POSITION: Substance Abuse Counselor I/II (Full-Time Regular)
LOCATION: South Bay Out Patient (SBOP)/Community Engagement Navigation Services (CENS) – Gardena, CA
DUTIES: Under the direction of the Program Director the Care Navigator will provide a critical liaison role in assisting vulnerable individuals involved in multiple systems to access necessary services to address their SUD treatment. Services are prominently off site; co-located and field based.
QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Bilingual abilities may be required within certain BHS programs.
Counselor I - High school diploma or equivalency. Registered and enrolled in a state-recognized chemical dependency counselor or progress towards AOD.
Counselor II - High school diploma or equivalency. Required current certification number issued from a statewide or nationwide credentialing body (i.e. CCAPP, CADTP) received upon completion of passing the California Certification exam. Two years supervised experience working in substance abuse and/or a related field.
Must have valid California driver’s license and liability insurance if driving personal vehicle on BHS business. Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination must be adequate for performance of job duties. Able to sit at desk, use keyboard, write and physically perform other job duties. Able to move about the facility to observe clients and staff.
BENEFITS: BHS offers a full complement of benefits for eligible employees: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Long & Short Term Disability and Life Insurance.
APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee Request for Transfer". The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.
Other applicants may email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX (310)679-4621, or apply in person at 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
BHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
BHS will consider applicants with criminal history as required.