The Salvation Army Counselor in Anaheim, California
JOB TITLE: COUNSELOR
STATUS: FULL TIME / PART TIME
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: REHABILITATION MANAGER
THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel
of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
• Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology (or related field) or Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years work/volunteer experience in the substance abuse field.
• Age 21 or above
• Ability to make critical decisions and work with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, MSWord, Excel, and Access with ability to learn additional software as appropriate.
• Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to track multiple tasks efficiently, completing each in a professional and timely fashion.
• Professional judgment and integrity in holding in confidence all information pertaining to beneficiaries, families and co-workers.
• Commitment to support and apply the philosophy and goals of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Program and the ARC Mission Statement.
• Active Christian world-view.
• If in recovery, must have 3 years of continuous sobriety.
• No evidence of existing chemical dependency.
• Must be willing to travel to events both in the area and in the territory.
• Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.
• Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and other office equipment.
• Ability to communicate clearly on the telephone.
• Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
• Ability to perform various repetitive motion tasks
JOB PURPOSE: To provide expertise and guidance to all counseling staff as well as to counsel and teach beneficiaries of the Adult Rehabilitation Center.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Assist beneficiaries to understand and overcome social and emotional problems through individual and process group counseling.
Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessment interviews with newly admitted beneficiaries.
Keep beneficiary files up-to-date with proper documentation of counseling and class activities for those beneficiaries assigned.
Develop individual Rehabilitation Plans for beneficiaries seen in counseling.
Assist assigned beneficiaries in preparation for 90 day and 5 month reviews.
Conduct Christian education classes as assigned.
Lead other groups or classes as assigned by the Rehabilitation Manager.
Teach classes in the program’s educational component as assigned by the Rehabilitation Manager.
Attend weekly Case Conference and provide input to discussion as helpful.
Handle all counseling related issues in the absence of the Rehabilitation Manager, including presentation of the most serious issues to the Administrator.
Provide and maintain counseling statistics for monthly Program reports.
Document and maintain appropriate Progress Notes in beneficiary files.
Assess spiritual needs of beneficiaries seen in counseling and make referrals to Chaplain as needed.
Attend at least one Wednesday night chapel service each month.
Serve as back-up to other counselors as needed.
Support other staff of the Program Department as able.
Overtime. Any and all overtime must have the written approval of the supervisor, Administrator or his designee. His initials must appear on the timecard besides the overtime hours.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Rehabilitation Manager or the ARC Administrator.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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