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Substance Abuse Counselor

Garden City, GA, USA Req #1579
Monday, July 27, 2020

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives. At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

The Counselor provides counseling services to offenders in the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program in Garden City, GA at the Coastal State Prison. This position also works closely with Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) staff to coordinate all program services and provide information for case management/records management. Must be able to work the hours required to meet the business needs of the organization.


Applicants who either have their CAC/CADAC or are currently going for their certification are strongly preferred!  

This position is Full-time, 40 hours.

Schedule is Monday-Friday. 

    
Pay Rates will vary based on certification/licensure:
Non-certified: $32,000 - $36,000
Certified: $38,000
 
Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits, including, but not limited to: health/dental/vision/disability insurances, 401k with company match, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement options!
  

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous substance abuse counseling or corrections experience highly preferred.
  • Must attain Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor from GACA, NAADAC, or IC/RC within 2 years of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LPC, LAPC, LMFT, LCSW, or Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor Certification from GACA, NAADAC and or ICRC.
  • Correctional experience.

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Counselor
  • Job Function Counselor
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $32,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $38,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Garden City, GA, USA