Counselor Aide - Substance Use Disorder Treatment (2nd Shift & Overnight Avail)
Counselor Aide position working in jail system helping individuals with substance use disorder
Batavia, OH 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) is looking for two individuals to fill two openings:
#1 - Overnight SUD Counselor Aide and #2 - 2nd Shift SUD Counselor Aide for its Community Alternative Sentencing Center (CASC). CASC provides individual and group treatment for substance use disorder as well as Medication Assisted Treatment and various community supports such as AA.

This position is a great start for someone who is looking to get into the field of substance use disorder treatment.  Once you successfully complete 40 hours of online training, you can apply to become a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) and you will be eligible to be promoted to the SUD Counselor position.  We also offer Tuition Assistance and access to a free learning system where you can get your education credits to obtain and renew your CDCA.

We are looking for an entry-level candidate who wants to grown in the field of substance use disorder counseling.  This position provides second shift coverage and residential management to organization residential / treatment programs / CASC program.  Room for advancement! 

Position Responsibilities:
  • Participates in day-to-day operation of the program; housekeeping; grounds keeping; facility management; chores; laundry; recreation time; and safety and security systems as necessary.
  • Provides program coverage and management of facility/program during assigned shift.  (Note: facility/program and/or shift assignment may vary on occasion.)
  • Provides crisis intervention, role modeling and limit setting.
  • Provides services to clients: medication training; individual goal plan implementation; independent living skills training; personal care training; personal and interpersonal skills development; program orientation; general supervision.
  • Provides basic care management services to clients including coordinating appointments and follow-up care.
  • Provide transportation to community appointments for CASC residents including medical, housing or treatment appointments.
  • Position may require evening, weekend and holiday coverage.
  Position Requirements:
  • High school diploma required.
  • 2 years of college in a human services field or equivalent combination of education and experience in a human services organization, preferred.
  • Knowledge of or experience in the substance use disorder field preferred.
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Contact Information
HR Recruiting Team 513-354-7088 Claire McCandless, HR Coordinator Emily Mann, HR Coordinator
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
2nd Shift or Overnight
Salary and Benefits
$13.69 per hour
Full Benefits Package including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Retirement with Employer Match, Tuition Assistance ($575 for BA/BS Degree), Paid Time Off (17 days per year), 10 Paid Holidays, Sick Time.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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