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Substance Abuse Counselor

Rock Spring, GA, USA Req #1589
Thursday, July 30, 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.

Highly qualified Substance Abuse Counselor to provide counseling services to offenders in the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program in Rock Spring, GA. 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. 
  
Please note that NWRSAT is located in the Northwest corner of Georgia. We are located 30 minutes south of Chattanooga, we are not in Metro Atlanta.  

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-Thursday, 6:30 AM-4:30 PM. 
 
Pay rates: 
Uncertified: $35,000 
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 $35,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $38,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Rock Spring, GA, USA