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Alcohol & Drug Counselor-CADC: Spanish Bilingual Required- $3,000 Hiring Bonus

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC's Puentes program is seeking an Addictions Counselor, CADC. $3000 signing bonus available for those with a minimum of a CADC-I!

The Alcohol & Drug Counselor works as a member of the Puentes treatment team to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to Latino adults with substance abuse issues.

Duties to include:

  • Participate in culturally specific outreach efforts to engage prospective clients.
  • Conduct screenings and complete necessary enrollment paperwork.
  • Complete alcohol and drug assessments and develop culturally appropriate, strengths-based individual service and support plans (ISSP) with clients.
  • Maintain a caseload of clients and serve as their primary counselor from admission to discharge.
  • Meet with each client at least once per month for individual counseling and case management.
  • Provide group counseling on a weekly basis, focusing on the medical aspects of the disease of addiction, stages of change and holistic recovery.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Collaborate with treatment team, agency and community providers to address the needs of clients.
  • Coordinate services with all members of client's support network.
  • Maintain client records as required by the program, county, state and funding source.
  • Work within scope of training and experience. Seek consultation when appropriate.
    • Must have experience working with the Latino culture. Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
    • Must have a minimum of a CADC I, or be currently registered as a CADC-R with the appropriate Oregon board and able to meet the credentialing requirements for CADC I under the terms of the hiring agreement with Central City Concern.
    • A combination of at least two year's work, education, training or experience specializing in chemical dependency and mental health treatment preferred.
    • QMHA preferred.
    • Central City Concern is committed to a drug-free workplace that encourages a safe, healthy and productive work environment and strictly complies with the Drug-Free Work Place Act of 1988. An employee shall not, in the workplace, unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use a controlled substance or alcohol.
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
    • The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
    • If using a vehicle for agency use, must possess a current driver's license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern's Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
      Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:
      • Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
      • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive employer match!
      • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
      • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
      • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
        This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

        As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Central City Concern, Beaverton , Alcohol & Drug Counselor-CADC: Spanish Bilingual Required- $3,000 Hiring Bonus, Other , Beaverton, Oregon

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