Counselor

  • Phoenix House
  • $40,600.00 - 63,670.00 / Year *
  • 4 Tilesboro St, Dorchester, MA 02122
  • Full-Time
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At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person-and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Overseeing admissions to all levels of care,

+ Conducting assessments, interviews and insurance reviews as well as using evidenced-based groups and practices in our residential programs.

+ Providing coverage on the unit and some evening and weekend hours required and supervision of clinical interns and recovery specialists.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

+ Minimum of a Master's degree in related field.

+ State of Massachusetts certification as a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) required.

+ Valid Massachusetts driver's license and clean driving record required.

EXPERIENCE:

+ Previous clinical supervisory experience in a substance abuse treatment. Residential or mental health setting preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

+ Ability to comply with internal, local, state and federal policies and regulations.

+ Computer skills, ie: Microsoft and any electronic medical record system

SCHEDULE:

Sun, Tues & Fri 7:00am - 3:30pm / Wed & Thur 8:00am - 4:30pm

We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.