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Community Living Specialist 3 - Substance Use Counselor

Company: Viability
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a caring, organized, energetic, optimistic, reliable, team player with great interpersonal skills? COME WORK WITH US while we help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential. Position: Community Living Specialist 3 Substance Use Counselor Full Time Location: Pittsfield, MA Rate of Pay: $20.00 per hour Hours: 37.5 hours per weekSchedule: varied hours Summary: Provide substance abuse counseling to Persons in the Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program; teach recovery skills, educate and promote skills to reduce substance use; complete substance abuse assessments and design/write Person-Centered treatment plans; facilitate groups; provide Substance Abuse/Recovery/Stages of Change trainings to staff in ACCS settings. This is largely an outreach position where you are meeting with individuals in the community. This position also acts as part of an Integrated Team, providing clinical consultation, in conjunction with the Director, on issues related to substance abuse and dual diagnosis, to a number of teams, including that of our group home team.Join a great and supportive team where your input, expertise, and creativity will be welcome and respected!Qualifications: Certification in CADC in Massachusetts required. Bachelors degree preferred; knowledge and skill in diagnostic and treatment planning; extensive knowledge of the dynamics of substance abuse treatment intervention and education; experience in providing individual and group substance abuse counseling; ability to work on an interdisciplinary team.Requirements: Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email and internet essential. Valid drivers license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle with compulsory auto insurance and vehicle registration, and willingness to transport program members in personal and/or agency vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, and community organizations.EXCELLENT BENEFITS including Competitive Pay, Excellent Insurance, Employer Matching Retirement + Work/Life BalanceCompetitive Pay with Promotional OpportunitiesStrong focus on work/life balanceMedical, Dental, & Vision InsuranceHealth Savings AccountHealth Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts403(b) Retirement plan with employer match of 100% (up to 4% of employee contribution)Company-paid disability insurance, life insurance, and AD&D insuranceGenerous Paid Time Off & Sick TimeTuition Scholarship ProgramProfessional and personal growth opportunitiesEmployee Assistance Program for employees and loved onesPreferred ratings for home, renters, pet, and auto insuranceFitness and Weight Loss program support To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at VIABILITY.orgWho We AreOur team of over 400 dedicated employees share the desire to do meaningful work and make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.Our MissionWe believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our countrys future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential. Our VisionViability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.Viability is an equal opportunity workplace and Employer of Choice. We believe our strength lies in embracing our differences through a respectful, inclusive, collaborative environment. Viability provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process.

Keywords: Viability, Pittsfield , Community Living Specialist 3 - Substance Use Counselor, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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