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Adult Residential Counselor

De Paul Treatment Centers, 1312 SW Washington St, Portland, OR, 97205

Job - Health

Close Date: 07/31/2020

De Paul Treatment Centers is one of Oregon’s oldest and largest providers of residential and outpatient chemical dependency treatment for adults and youth. Our mission is to create freedom from addiction for individuals, families, and communities. Founded by the Portland Society of St. Vincent de Paul in 1974, De Paul became an independent, secular 501(c)3 nonprofit agency in 1977. More than 40,000 people have been served since De Paul’s inception. De Paul Treatment Centers uses proven and effective treatment strategies to fulfill its mission.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team of Residential Counselors at De Paul’s Adult facility for our full-time shifts. Residential Counselors (RCs) play an integral role in De Paul’s residential program by providing oversight and support to clients. The RC is responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment for our clients, demonstrating healthy models of communication, ethics, and professional boundaries. Responsibilities include administering medication, and assisting with day-to-day activities. Duties also include monitoring the behavior of our clients and intervening when necessary. Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative and problem solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

We offer competitive wages, continuing education training (including CEUs), in-house supervision towards licensure, opportunities for internal career advancement as well as a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with a 6% match, 4 weeks of paid vacation & sick leave plus 10 paid holidays and much more!

Knowledge of substance-use & mental health disorders, intervention strategies and trauma-informed care preferred
Flexibility, organization, problem solving skills
We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

CATEGORY Healthcare
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time and/or Part-Time
PAY RATE $14.00-15.00 hour (plus shift differential for swing/graveyard shifts)

De Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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