Director, Secaucus Men’s Halfway House

Are you searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make an impact in someone’s life? At Integrity, we believe that a vibrant company culture which supports and nurtures our employees is so important that it is the key to our success.  With our team culture, we listen to your ideas and invest in your career growth!  Our purpose and passion are to empower clients, their loved ones, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.  Be a part of our team whose mission is to help individuals and families through an effective and measurable system of comprehensive Therapeutic Community addictions treatment, mental health treatment, and recovery support in a way that brings about positive, long-term lifestyle change.

We are excited to announce our Director opening for our Secaucus Men’s Halfway House!  The Director is responsible for maintaining clinical oversight and accountability of the residential program, including fidelity to the Therapeutic Community model and financial achievement. The Director is responsible for bridging the gap between front-line staff and program leadership, implementing all organizational and strategic changes, enhancing existing services, and positive outcomes.  The Director may serve in a matrix organizational structure, participating in a variety of ad hoc initiatives to achieve the mission and vision of the organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of a Director:

  • Maintain compliance with DOH Licensing Regulations under the guidance of the Program Administrator and Director of Substance of Abuse Counseling
    • Participate in audits/inspections
    • Develop and implement a plan of correction
    • Ensure service delivery per Annex A and/or other contractual guidance 
    • Ensure the safety of all clients, program staff, and infrastructure
    • Complete all safety drills and inspections as scheduled and/or needed
  • Manage Program Budget under the direction of the Director/Senior Director 
    • Review and approve program billing
    • Address and correct areas where service delivery is not optimized, resulting in failure to capture revenue
    • Keep all costs within or under budget and forecast future budget needs
    • Make adjustments to expenses as aligned with budget
    • Monitor program costs and spending
  • Enhance Service Delivery & Program Model 
    • Evaluate program strengths and identify areas of improvement, quarterly as identified in the Annual Performance Improvement Plans
    • Implement and manage changes to ensure project goals and objectives are met for grants and special initiatives including producing accurate and timely reporting
    • Complete weekly clinical file reviews to ensure 100% service delivery, timely treatment planning, and other relevant areas of clinical care. 
    • Monitor and ensure Annex A service delivery, including treatment authorizations, and timely submission of billing
    • Foster a drug-free environment, including the use of unscheduled / scheduled drug screening of clients
    • Respond to all client concerns, where needed
    • Ensure client satisfaction by soliciting feedback, client satisfaction surveys, and 
  • Staff Development 
    • Provide administrative supervision of all program staff
    • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate all program staff—with KPIs and measurable business and developmental goals
    • Coordinate with Human Resources and Director/Senior Director to address personnel-related issues
    • Maintain a caseload of clients providing individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, assessment, treatment planning, stakeholder communication, etc. 

Qualifications for a Director:

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, preferred
    • At least two (2) years’ experience in human services fieldwork, minimum of one year in supervisory capacity, preferred
  • Knowledge about recovery, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, and the value of peers (recovery specialist)
  • In-depth knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders
  • Strong and proven leadership experience

Required Licensing or Certifications:

  • Clinical Licensure (LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, CADC, or LCADC), dual credential preferred (LCADC)
  • Must obtain clinical supervision certificates (ACS, CCS, and/or Social Work) within one year of eligibility
  • A valid NJ Driver’s License

Specialized Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

  • Understanding of crisis management and the ability to deal with life-threatening situations
  • Adept at interviewing, hiring, and retaining qualified staff
  • Ability to utilize and leverage information technology to support staff and clients
  • Knowledge of the therapeutic community preferred
  • Ability to learn and efficiently use electronic health record
  • Capability to exercise rational judgment in an emergency
  • Team-oriented philosophy regarding substance use treatment and client care
  • Ability to establish strong therapeutic alliances with clients 
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural awareness, genuine positive regard and empathy regarding client concerns
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing duties
  • Strong attention to detail

Work Schedule: This is a management-level position and the incumbent is expected to work both 7 am-3 pm and 3 pm-11 pm shifts. Additionally, the Director is responsible for checking in during the weekend and overnight shifts to ensure personnel support and must share holiday coverage responsibilities.  The Director is expected to be on call 24/7.

Why Work for Integrity?

We believe that work is more than a place you go every day.  It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.  We believe that workplace diversity and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company’s success and provide you with the best co-workers you could ask for.  Our employee benefits play an important role in making Integrity a great place to work.  

Our Exceptional Benefits Package Includes:

  • Low Cost and Generous Medical and Prescription Coverage (ask us for our benefits summary, we are proud of it!)
  • Employer Paid Dental
  • Employer Paid Vision
  • Employer Paid Life and AD&D 
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Account
  • Generous Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Holiday Time
  • 403(b) Plan with a Dollar for Dollar Match up to 3% of Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement – up to $4,000 annual
  • Recognition Rewards
  • Professional Development Assistance

Who We Are?

Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and compassionate addiction treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. Integrity is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, at its highest level, Integrity House is recognized statewide as a treatment leader.  Integrity House is committed to best practices and has expanded its program and services throughout the years to remain a practical resource for those who need help.  We currently offer inpatient, residential, and outpatient, levels of addiction treatment, including medication-assisted treatment; treatment for co-occurring disorders; outpatient mental health services; recovery programs; education and workforce readiness opportunities; and supportive housing.

Integrity is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.  Integrity House openly supports and fully commits to the recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Physical/Medical Requirements: Before hire, candidates shall be required to show documentation of COVID-19 vaccination and booster and have a negative TB skin test and positive titers for the MMR. Candidates will also be required to undergo SUD pre-boarding requirements, including drug testing, fingerprinting, and a physical exam.

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