The Heartland Center for Behavioral Change is a private not for profit organization dedicated to providing substance abuse and other behavioral healthcare services. Positions available include the following:
Substance Abuse Counselor
This is a responsible position delivering substance abuse treatment services to consumers who suffer from substance abuse problems in an outpatient treatment setting. The work assignment may be at a single location or at multiple treatment sites and involve travel.
An employee in this class provides counseling and guidance to assist consumers in their personal recovery process including addressing such clinical issues as overcoming denial, recognizing feelings and behavior, encouraging personal responsibility, and constructively using leisure time. Duties may include some or all of the following: Screening, intake, assessment, orientation, treatment planning, facilitating group education or counseling sessions, individual counseling, case management, crisis intervention, referral, reporting and record keeping, and consultation. All work is in accordance with the requirements of the Missouri Division of Behavioral Health and CARF accreditation, and other applicable contractual agencies. Work is performed under the general supervision of a program manager or counselor supervisor and reviewed through direct observation, reports and staff conferences.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
A physician or mental health professional licensed in Missouri with at least one (1) Year of full time experience in the treatment of persons with Substance Use Disorders;
Certified or registered as a substance abuse professional by the Missouri Substance Abuse Counselors’ Certification Board, Inc.,
An individual who is within one (1) year of meeting one of the above criteria and has a Division approved written training plan.
No candidate may be considered for employment who is, or has been for the past two (2) years under the supervision of Federal, State, County or Municipal Corrections Department nor have any pending felony or misdemeanor charges other than minor traffic charges.
Driving may be required for this position. The successful candidate must have and remain in possession of a valid current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and be insurable under the agency’s motor vehicle insurance policy.
All candidates for employment must meet the established minimum qualifications for employment as identified by the applicable regulatory agencies.
At Heartland Center for Behavioral Change (HCBC) we help people rebuild their lives! Come be a part of our exciting and caring team. We are seeking qualified applicants who want an opportunity to work with people to overcoming their reentry and substance abuse challenges. We are seeking dedicated professionals who want to be a part of making positive change in our client's lives.