Substance Use Counselor
Samaritan Daytop Village, Inc
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Post Date: Dec 20, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Bronx
Job Reference: 2707
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At Samaritan Daytop Village, we serve over 33,000 New Yorkers annually within your neighborhoods and communities so our success depends on those we employ. Samaritan Daytop Village has grown into one of New York’s largest as well as a nationally recognized comprehensive Health and Human Services Agency, with over 60 programs across New York City and greater New York Area. Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization. Join us so you can connect and learn about why you’d make a great addition to the Samaritan family! Samaritan Daytop Village: Where Good Lives™

We are currently hiring Substance Use Counselors (evening/overnight shifts) for our soon-to-open Support and Connection Center - a first of its kind in the Bronx. The Support and Connection Center is a new entity type offering a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services to individuals referred by NYPD. The center will provide 24/7/365 client-centered, short stay, engagement and stabilization/treatment alternative for people who are experiencing non-emergency psychiatric symptoms, drug use and/or non-emergency medical issues. The Samaritan Daytop Village’s Support Center will provide true integration of Mental Health, Substance Use, and Medical Care to individuals in need of support.

In this role you will:

The Substance Use Counselor provides behavioral counseling and education to substance use population through individual and group sessions. The position manages a caseload of clients and is responsible for keeping all required documentation up to date. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Samaritan Daytop Village.

What qualifications do you need:.

High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
CASAC-T or CASAC certification required.
Minimum One-Two (1-2) years related experience working with clients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD).
Knowledge and/or training in Trauma Informed Care and various organizational treatment.
Knowledge of and experience working with persons with co-occurring disorders.
Computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and EMR.
Available to work a flexible schedule and be to work all three shifts as needed in response to participant and staff needs.
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

What we can do for you:

Growth potential
Team work
Work that makes a difference and impact your community
Experienced leadership and supervision towards license/certifications

We also offer:

Generous Paid Time Off- minimum 15 vacation, 12 sick, 2 personal plus 10 paid holidays for eligible employees
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
401k Pension and Profit Sharing Plan
Voluntary Programs: Enhanced STD / Critical Illness / Accidental Injury / Universal Life / Hospital Indemnity
Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits Accounts
Employer paid short-term & long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance
Tuition Assistance
Employee Assistance Program

Contact Details

Address: White Plains Road