The Center for Prevention & Counseling, Inc is a thriving non-profit agency located in Newton, NJ. The Center provides a wellness-focused and inclusive workplace where the staff treats each other with respect and where kindness, meaningful interactions, and collaboration between colleagues are encouraged. Our company culture is closely tied to our organization’s mission and our people feel empowered to make a difference as individuals, see value in their work, and are eager to do well in their roles.
The Center offers competitive salaries and benefit packages designed to improve the personal lives of our employees. We are proud of our agency growth and we’re looking for dynamic candidates who are excited to join our team and will add to our inspiring culture.
We have the following job positions available. To be considered, interested applicants must send cover letters and resumes via email only to Human Resources Manager, Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected]
Director of Clinical Services
Full time position available immediately
The Center is seeking an experienced professional to fill the full-time Director of Clinical Services management team role. This leadership role will oversee our counseling division and positively impact the lives of adolescents and adults seeking outpatient substance use disorder services. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical services while obtaining the best possible outcomes for our clients.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Administrative oversight, management and supervision of counseling division
- Ensure, prepare and monitor compliance with DMHAS licensure regulations and other funding/grant requirements
- Oversee and supervise counseling staff, including education on clinical policy and procedures
- Attend county and state meetings and act as liaison with community partners
- Monitor electronic health records system for counseling division
Director of Clinical Services Qualifications and Job Requirements
- Minimum 5 years experience in the addiction services field
- Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisor capacity
- Master's Degree – Counseling field
- Dually credentials with LCSW/LCADC or LPC/CCS or LPC/LCADC
- Crisis management experience
- Experience with electronic health records
- Strong leadership and communication skills
- Grant writing experience preferred
Part-Time Youth Educator – Think, Act, Grow (TAG) Program
Schedule: 18-20 hours per week, including Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 3-8 p.m.
Reports to: Coordinator of Youth Services
Location: Newton, New Jersey
Start Date: Immediate
General Summary: TAG provides a comprehensive continuum of services utilizing evidence based, informed and influenced programs for at-risk and/or court involved youth in Sussex County. The youth educator position involves assisting with psycho-educational groups for juveniles on Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm to 8pm. Additional hours to include conducting weekly case management for program participants along with completing required documentation, engaging with program participants parents/guardians by conducting weekly parent check-in group, and conducting regular phone and in-person and/or virtual collateral contact with court and other referral sources. In addition, the youth educator is responsible for conducting anger management/conflict resolution groups in Sussex County schools as needed during school hours.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. Experience working with youth a plus.
Recovery Support Team
Recovery Specialist – Support Team for Addiction Recovery (STAR)
Full time positions available immediately
Description: Full Time Recovery Specialist needed to provide professional peer-to-peer recovery support services using a strengths-based, recovery coaching model for adults with a history of opioid use or stimulant use disorder participating in the Sussex County Support Team for Addiction Recovery (STAR) Program.
Responsibilities: The Full Time Recovery Specialist will help STAR Program participants develop a recovery plan while working collaboratively with a Case Manager to support the participants in achieving their goals. Recovery Specialists provide weekly recovery coaching sessions and telephone recovery support to STAR participants, while maintaining accurate records.
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in recovery and be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Stability of personal recovery, knowledge of the recovery process and strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required. Recovery Specialists must have a valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation.
Recovery Specialist – Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)
Multiple per-diem positions available immediately - Daytime (7 a.m. - 7p.m.) and Overnight (7 p.m. - 7a.m.) shift coverage needed
Description: Engage individuals reversed from an opioid overdose or hospital patients experiencing other issues related to substance use and provide non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals.
Responsibilities: The Recovery Specialist will provide on-call coverage and respond to the Emergency Department to support the patient when an alert is received. The Recovery Specialist will also provide telephone follow-up for 8 weeks to help participants navigate the early stages of seeking assistance and beginning a successful path towards recovery. Recovery Specialists must maintain accurate records and adhere to all data collection protocol.
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in recovery and be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Stability of personal recovery, knowledge of the recovery process and strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required. Recovery Specialists must have a valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation. OORP Recovery Specialists must also be approved to volunteer with Atlantic Health System/Newton Medical Center.