Master Level Counselor
Job Details
Horizons - Bridgeport, CT

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity and respect.

 

Horizons This program, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a CARF accredited, intensive short-term inpatient program for individuals struggling with addiction or co-occurring with addiction and mental health. Clients consist of males, aged 18 or over with a substance dependence disorder, including those receiving or in need of medication-assisted services for opiate addiction. Psychiatric services are provided on-site. Post-discharge referrals are made to a variety of housing resources as well as outpatient addiction and mental health services. Clients who complete successfully are encouraged to become members of the alumni group in order to offer hope to those who are beginning the recovery process.

 

Hours: 

Tuesday to Saturday 4pm-12am or Sunday to Thursday 4pm -12am

 

SUMMARY

In accordance with Regional Network of Programs Mission Statement, Philosophy of Client Care and Code of Ethics as stated in the Personnel Policies and under the supervision of the Program Director will be responsible for urine supervision; monitoring lobby and medicating line and assist other staff with clerical work.

 

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Interacts with all clients and family members in a respectful, professional and compassionate manner.
  • Supervises urinalysis collection for same gender and assists with unsupervised urinalysis collection for those of the opposite gender as required; completes associated documentation.
  • Monitor and supervise all meals and Fresh Air breaks.
  • Complete daily room checks and participate in the searches of client room; to ensure safety and security.
  • Assist in the intake process for all newly admitted clients.
  • Assist with duties related to the discharge process; including ensuring all belongings are procured, medications and prescriptions are in the clients possession, and that any necessary paperwork is completed.
  • Monitor client self-observed medication.
  • Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor's degree in the behavioral sciences and two (2) years experience in counseling preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team.
  • Considerable knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations regarding client confidentiality.
  • Understanding of the issues that individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships. Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to project a professional image.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES

  • Incumbents may be required to secure professional certification and/or license.
  • Valid Connecticut drivers license may be required.

 

 

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484

https://recovery-programs.org/

 

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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