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Location: Henderson, TX
Job ID: 42523
Ready to add more meaning to your career? HOPE is a residential/outpatient chemical dependency treatment facility for justice-involved clients re-entering into the community. Located in in Henderson, Texas the HOPE facility complies with HSSC Residential standards and provides a safe and secure environment for staff and client while utilizing employing state of the art treatment methods. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, numerous opportunities for career growth, a 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day! Hiring immediately! LCDC Interns are welcome to apply. Let us help you complete your training and pay for your final Licensure costs.
Performs moderately complex substance abuse counseling. 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 in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Must have a current letter of registration as a Counselor Intern from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Selected applicants must obtain the Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license within five (5) years from the date of their registration as a Counselor Intern. Must sign a Credential Contingency Agreement that will remain in effect only until the initially established expiration date. Failure to comply with this contingency statement will result in separation from employment. Credential Contingency Agreements will not be extended or renewed as a result of an employee’s separation from employment or acceptance of another position. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ. Must maintain valid Counselor Intern status for continued employment in position. Must complete preservice program and annual training requirements. Must pass drug screen.