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Requisition Number 19-1095
Title RESIDENTIAL (MASTER'S LEVEL & CADC or LPC/LSW) SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR - LAKE VILLA
Program Lake Villa - Adult
City LAKE VILLA
State IL
Full-Time
Description As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Residential (Master’s Level & CADC or LPC/LSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

• Completing comprehensive assessments and treatment plans and providing substance abuse and/or mental health counseling services to clients
• Developing and implementing complex treatment and discharge plans for clients with dual diagnoses, social or mental health issues
• Documenting treatment and discharge plans, clients’ progress and responses to treatment and maintaining related records and charts
• Serving as a professional resource to the treatment staff in resolving complex case problems and may provide clinical supervision as needed
• May develop and facilitate training for treatment staff
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements Requirements:
• Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work or a related field required
• Current professional license (LPC, LSW) or certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) in state of hire required
• Minimum 4 years of clinical experience in the treatment of substance abuse and dual-diagnoses
• Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

• Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
• Dental & Vision Insurance
• Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
• Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Commuter Accounts
• 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match
• Life and AD&D Insurance
• Long-Term Disability (LTD)
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.
  • Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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