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.
Substance Abuse Technicians are 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 • 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
Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.
Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.
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