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Substance Abuse Counselor II

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Location: Kyle, TX
Job ID: 56450
Facility: Kyle Correctional Center - Programs

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Pay: $24.00/hour.

MTC is hiring a substance abuse counselor looking to give people hope, skills, and opportunities for a better life. 

Position title: Substance Abuse Counselor II

Facility Name: Kyle Correctional Facility 

Location: 23001 IH-35 Kyle, TX 78640

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Position Summary:
Directly supervises the substance abuse counselor I. Performs highly complex substance abuse counseling work within the program. Work involves planning, coordinating, and implementing substance abuse counseling activities; and coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.

Essential Functions include but not limited to:

  1. Assists in planning chemical dependency counseling programs; and coordinates the delivery of counseling services to offenders with histories of chemical use, abuse, or addiction.
  2. Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense risk of DWI offenders. 
  3. Participates in the Individual Treatment Plan based on the severity and characteristics of offender as a determined by the comprehensive assessment, review of collateral information, and the Clinical Interview. 

Position requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. 
  • Two (2) years full-time, wage-earning experience in substance abuse treatment or substance abuse education. Current valid license as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) OR current valid certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals, OR current qualifying credential to conduct counseling in a treatment environment.  
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

 

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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