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Alcohol & Drug Counselor II

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

Close Date: 08/31/2019

Central City Concern is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency. CCC provides many services, such as addiction treatment, employment, housing, mental health, primary care, and other related culturally specific services, to a diverse population. As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens.

TITLE: Alcohol & Drug Counselor II
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
SALARY: $19.64-$22.58 Hourly

SUMMARY: The A&D Counselor works as a member of a treatment team providing substance abuse treatment and case management. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, physical health management, mental health management, accessing affordable housing, accessing employment and educational opportunities.

1. Must have High School Diploma or GED.
2. A CADC I is required, with the ability to obtain a CADCII within twelve months of hire.
3. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA
4. Must have BLS/CPR training and certification.
5. Must have experience working in chemical dependency treatment, preferably with outpatient adults who have been adjudicated to treatment and/or people with co-occurring mental health disorders
6. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and skills in group facilitation
7. Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge and skills in evidence-based treatment methods utilized in the treatment of addiction and trauma-informed care
8. Knowledge and skills in de-escalation methods or ability to be trained in de-escalation methods
9. Knowledge and skills in crisis intervention
10. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of community and social service agencies with the ability to provide case management services as needed
11. Must be able to work a range of hours
12. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
13. Sufficient manual dexterity and physical ability to perform assigned tasks
14. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check 15. The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
16. Must be able to climb stairs several times a day
17. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies
18. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity

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Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran's status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

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