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Requisition Number 19-1393
Title SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECHNICIAN - 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.

The Substance Abuse Technician will work overnight and is responsible for:

• Monitoring, observing, and ensuring the safety and well-being of clients in a substance abuse treatment program
• Providing motivational and educational support and guidance to assist clients in meeting therapeutic goals
• Scheduling and coordinating client transportation and assisting with planning client recreational events
• Supporting treatment plans by reporting client observations and contributing to decisions concerning therapy, discipline and privileges
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalency required
• Minimum of 6 months of training or equivalent knowledge of substance abuse treatment theory and practices
• Previous work experience with the program specific population (adolescent/adult) in a residential or outpatient setting is preferred
• Must be able to respectfully interact with substance abuse clients and form a working therapeutic alliance
• Valid driver’s license in state of hire and good driving record required
• Ability to Sunday – Thursday. The required shift starts at 12am and ends at 8am.

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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