Therapist--Evergreen, Alabama

Announcement #0114

Aletheia House is looking for a Therapist for the Evergreen, AL area. The counties serviced will be Conecuh.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing outpatient treatment in the forms of individuals, groups, and family counseling to program participants. The Therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group, and family counseling to program participants.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum, required.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services, preferred.
-Current certification as a Drug Counselor and / or LPC Licensure preferred.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Travel required on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$38,000 - $42,000 DOE
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt--Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (ETHR-0114).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:00pm