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Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Morganfield, KY
Job ID: 58880
Facility: Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center

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Pay: $27.00 per hour
Schedule – Full Time, 8hr shifts, Monday – Friday

Our staff also enjoy these benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

MTC is proud to operate the Earl C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, KY where our staff provide quality services to our local youth. We value our professional and caring employees who are dedicated to improving people’s lives and we want YOU to join our team!

What you will be doing: You’ll be 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: 

  • Bachelor's degree in education, behavioral science or related field required
  • Must be certified for drug and alcohol counseling.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record required.

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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