Substance Abuse Counselor II ***$5K SIGN-ON BONUS*** - Bloomington, IL

Post Date:  Nov 20, 2023
Location: 

Bloomington, IL, US, 61704

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  31225
Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday

***5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS***

 

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! 

CADC / LPC / LSW Substance Abuse Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Conducts assessment and evaluation to determine scope and type of care needed
  • Develops comprehensive treatment plans
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings
  • Leads group counseling and education sessions
  • Engages client in one-on-one individual counseling sessions
  • Maintains confidential, systematic, accurate and timely documentation of client progress in Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Uses excellent communication skills to guide clients toward positive choices, especially when in crisis.
  • Monitors client behavior in therapeutic milieu
  • Administers tests of accountability through collection of urine drug screens and breathalyzers.
  • Makes community referrals for follow up care

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required
  • Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required
  • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required

 

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
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to operate a Gateway vehicle

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:

  • ***5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS***
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • 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
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Saving Account
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 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.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal