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Adult Residential Counselor

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

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 07/31/2020

Looking for a meaningful career? At De Paul, we employ a team of passionate, diverse and caring people who are committed to carrying out our mission to create freedom from addiction for individuals, families, and communities. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our experienced team of professionals in the fight to overcome the stigma of addiction and mental health. Come join one of Oregon’s largest and most reputable providers of substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health treatment for adults and youth!
We offer competitive wages, continuing education training (including CEUs), 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 loan forgiveness for qualified medical and clinical positions!
• Position Title: Residential Counselor
• Department: Adult Residential
• Employment Status: Full-Time & On-Call (Part-Time)
• Shifts: Flexible days/times
• Pay: $14-15 per hour (plus shift differential for swing/graveyard shifts)

We are currently seeking full-time and part-time Residential Counselors to work at our adult residential treatment facility for day, swing and graveyard shifts, weekend availability is preferred. We are seeking individuals passionate about supporting adults in early recovery.

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.

• High School diploma or GED
• Ability to multi-task and be flexible
• Candidates must possess valid driver's license and be able to drive a 15 passenger van
• Knowledge of substance use disorders, psychology, and recovery preferred
• Bilingual skills a plus

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.

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De Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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