Post Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Lake Villa, IL, US, 60046

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  30688
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday ( Days)

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! 


$5,000K Sign-On-Bonus 




 Supervisors are responsible for:

  • Completes comprehensive assessment of client’s substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and prepares individualized developmentally appropriate treatment plan.
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions; documents treatment and discharge plans, progress notes, and responses to treatment.
  • In addition to the duties of a counselor (60% direct care), supervises counselors and direct care staff; guides and directs activities and operations of assigned treatment program.
  • Plans and schedules work time and caseload for assigned staff, and audits client records and documentation.
  • Serves as a resource to assigned staff in identifying and resolving complex cases.
  • Responsible for orienting, training, and developing assigned staff.
  • Assists in developing policies and procedures, interpreting and enforcing the same.
  • Providing clinical supervision to staff responsible for delivering services to individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorders
  • Overseeing client services and ensuring compliance with established program standards and service delivery objectives
  • Auditing client records
  • Assisting in interviewing, selecting, evaluating, scheduling and disciplining assigned staff
  • Orienting and training staff
  • Serving as a resource to assigned staff in identifying and resolving complex case problems
  • Assuming client caseload in response to work load or staffing shortages
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Supervises assigned staff in hospital settings pursuant to a federal grant

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or substance abuse counseling; or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in the substance abuse field. 

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information, provide counseling and direct the work of others.
  2. Ability to record and proofread information on forms and charts.
  3. Ability to respond to telephones and pages and hear speech.
  4. Ability to use a keyboard and monitor display to receive, retrieve and/or audit information and data on a regular basis.

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
  • 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)
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago