Monitor and observe and ensure the safety and well-being of clients in a substance abuse treatment program. Provide motivational and educational support and guidance to assist them in meeting therapeutic goals. Schedule and coordinate client transportation and assist with planning client recreational events. Support treatment plans by reporting client observations and contributing to decisions concerning therapy, discipline and privileges.
High school diploma or equivalency required. Minimum of six (6) months training or equivalent knowledge of substance abuse treatment theory and practices. Previous work experience with the program specific population (adolescents and/or adults) 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 Illinois and good driving record required.
Gateway Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V