PortlandRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Portland jobs

Alcohol and Drug Counselor, CADC

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Senority Bid: 11/29/22

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

Central City Concern Recovery Center (CCCRC) is seeking to hire a full time Alcohol and Drug Counselor!

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Pay: CADC I $22.43/hr; CADC II $23.69

The CCCRC is part of an innovative program that offers integrated housing, health care, and employment services with the long term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change how these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable populations.

As an Alcohol and Drug Counselor, you will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team at the CCCRC to deliver comprehensive, person-centered, integrated services to the Portland community. You will work as a member of a treatment team providing substance abuse treatment and case management. Our team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, physical health management, mental health management, DUII, accessing affordable housing, accessing employment and educational opportunities.

Duties to include:

  • Conduct screening and assessment of potential clients to determine treatment needs, placement, and diagnosis; develop an individualized treatment plan to reflect these
  • Early engagement, stabilization, care coordination, solution focused interventions and harm reduction work.
  • Participate in direct treatment of clients
  • Conduct treatment groups and provide individual counseling as needed.
  • May facilitate outpatient treatment groups for driving under the influence (DUII).
  • Work as a member of the CCCRC multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive, client centered and trauma informed integrated services.
  • Document client services in electronic health records within 72 hours.
    Requirements:
    • The following requirements for CADC:
      • A&D Counselor I requires CADC I
      • A&D Counselor II requires CADCII
      • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
      • Must have current CPR certification or obtain before start date.
      • Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and skills in group facilitation.
      • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge and skills in evidence-based treatment methods utilized in the treatment of addiction and trauma-informed care.
      • Knowledge and skills in de-escalation methods and crisis intervention or ability to be trained in de-escalation methods.
      • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of community and social service agencies with the ability to provide case management services as needed.
      • Preferred understanding of specialized DUII system requirements as set forth by the State and referral sources.
      • Preferred experience providing DUII/DCJ compliant treatment services.
      • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and DHS/ criminal background check.
        Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:
        • Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
        • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive employer match with 4.75% in the first year, 6% in the second year, and 8% in the 3rd year.
        • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
        • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
        • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
          This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

          As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Central City Concern, Portland , Alcohol and Drug Counselor, CADC, Other , Portland, Oregon

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Oregon jobs by following @recnetOR on Twitter!

Portland RSS job feeds