Please join a dynamic, passionate group of substance use counselors, case managers, and counseling interns! Come make a difference in people’s lives! In the SUD department we strive to work with you as clinical staff member and provide opportunities for growth in working with a diverse population. Our treatment team also provides a sense of continual collaboration to support you and your clients needs. Our mission is help create a solid treatment system that can help set our clients up for a successful recovery journey.
Under the supervision of the Director of Substance Use Services and the SUD leadership team, the counselor will complete formal substance use intakes with screenings and assessments, including but not limited to; biopsychosocial assessments, mental status exam, communicable disease assessment, financial eligibility, admission paperwork, consent forms, referrals to appropriate level of care, inputting DSM 5 diagnostic impression, and lastly recommendation for treatment. The counselor will also be required to collaborative complete and modify person centered treatment plans and discharge plans for after treatment has been completed.
The counselor will provide orientation to the substance abuse program, facilitate individual and or group counseling. Group counseling will consist of interpersonal process groups as well as psychoeducation groups with evidenced based practices. Counselors are also encouraged to provide case management for the client to ensure the development of external support for long-term recovery. Continued opportunities to work alongside law enforcement within the jails (mixed virtual and in-person) – serving incarcerated men and or women who are ready to address their substance use needs and connect with staff after their release.
The counselor will meet as scheduled with other members of the treatment team to coordinate client services. This counselor must be able to comply with all admissions, programming, curriculum, and scheduling guidelines and procedures as instructed along with all crisis intervention and safety protocols of the program. This is a flexible position and the person hired may need to perform services in other clinics, when needed. This position will also provide co-occurring mental health and substance use (COPSD) services as needed. This position may involve working evening hours at least two days a week, TBD.
This position has the flexibility to work four, ten hours days a week.
Location: Lockhart; Caldwell County
Salary: $21.28 – $31.36/hr
$21.28/hour LCDC-I licensure
$22.18/hour LCDC licensure
*Range of salary subject to applicable differentials listed below*
$1.00/hour – One year with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 2 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 4 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 6 years with BTCS
$1.00/hour – 1 year of previous experience worked in an approved SUD Treatment Center
$1.00/hour – 2 years previous experience in equivalent position with a Community Center
$1.00/hour – 4 years previous experience in equivalent position with a Community Center
$1.00/hour – Advanced Licensure
$.75/hour – Bilingual
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|City||Lockhart; Caldwell County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Must meet the criteria and hold a valid license as an LCDC. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.|
An LCDC-I will be considered with documented experience in:
1. Assessing, diagnosing, and evidenced based treatment of substance use disorders
2. Demonstrated knowledge of the effects of substance use disorders and barriers to treatment
3. Historical placements with a certified training institute
4. If applicable, must demonstrate evidence of testing results and documented supervised work experience form.
Preferred Qualifications: LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPC-A, LMFT, or LMFT-A – with experience working with substance use disorders in a treatment capacity.
Bilingual, Experience with adolescent substance abuse treatment modality.
DSHS Certified CYT.
|Salary Amount||$44,262 - 65,229/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|