Sep 11, 2020

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR- CENTURY, FL **$1,500 Sign on Bonus **

  • Gateway
  • Century, FL 32535, USA

Job Description

Job Requirements:

Candidates with a Bachelor's/Master's degrees in a related field will also need at least 6 months of professional experience in substance use counseling and/or mental health counseling. If the degree is not in a related field then the candidate needs 1 year of professional experience. Candidates with PhD degrees will need 1 year of experience if their degree is not in a related filed. Candidates with an Associate degree will need at least 4 years of professional experience in substance use counseling and/or mental health counseling. Candidates with a H.S. diploma/GED need 6 years of experience. Candidates who hold the Florida certifications for addiction counseling (Certified Addiction Professional [CAP], Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional [CCJAP], Certified Associate Counselor [CAC]) would also meet the criteria. Basic knowledge of the principles of human growth and psychosocial development Basic knowledge of group and individual dynamics, conflict resolution and intervention techniques based on client maturation level Basic understanding of mental health disorders requiring referrals Basic communication skills to exchange information and interact with various internal and external audiences regarding client care Active listening skills and social perceptiveness Ability to read and interpret policies and instructions Ability to understand side effects and impact of medications on client Adaptability / flexibility: ability to shift priorities

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy, to prepare and analyze data and figures, transcribe, read Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises

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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