Diversion Program Assistant

Job ID
2022-5839
Job Locations
US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date
7 days ago(5/20/2022 3:29 PM)
Category
Administrative/Clerical

Overview

Company Summary

 

AdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., is a for-profit substance abuse disorder treatment facility. For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment.

 

Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

 

This is a Per Diem Position. Approximately 12 hours a week with the possibility of additional hours. Under the supervision of the Program Manager provides clinical services for participants who are sent through the court systems with Substance use disorder issues, basic integrated and supported individual and family education, advocacy, linkage, coordination, problem-solving and monitoring clients to optimize the functioning of individuals with Substance use disorder disorders and promoting stabilization, rehabilitation and recovery. Simultaneously working closely with courts to determine potential eligibility of participants and develops relationships with referring law enforcement, ADA's and judges.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other related fields preferred.
  • Must have knowledge and experience working with the legal/court system and work in addiction treatment preferred.
  • Must have valid Driver's license as this position requires reimbursement eligible traveling between various courts and facilities.

Physical Requirements

“AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws”

 

  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually.  Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine.  Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled.  Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Moderate noise levels as found in a business office with computer printers, households with TVs and dishwashers, and driving light traffic.

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

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