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Substance Abuse Counselor

Bronx, NY

Posted: 01/02/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 36094 Compensation: 22.00

Job Description

Role Overview:
In the capacity of a Mental Health Counselor, the primary focus is on delivering mental health services to clients affected by HIV/AIDS, alongside addressing the mental health needs of their families. This role underscores a commitment to providing timely and tailored mental health support.

Position Type: 6 Month Temp Period
Compensation: $22.00 / HR
Location: Bronx, New York
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Benefits:
Some of the common benefits offered by the health institutes we represent include:
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Professional Development
  • Bonuses and Incentives
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct substance abuse assessments
  • Develop service plans with clients
  • Provide individual and group counseling
  • Make referrals to community programs
  • Document services timely
  • Participate in training and meetings
  • Arrange inpatient treatment
  • Educate on harm reduction
  • Advocate for clients
  • Assess client progress and adjust plans
Qualifications:
  • CASAC or CASAC-T credential
  • 3-5 years substance abuse counseling
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Organized and efficient
  • Compassionate and culturally sensitive
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Knowledge of substance abuse
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS and mental illness a plus
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Build rapport and trust with clients

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Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within two business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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