Substance Use Counselor - Hinckley $1,000 sign-on bonus
Day One | Hinckley, ME
Day One is a well-established, non-profit organization and is Maine's premier agency dealing with adolescent substance use and mental health issues. We have a full-time opportunity available for an experienced substance use counselor to join our team of professional colleagues at our residential treatment program for adolescent boys. This position is based in Fairfield, Maine, on the Good Will Hinckley campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as primary therapist conducting substance use assessments; provide individual, group, and family counseling to young boys in recovery, ages 13-18; maintain all clinical records in accordance with agency, licensing, and clinical standards. Participate in clinical supervision, training and staff meetings; work collaboratively with colleagues and facility staff, other contracted services staff, and with other Day One staff, to further Day One's mission and effectively serve clients. Strictly adheres to all Day One, Federal and State policies and procedures regarding the confidentiality of client, employee and Agency information. Participate in rotating shift coverage, which may include evenings, week-end, holidays and daytime hours. Take necessary steps to maintain the therapeutic milieu of the residence. This position is full-time during the day; however, requires the ability to work flexible hours, including occasionally scheduled early evening, holiday or week-end hours in order to meet the needs of our clients.
Minimum Requirements and Skills Needed for Position: Experience working with and counseling adolescent substance using clients. Experience conducting assessments and providing individual, family and group substance use counseling. Minimum two years of direct experience working with substance use issues and adolescents. Very good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team. This position is full-time and requires the ability to work flexible hours, including scheduled early evening, holiday, or weekend hours. Preference will be given to candidates with adolescent residential experience, and those with strong leadership qualities.
This position offers comprehensive benefits, including 4 weeks of paid vacation, plus 11 paid holidays, paid sick leave and personal leave, significant employer contribution toward group medical and dental insurance, 401(k) and 401(k) IRA retirement plan with employer match, training benefits, STD, LTD and life insurance, and the intangible benefit of working with a collaborative and collegial team of colleagues, with an opportunity to make a significant and positive impact on youth in our community. For more information about Day One visit us at www.day-one.org. EOE
Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred), with relevant training experience working with and counseling adosescents with substance use issues. CADC required; LADC, LMSW-cc, or LCPC-C preferred. Relevant education and training in counseling is highly desirable.
This position is located at Day One's Residential Facility at 14 Wandrup Drive, Hinckley, Maine.