Sep 11, 2020


  • Gateway
  • Fordland, MO 65652, USA

Job Description

Job Requirements:

Advanced communication skills; and demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of public welfare and social services; at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or substance abuse counseling; or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice. Ability to perform assessment of client needs and responses to treatments, and provide intensive case management services for some complex cases, with minimal supervision and direction; and knowledge of community organizations and resources; at a level normally acquired through two years prior experience in substance abuse field, with concurrent case management experience. Current certification or qualification as an alcohol, drug, or substance abuse counselor as required by relevant agency, association, board or commission in State of employment location. Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to encourage and support clients through often difficult phases of recovery; interact effectively with family members; and develop and maintain effective contacts with outside agencies and referral sources or services. Analytical abilities necessary to conduct comprehensive assessments identify client needs and available resources, provide comprehensive case management, and complete progress evaluations and related reports. Typing ability and working knowledge of word processing software in order to complete required forms, reports and correspondence. Valid local driver’s license, and at least 21 years of age.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate with others in order to exchange information and provide case management services. Ability to record and proofread information on forms and charts. Ability to respond to telephones calls and hear speech. Ability to use a keyboard and computer monitor to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis. Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely, and remain alert to traffic signs and conditions.

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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