Phoenix House Counselor Assistant in Dublin, New Hampshire

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.

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At Phoenix House Residential Program in Dublin, NH we provide residential substance abuse treatment for adults in a physically and psychologically safe environment. We serve adults from New Hampshire and Vermont who need residential treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, including those with co-occurring mental health issues. We provide short-term and long-term residential care, which may include clinically managed detoxification services, and transitional living services during which clients continue living at our facility while participating in counseling sessions and maintaining a full schedule of work and/or school. Our highly structured environment focuses on resolving addiction issues, building the foundation for a sustainable recovery, and developing a healthy, productive and meaningful lifestyle.

We are seeking a Counselor Assistant to be responsible for all activities involved in establishing a total therapeutic environment as designed by senior staff members.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychologyor related field.

  • Must be at least a CertifiedRecovery Support Worker or working towards this certification.

EXPERIENCE :

  • Working knowledge of residential treatment communities and, whererequired, penal institutions, preferably with sufficient training andexperience to have demonstrated competence in the field of drug treatment.

  • Ability to perform under clinical and administrative pressures.

  • Experience of clinical assessment/intervention to help assess andevaluate all resident behavioral patterns, progress, attitudes, jobperformance and transfers. Must be comfortable with one-to-one counseling,group process and other therapeutic concepts.Must be capable of using solid judgmentin establishing appropriate treatment plans for clinical intervention.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be cognizant of Phoenix House policies and able to followappropriately and consistently when applicable to include DOCS protocolsand procedures.

  • Proficiency in Welligent for tasks assigned.

We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employerproviding equality of opportunity to all who are protected againstdiscrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans andindividuals with disabilities .