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Part-Time Addiction Counselor (Overnights)

Lakeshore Talent Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lakeshore Talent is partnering with a medical center to fill an opening for a part-time Residential Counselor for a women’s only addiction treatment center. This will be 3 days a week (Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday) for 12 hour overnight shifts 8pm-8am.

 

Pay for the position varies for experience/degrees:

  • Non-degreed, $16-$17/hr.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience: $18-$19/hr.
  • 3-5 years of experience: $20-$21.73/hr.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Work three days a week to facilitate a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for the people we serve to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, this position facilitates group therapy, manages intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the people we serve, helps coordinate treatment, and advocates for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight.
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house.
  • Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD.
  • Assess the people we serve throughout the workday and provide appropriate interventions.
  • Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc.
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care.
  • Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house.
  • Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Document all significant interactions toward recovery and continuity of care.
  • Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records.
  • Respond to consumer and building emergencies and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed.
  • Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live.
  • Required to attend scheduled team meetings.
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment)

 

EXPERIENCE: One year of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 20yrs. of age to apply.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Attention to detail in regard to clinical information.
  • Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations.
  • Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations and remain calm.
  • Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.


Qualified applicants, please send resumes to denverjobs@lakeshoretalent.com 

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Company Description
Since​ ​1995,​ ​Lakeshore​ ​has​ ​provided​ ​Staffing,​ ​Recruiting​ ​and​ ​Payrolling​ ​services​ ​to employers​ ​in​ ​Denver​ ​and​ ​Chicago​ ​across​ ​multiple​ ​industries​. We​ ​are​ ​committed​ ​to​ ​achieving​ ​success by​ ​matching​ ​top​ ​talent​ ​with​ ​the​ ​right​ ​opportunities.​ In 2017, Lakeshore re-branded as Lakeshore Talent after a management buyout, becoming a woman owned company. We have a dynamic team of Account Executives focused on sales and the client experience and a talented team of Recruiters focused on candidate recruitment and candidate experience. We are able to offer a higher level of service as a result, and take pride in building strong relationships worthy of loyalty with both clients and candidates.

Lakeshore Talent

Since​ ​1995,​ ​Lakeshore​ ​has​ ​provided​ ​Staffing,​ ​Recruiting​ ​and​ ​Payrolling​ ​services​ ​to employers​ ​in​ ​Denver​ ​and​ ​Chicago​ ​across​ ​multiple​ ​industries​. We​ ​are​ ​committed​ ​to​ ​achieving​ ​success by​ ​matching​ ​top​ ​talent​ ​with​ ​the​ ​right​ ​opportunities.​ In 2017, Lakeshore re-branded as Lakeshore Talent after a management buyout, becoming a woman owned company. We have a dynamic team of Account Executives focused on sales and the client experience and a talented team of Recruiters focused on candidate recruitment and candidate experience. We are able to offer a higher level of service as a result, and take pride in building strong relationships worthy of loyalty with both clients and candidates.

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Denver
Denver, CO
USA