Counselor, Correctional Setting (Multiple Openings)

HIRING BONUS: $1,000

($500 after 90 days, additional $500 after 9 months)

Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and successful addiction treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. In addition to being CARF accredited, Integrity House is recognized statewide as a treatment leader. The organization offers inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatments, halfway houses, and sober living options, in combination with support services, to individuals with substance use and other co-occurring mental health diagnoses that get them on the path of sustainable recovery.

Integrity House is looking for a full-time counselor in its long-term residential program at the Hudson County Correctional and Rehabilitation Center.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assess client’s needs using evidence-based validated assessment tools (i.e. ASI, CASI, etc.), diagnose clients for substance disorders using the DSM, and determine an appropriate level of care based on ASAM criteria in order to provide individual and group therapy, psycho-education, case management, and crisis intervention to clients.
  • Counselors should obtain previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode and collaborate with clients to develop a written treatment plan that is client-centered; recovery-oriented and includes goals with measurable objectives.
  • Provide substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan, when and where necessary, throughout treatment according to ASAM criteria to determine the need for continued services, transfer, or discharge.
  • Provide active case consultations and maintain ongoing communication (direct & in-direct) with supervisor, Director, coworkers, and referral sources; participate in weekly Multidisciplinary Treatment Team meetings for assigned clients, clinical supervision, training, workshops, and etc. – as assigned by Director.
  • Keep accurate records and clinical documentation, in accordance with Annex A requirements; complete clinical documentation for all counseling, education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals, and follow-up in the paper and/or electronic records while maintaining quality assurance standards are met.

Job qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field. Counselors II, III, IV, will require a master’s degree
  • LSW, LAC, CADC, LCSW, LPC, or LCADC
  • NJ driver’s license

Physical/Medical Requirements: Prior to hire, candidates shall be required to show documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or eligibility for an exemption, and have a negative TB skin test and positive titers for the MMR.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a thoughtfully written cover letter and resume to gmombrun@integrityhouse.org with the title of the position in the email subject line.

 Full-time employees receive a robust benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal days; medical, dental and vision benefits; a medical flexible spending account (FSA); short and long-term disability; life insurance; and a 403b retirement plan with a dollar-for-dollar match up to 3%. Integrity also offers annual rewards and bonuses (dependent on the agency’s financial results), tuition reimbursement; opportunities for internal advancement and professional development; and a warm, collaborative environment.

INTEGRITY HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY
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