs

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


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