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ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR**$1500 SIGN ON BONUS**

Company: Gateway Foundation Inc
Location: Wrightstown
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Why Join our Midstate Correctional team?

  • First licensed substance use disorder treatment provider and CARF accredited program in the state of New Jersey
  • No other correctional institution like this in the state of New Jersey for incarcerated individuals to house individuals with substance use disorders
  • You have the ability to work very closely to all other departments in the facility such as medical, mental health, education, and more.
  • Employee recognition including awards such as Employee of the Month
  • Free meals while working on shift provided by the Department of Corrections!
  • Gateway also assists with covering the cost of obtaining and maintaining credentials for career advancement, including for CEUs! -Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? - -At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives. -Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine-including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses-deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway's proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. -If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! -Sign on Bonus of $1,500 Available for Substance Abuse Counselors! - -Alcohol and Drug Counselors are responsible for:
    • Completes comprehensive assessment of clients' substance use disorder history and prepares individualized developmentally appropriate treatment plan.
    • Provides individual and group counseling, and educational programs in accordance with treatment plan. Documents treatment and discharge plans, and clients' progress and responses to treatments; and maintains related records and charts. -
    • Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring.
    • Duties vary by location or site assigned.Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. Tues- Fri 12:30pm - 9:00pm and Sat - 7:30am - 4:00pm
      You will also be eligible to receive a shift differential of $3 per hour when working Tues-Friday, 12:30pm-9pm shift. -Job Requirements:
      • High school diploma/GED required; Associates Degree desired including or supplemented by (30) semester hour credits in social work, sociology, health, nursing, psychology, rehabilitation, or counseling, or any combination.
      • Must have at least six (6) months previous clinical experience in the substance abuse treatment field.
      • 100 hours documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice (must include Assessment-Domain I and Counseling - Domain II).
      • Must obtain NJDOC clearance
      • Experience in a corrections environment a plus. -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 use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data
        • Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy
        • Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises -Annual Salary -(based on experience and credentials):
          • Uncertified Counselor - $19-26/hour.
          • Certified/Licensed Counselor - $29-37/hour. -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:
            • ***1,500 Sign-On Bonus Available***
            • 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
            • Health Savings Accounts
            • Flexible Spending Accounts -
            • Commuter Accounts
            • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match -
            • Life and AD&D Insurance
            • Short-Term and 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.

Keywords: Gateway Foundation Inc, Hamilton , ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR**$1500 SIGN ON BONUS**, Other , Wrightstown, New Jersey

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