Residential Counselor

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers – Mentor, OH

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, Inc., is a private non-profit agency, providing continuous service to the community since 1971. At every level from prevention to residential recovery services, we offer a message of hope to individuals, families, groups, and entire communities. 

The Center provides a wide range of services for adults whose lives have been affected by their own or another’s use of alcohol or other drugs, by problem gambling, or by mental illness. Licensed, trained professionals offer support, education, and counseling to individuals, families, businesses, other service providers, and the community at large. Our goal for treatment services is to help individuals achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life. Our mission is to promote lifelong recovery from addiction through education, prevention, and treatment regardless of ability to pay. Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers aspires to provide premier behavioral healthcare services. We strive for excellence through proven practices and for leadership in partnering with community organizations to work towards an addiction-free society. 

Full-Time Residential Counselors QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Treatment services for chemically dependent adults & their families
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in a human services field required, masters in counseling or social work preferred.
  • Appropriate licensure including but not limited to LPC, LPCC, LSW, LISW or LICDC.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in AOD counseling including assessment, individual, family, and group counseling.
  • Knowledgeable about the disease of Substance Use Disorder (SUD), family illness model, community resources, and treatment modalities.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Minimum 2 year personal program of recovery if applicable.
  • Must be able to work evenings/weekends and off site as scheduled

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Responsible for residential treatment program.
  • Works with each resident to develop their own recovery through assessment of individual problem areas, treatment planning, case management, individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Assures that group programs take place as scheduled and facilitates or co-facilitates therapy sessions.
  • Assures that participation of community resources, especially 12-step volunteers, are supported and nurtured.
  • Completes client charting and other required documentation in a timely, professional & legible manner.
  • Participates in peer review, attends agency and residential staff meetings and in-services as scheduled.
  • May transport residents as necessary.
  • Relates and works well with peers and other staff in professional/team approach.
  • Establish good rapport and demonstrate a positive public relations image in working with all stakeholders including the public, clients, families, and staff.
  • Maintains professional standards of ethics. Thorough knowledge and implementation of applicable laws and governmental regulations relating to client confidentiality, client rights and grievance policies and procedures.
  • Maintains certification and/or licensure.

Background Check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay:

$31,000.00 - $57,000.00 per year depending on licensure 

Benefits:

Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance 

To apply, forward resume with cover letter to: 

Wendy Dixon, Executive Assistant
Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers
9083 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
FAX: 440 205-2685
EMAIL: [email protected]

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