Counselor Aide -Lawrenceville

We are seeking a Counselor Aide for our Lawrenceville office.  This is a full time position with a generous benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle all aspects of the referral process including but not limited to documenting receipt of referral for “referral copy book”, having Assessment Counselor sign and schedule appt.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and cooperative behavior with co-workers
  • Participates in Clinical Rounds by sharing information, proposing ideas, and providing feedback to enhance service delivery
  • Able to provide documentation in clear, concise manner
  • Perform job responsibilities and duties with a minimum of supervisory prompting
  • Seek appropriate and timely consultation from Assessment/Extended Assessment Counselor and Supervisor
  • If a client does not show for appt, print out no-show notification (NJSAMS) get signed by DCP&P caseworker and reschedule appointment
  • Responsible for getting DCP&P Caseworker to sign appropriate forms and give DCP&P caseworker copies
  • Responsible for company vehicle (oil changes, inspections, cleaning vehicle) and sending Vehicle Monitoring check list monthly to Administrative Assistant
  • Responsible for “Chain of Custody” drug screens, doing appropriate paperwork, entering in drug screen log, documenting results when received, giving results to DCP&P Supervisor/caseworker.
  • Transport clients when required
  • Ability to describe home environment during home visits
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients and other staff and has an understanding of ethics in the field of substance use

Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent, Valid current NJ Driver’s License in good standing, knowledge of addictions preferred.

To apply, send resume to:  jobs@preferredbehavioral.org

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