Alcohol/Drug Counselor II or III

Alcohol/Drug Counselor II or III

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the day-to-day provision of treatment services and client care in the addiction treatment programs. Overall responsibilities include: Completing assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, providing addiction and recovery centered education in both group and individual counseling settings with corresponding documentation;  Communication by phone or e-mail with external agencies for client care purposes. After-hours on-call responsibilities as scheduled on a rotating basis.

Job Requirements

II: This position requires at least one year of supervised experience in the field of Substance Abuse. This position requires a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) license, or a Temporary Licensed Addiction Counselor (TLAC) license with the ability to obtain a LAC within six months and Bachelor’s degree in a related field or to have been grandfathered in and be a Licensed Addiction Counselor. This position requires a minimum of four years free from abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Employees must have reliable personal transportation, a valid Kansas Driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance. Physical requirements including efficient computer skills with 3-4 hours of daily data entry on the computer, and engaging consumers through activities including going for walks and consumer fun days as necessary are essential to complete the duties of this job. Willingness to complete further computer training to enhance ability to solve problems associated with the computer is required. Meet all requirements for the LAC as required by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.

III: This position requires at least one year of supervised experience in the field of Substance Abuse or one year of supervised clinical hours. This position requires a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC) license or Licensed Master’s Addiction Counselor (LMAC) and a Master’s degree in a related field. This position requires a minimum of five years free from abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Employees must have reliable personal transportation, a valid Kansas Driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance. Physical requirements including efficient computer skills with 3-4 hours of daily data entry on the computer, and engaging consumers through activities including going for walks and consumer fun days as necessary are essential to complete the duties of this job. Willingness to complete further computer training to enhance ability to solve problems associated with the computer is required. Meet all requirements for the LCAC/LMAC as required by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.

 

Salary Range:    II: $43,656 – $52,374 – $62,236

                            III: $45,847 – $55,001 – $65,339

How to Apply

Please submit resume or completed application to:

Human Resources

5401 SW 7th St.

Topeka, KS 66606

Or

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Phone: (785) 273-2252


Fax: (785) 273-7489
Email: apply@valeotopeka.org

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