Phoenix House Counselor in Citra, Florida

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

We are currently seeking a counselor to be responsible for managing a caseload of clients and providing sound, therapeutic treatment and managing the day to day operations.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field.CAP required if applicant is onlyholding a Bachelor’s degree.Master’s preferred.

  • Valid Florida driver’s license and clean driving record required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two to five years previous counselingexperience in substance abuse treatment or mental health settingrequired.

  • Previous experience in a Therapeutic Community (TC)setting preferred.

  • Knowledge of emotional and physical needs of substance abusers.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of various treatment methods andexperience working with diverse populations.

  • Knowledge of 12-step recovery programs preferred

  • Must be able to work with male/female, adult (18-over) andadolescent (13-18) substance use/dually diagnosed/opiate dependent population.

  • Must be able to work with culturally diverse populations

  • Ability to develop and implement marketing strategies, referralrelationships, and community relations activities for a specificgeographic area.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities