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Substance Abuse Counselor I

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Location: Brownwood, TX
Job ID: 50484
Facility: Havins Unit

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Work with a purpose! Now hiring licensed substance abuse treatment professionals to provide individuals in the inside with hope, skills and opportunities for a better life.

Position name: Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

Facility name: Havins Unit

Location: Brownwood, TX

Work schedule: Full-time

Pay:  $18.00 per hour

Benefit package includes:

  • Medical, vision, dental and prescription drug benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance

Job responsibilities: A Substance Abuse Counselor I plans, coordinates, and implements substance abuse counseling activities and coordinates with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.

Essential functions:

  1. Assist with planning, coordinating, and providing substance abuse treatment.
  2. Manage assigned caseload.
  3. Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED is required.  
  • Must be currently credentialed as a License Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (LCDC-I or CI) with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional Applicant (CCJP-A) by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.
  • Selected applicants must obtain a Licensed Clinical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license or a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) certification within five years from the date of their registration as a Counselor Intern or CCJP-A.
  • Must sign a Credential Contingency Agreement that will remain in effect only until the initially established expiration date.
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record is also required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

  • Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass a background check, both of which must be approved by Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
  • Must maintain valid Counselor Intern status or CCJP-A certification for continued employment in position.

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. 

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