• Drug / Addictions Counselor - Full Time Temporary Position

    Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2043
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

     

    Full Time Temporary Position with possiblity of becoming permanent  

     

    Responsible for the planning and delivery of addictions counseling, education and support to inmates of a correctional facility and promotes healthy lifestyles and choices.  

    Responsibilities

    • Provides drug and alcohol counseling to inmates.
    • Provides education and support on the subject of addiction.
    • Develops and distributes literature on addiction, healthy lifestyles and healthy choices.
    • Assists individuals to identify their need for treatment programs.
    • Assists inmates to meet requirements of the programs.
    • Provides treatment referrals as required.
    • Manages and administers the facility’s drug and alcohol program.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • HS Diploma or equivalent. 
    • Must possess certification and/or license in drug/addictions counseling.  
    • Minimum 3 years experience.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

     

    EOE M/V/F/D

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