Phoenix House Counselor in Citra, Florida

Counselor

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 counselorto 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 only holding 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 counseling experience in substance abuse treatment or mental health setting required.

  • 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 and experience working with diverse populations.

  • Knowledge of 12-step recovery programs preferred

  • Must be able to work with male/female, adult (18-over) and adolescent (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, referral relationships, and community relations activities for a specific geographic area.

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

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.

EEO is the Law:Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

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.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled