Phoenix House Recovery Advocate in Austin, Texas
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.
Phoenix House of Venice is currently hiring or a Care Coordinator. The Care Coordinator is responsible for the clinical functions of determining resource needs of a caseload of clients and their families and facilitating client and family’s enrollment in medically necessary services before, during, and after discharge from substance abuse treatment. The Care Coordinator will assist clients and their families in beginning and sustaining their enrollment in substance abuse treatment, he/she will be responsible for individual service coordination for Phoenix House clients in the program, and will ensure client/family access to needed services upon discharge. The Care Coordinator will provide case management services, conduct assessments and screenings, will advocate for client and client’s family, and will be available for consultation with the service partners via teleconference, phone, and in person. The Care Coordinator will be responsible for attending case conferences and facilitating connections to resourced determined necessary to the client’s treatment and ongoing recovery. The Care Coordinator will also work with the client’s primary counselor/therapist to oversee the integration of other services, such as housing, legal, educational, and vocational services into the client’s treatment episode. The Care Coordinator will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with service partners and maintaining a resource database to facilitate linkage between clients and services in their communities.
We are currently seeking a Recovery Advocate to provide youth client supervision and to ensure compliance with program schedule during waking and sleeping hours. Phoenix House, the nation’s leading non-profit substance abuse service provider, offers substance abuse services to the Dallas, Austin and the Houston/Galveston Bay communities that offer a continuum of care including community coalition mobilization, prevention education, residential and outpatient treatment, day treatment, aftercare and family support services. Phoenix House offers a competitive compensation packages as well a full range of attractive company sponsored health, welfare, and retirement benefits.
• High School diploma or equivalent
• At least one year experience working with youth or substance abuse population preferred
Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.
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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.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled