Sulzbacher – Supportive Counselor

Posted May 04, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jul 31, 2022


Job Title: Supportive Counselor—SEA-CHAM Program
Department: Housing
Reporting : Director of Permanent Supportive Housing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Full Time

COVID -19 Vaccination Policy : As a condition of employment, Sulzbacher requires all new hires to report and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their initial start date

The role of the SEA-CHAM Supportive Counselor is to provide substance abuse counseling, both individually in the clients’ homes and in group session, teach harm reduction strategies and provide linkage to substance abuse treatment as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities

1. Provide substance abuse counseling services to all SEA-CHAM Program participants. 2. Complete initial progress note within 1-7 days of SEA-CHAM Program entry or move-in date. 3. Develop initial treatment plan within 1-15 days of SEA-CHAM Program entry date or move-in. 4. Maintain bi-monthly documentation (progress note) of SEA-CHAM participants' progress in a confidential manner in the local Homeless Management and Information System (Client Track). 5. Enter all SEA-CHAM Program participant services in Client Track within 24- hours of administering services. 6. Complete treatment plan every 90 days after the initial treatment plan (Unless Relapse occurs then treatment plan should be update before 90 days) 7. Network with area substance abuse services providers to provide structured substance abuse treatment when needed. 8. Organize Peer Support Groups as assigned by Director of Permanent Supportive Housing 9. Provide emergency on-call duty for SEA-CHAM Program participants as needed. 10. All other duties as assigned


• Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services Field and/or Certified Addictions Specialist degree. • Knowledge of 12 step programs and community substance abuse services providers

Education and Experience

• Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with clients, colleagues and volunteers • Excellent customer service skills • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently in a fast paced environment • Ability to manage crisis situations Physical/Mental Demands & Working Conditions • Personal car and valid Florida driver's license • Acceptable annual Motor Vehicle Record check • Adhere to required insurance coverage levels (Bodily Injury & Property Damage Liability: $100,000 each person; $100,000 each accident) if driving a personal vehicle for work-related purposes • Ability to pass a Level II Background Screening • Physically able to work in a fast paced multitasked environment • Work various shifts as required to ensure that case management services are adequately administered and accessible to clients • Ability to travel • Works in typical office setting


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