Female Halfway House Counselor Technician

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Founded in 1972, Gateway Rehab has become a leader in drug & alcohol treatment in Western Pennsylvania. Our mission is to help all affected by addictive diseases to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. We strive to provide effective long-term treatment for addictive disease by offering a continuum of clinical practices, recovery support, education and research.

Gateway has an opening for a casual hour Counselor Technician at CeCe’s Place- an all female Extended Care house located in Braddock, PA.  This position will work 1-5 shifts per week, based off of the facilities needs and employees availability.  This position is perfect for students in the behavioral health field, allowing flexibility with scheduling.  This may include some weekends and holidays. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Meets with day staff to coordinate and implement evening/weekend programming.
  • Orients new patients and supervises patients’ activities.
  • Drives patients to AA/NA meetings and to recreation activities.
  • Responds to crisis situations.
  • Communicates patient information to treatment staff.
  • Maintains rotation list for YMCA attendance.
  • Documents patients’ medication sheets.
  • Maintains patients’ 12 step contact sheets.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Understanding of 12-step recovery programs and the recovery process preferred.
  • Knowledge of age specific growth and development.
  • Valid Driver’s License and favorable driving record.

This is a brief summary of duties not intended to be inclusive and subject to change.

Compliance with all applicable licensing/accreditation bodies required.

Gateway Rehab proudly offers competitive wages and benefit packages, along with career advancement opportunities. Join us today!

Options to Apply:

Please note, to be considered for employment you must complete a Gateway Application.  It is not required when you initially apply, but will help expedite the potential employment process if completed at initial submission. The employment application can be accessed at: https://careers.gatewayrehab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Employment_Application_Form.pdf

  1. EMAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with optional completed application to jobs@gatewayrehab.org
  2. ONLINE – Apply online using the “Apply Now” link provided on the job listing page and attach your resume, optional cover letter and optional completed application.
  1. MAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with completed application to: Gateway Rehab, Attn: Recruitment, 311 Rouser Road, Moon Township, PA 15108
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