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Licensed Addiction Counselor (TEAP)

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Location: New Orleans, LA
Job ID: 56013
Facility: New Orleans Job Corps Center

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Position includes $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of our wellness team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a Job Corps student!

Position name: Licensed Addiction Counselor (TEAP Specialist) 

Facility name:New Orleans Job Corps Center 

Location: New Orleans 

Work schedule: 28 hours per week

Benefit package includes: 

  • Dental & Vision covered at 100% for employee
  • 401(k)  
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 

Job responsibilities:  Licensed Addiction counselors are responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of an effective trainee employee assistance program (TEAP) to spread awareness, aid in prevention, train staff and network with the community in relation to substance use/ abuse issues. 

Essential functions: 

  1. Assist in developing procedures to coordinate and integrate TEAP components with other center programs, policies and zero tolerance. 
  2. Work with new students for testing, assessments and development of assistance plans during the 45-day probation period, participate in career preparation period, and provide information on prevention activities on and off center. 
  3. Provide assessment and assistance/ intervention plan for any student who tests positive for drugs or alcohol. 
  4. Provide input to counseling, health/ wellness, and human resources department for necessary referral of students and/ or staff with TEAP problems. 
  5. Provide on-going comprehensive training for all staff to aid in identification and reporting substance abuse problems, individual counseling skills and general team building throughout the center. 
  6. Conduct TEAP classes, group education, materials and information, peer support and other prevention sessions to students/ staff. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) in the state of Louisiana. 
  • Experience working with youth, excellent written and verbal communication and computer proficiency required.
  • A valid driver license with an acceptable driving record. 

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. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

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