The Substance Abuse Lead Residential Counselor is responsible for assisting clients with the necessary skills to learn to live in a drug and alcohol free environment. The Substance Abuse Lead Residential counselor will assist the Residential Supervisor as needed, provide Substance Abuse groups, living skills groups, serve as role model for the clients, complete clerical reports and documentation, assist clients with using good judgment to maintain their sobriety. The Substance Abuse Lead Counselor also assists clients to reach their goals by providing rehabilitative, collateral and consultation services.
The Substance Abuse Lead Residential Counselor is an energetic self-starter who is able to function comfortably in a team environment or independently and relates well to co-workers and County representatives. This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks. The individual in this position must be able to assume a wide range of responsibilities, provide timely responses to requests and deadlines and works well under pressure.
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•Certification as a substance use disorder counselor/AOD counselor and at least 6 months of experience.
Valid CA driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work
Position Location Available: North Hills, CA
Hours of Work:40 hours per week; Monday-Friday; Overnight available
Salary Range: $19.19 up to $20.51 per hour
Equal Employment Opportunity.
Penny Lane is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (Protected class) including, but not limited to race; religious creed; color; national; origin; ancestry; physical disability; mental disability; medical condition, including genetic characteristics; genetic information; marital status; sex; pregnancy’ child birth or related medical conditions; actual or perceived gender; gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, recruitment advertising, pay and other forms of compensation, training and general treatment during employment.
$19.19 up to $20.51 per hour
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