Job Details: Substance Use Counselor

Date Posted: 01.09.19

Title: Substance Use Counselor

Location: Fort Walton Beach

Closing Date: 01.18.19

Description: See qualifications.

Qualifications:

POSITION SUMMARY: Bridgeway Center, Inc. (BCI) is seeking applicants that love working with individuals seeking to learn to live substance free lives. Join a dynamic and innovative team who are passionate about the welfare of persons experiencing substance use or mental health issues in their life. A career with BCI as a Substance Use Counselor is rewarding and fulfilling because you make a difference in the lives of the families served.
                                               
The purpose of the Substance Use Counselor is to provide screening for substance disorders, assessments, and groups.  

An evidenced based service model with proven results is used by the program. New associates receive training, mentoring, and coaching throughout the on-boarding process.

We invite you to further explore this amazing opportunity by submitting your application today.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field plus 1 year of related experience. Experience working in direct behavioral health care services preferred. Applicant must be able to pass a Level II DCF criminal background check, drug screen, and a Tuberculosis (TB) test.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide on-site direct behavioral health care services for persons with substance use disorders through biopsychosocial assessments and by facilitating substance use groups using evidence based practices; responsible for proper documentation of group activities for each individual participant and collaborative treatment planning using a Recovery Oriented System of Care approach. Provide linkage to other services as needed through direct Care Coordination. Have the ability to work as an active team member.  Be responsible for ensuring a safe, therapeutic environment and adhering to all safety standards, Federal and State regulations, and corporate policies. Willing and able to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by his/her direct report.  

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***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***

Notify the Human Resources Office in advance if you require special disability accommodations to participate in the employment process.

Hours: Full-Time. Some evenings may be required.