Substance Abuse Clinical Supervisor - Johnson State Prison - Wrightsville, GA

Post Date:  Apr 6, 2024

Wrightsville, GA, US, 31096

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  31335
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Gateway Foundation is a national leader in reducing substance use, other addictive disorders and improving mental health and overall wellbeing by creating access to affordable, efficient, and high-quality services. Our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


We also pride ourselves on being a great place to work! Gateway provides a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. We aim to develop our staff by providing the training and clinical supervision hours you need to pursue a career in substance use counseling! Gateway will help you get a certification by reimbursing for all costs, and provides a growth path for employees to advance.


You will play an integral role in providing top-tier clinical services to our clients in a correctional setting. Providing substance abuse treatment to individuals suffering with substance use and co-occurring disorders. You will have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping them gain control of their lives. If you are a compassionate 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!

Substance Abuse Clinical Supervisors are responsible for:

  • Supervise Counselors and other clinical support staff delivering assessment, substance use disorder education and treatment, and case management to clients.
  • Oversees client program: evaluates counselors’ work performance, audits client records to ensure regulatory and contractual compliance and achievement of service delivery objectives. 
  • Serves as a professional resource to other counselors in resolving complex case problems and provides clinical supervision and guidance.
  • Interprets and enforces the organization and facility policies and procedures, contributes to development of treatment protocols and processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in psychology, social work, mental health or substance abuse counseling, or closely related field
  • Six months of clinical supervisor experience
  • 3.5 years of experience as a Certified Counselor (CACII or CADC II))
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) within eighteen (18) months of the first date Clinical Supervisor performs services


Physical Requirements:

  • Work in a correctional facility
  • 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 record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy, to prepare and analyze data and figures, transcribe, read
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data
  • Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises

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:


  • 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.

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