Full-Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Alcohol & Drug Services, Inc.  is seeking an experienced Full-Time Substance Abuse Counselor for our Greensboro NC location  this person will conducts diagnostic and psycho-social evaluations and counseling which focus on alcohol and other drug abuse, addiction and abuse/addiction-related issues which impact daily living. Knowledge of alcohol and other drug abuse dependency, withdrawal syndrome, different therapeutic approaches, group dynamics, crisis intervention and family therapy. Ability to interact with clients, families, co-workers and community members Knowledge of community resources, medical terminology, brain chemistry processes, psycho-pharmacology, ASAM criteria, DSM IV diagnosis as well as laws, regulations and policies governing substance abuse. Successful candidate must be a Licensed Professional with substance abuse experience.

Please email resume to [email protected]

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Substance Abuse Program Manager (Full-Time), Charlotte NC

Family First Community Services (FFCS) in Charlotte NC seeks Substance Abuse Program Manager to provide supervision, management, and oversight of all of our SA Programs including Youth Treatment Court, Adult Treatment Court, SAIOP (Adolescent), SA Outpatient, Intensive Recovery Support, and DWI Programs. This position requires LCAS and CCS (or intent to become CCS/CSI in six months upon employment) and experience of working with Adolescent/Adult SA Populations and legal systems. FFCS is located in Charlotte NC. Please send your resume to Michiko Dowdy at [email protected].  

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)

Masters Level Degree in a Human Services related field, Licensure.  Will provide mental health and/or substance use assessments for adults with a mental health and/or substance use disorder.  Assessments will take place in the Guilford County detention center.  Part-time.  Candidate should be comfortable working with individuals who are incarcerated.  Must also be well organized, able to manage time and be proficient with documentation.   Please forward resumes and salary requirements to: [email protected].   PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Dual Licensed Professional (LAP Program)

The NC Lawyer Assistance Program assists lawyers, judges and law students with a wide range of mental health issues, the two most prevalent being depression and alcoholism. However, every form of mental health issue is encountered in our practice. We are seeking a dually licensed professional with significant clinical experience who is interested in working with a sophisticated and sometimes clinically complex client base. For a detailed description of the position and required experience, please visit:

Posted on: August 10, 2017

Unit Supervisor – Mental Health / Subs Abuse (Jail Central)

Job Title: Unit Supervisor – Mental Health / Subs Abuse (Jail Central)
Job ID: 109020
Location: Mecklenburg County
Full-Time / Regular
Salary Range: $59,294.40 to $77,823.90
Apply by: 08/25/2017


This position supervises employees performing counseling and/or case management or similar activities for substance abuse, mental health, or developmental disabilities issues.  Incumbents are also responsible for quality and compliance review, and may carry a caseload of their own.

  • Master’s Degree in a human services field and five years’ experience in a related area performing substance abuse case management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Supervisory experience is required.
  • Some positions may require Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist and a valid NC or SC driver’s license.

    Special Requirements

The candidate for this position will be housed at Jail Central in Charlotte, NC. The candidate will supervise counselors providing services to clients with substance use and mental health issues. The chosen candidate must have a Certified Clinical Supervisor credential with the North Carolina Substance Professional Practice Board. Candidates who have a CSI and have passed the CCS exam will be considered. The candidate will need to possess strong clinical skills, supervisory experience, and experience working with a diverse population. Dually licensed credential preferred.

Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by August 25, 2017 by visiting our website at

Posted on: August 10, 2017

LCAS (Asheville)

Job Description

The position of Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist calls for a licensed professional clinician with direct experience and skill in treating a range of behavioral health issues. The position requires an individual who is able to treat and be successfully at assessing and treating co-occurring disorders including mental illness, personality disorders, and challenges in primary or secondary support systems. The position of Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist includes active engagement and coordination of care with internal resources including psychiatry and community support as well as external bodies including the legal system, families, and social support agencies. The position may call for back-up to the program director and or other therapists as needed. The position requires the individual to be an active and positive member of the clinical team. Based on setting, special skills and/or work with specific populations will be required. Relies on knowledge, experience, and judgment to provide quality services with very little supervision and direction. Must be an individual that holds a license, LCAS or CSAC, issued by the governing board regulating a human service profession. Some services may require additional experience, licensure, or education.


Job Requirements

Required Competencies (Individual Contributor)

Accepting Responsibility (Supported by Be Proactive) -Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes; and uses them as opportunities for learning and development; openly discusses his or her actions and their consequences, both good and bad.

Supporting Organizational Goals (Supported by Begin with the End in Mind)-Actively supports organizational goals and values; aligns actions around organizational goals; gives priority to organizational needs and concerns when making decisions.

Managing Time (Supported by Putting First Things First)-Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedule and timetables; sensitive to the use of other people’s time.

Supporting Co-Workers (Supported by Think Win-Win)-Contributes to team performance by providing encouragement and support. Helps others overcome obstacles and successfully accomplish goals.

Attentive Listening- (Supported by Seek First to Understand then to be Understood)- Uses active listening techniques to avoid distractions and show interest in what the speaker has to say; is open to other viewpoints and clarifies points of contention; demonstrates patience while listening to others and does not interrupt.

Solving Complex Problems– (Supported by Synergize) -Effective at thinking through complex problems and information; uses traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Seeks to accept and build off the ideas of others for solutions others may not have considered.

Managing Stress-(Supported by Sharpening the Saw) Uses healthy and effective methods to manage stress (e.g., maintaining appropriate diet, exercise, and sleep schedules); reacts effectively when faced with high-pressure situations

Serving the People we Support / Customers (Supports Culture of Caring) -Has sufficient knowledge of the services and helps the people we support or our customers enthusiastically; communicates well with the people we support and customers and follows up as necessary is always professional and represents the organization positively.

Following Policies and Procedures- Understands and follows company policies; encourages others to follow work rules; calls attention to actions that may violate policies and procedures.

Meeting Basic Work Expectations-Complies with basic job requirements and tasks; arrives at work on time as scheduled; proactively informs others when he/she encounters problems that may limit his/her ability to meet expectations.

Judy Smith, HR / Training Coordinator

[email protected]

RHA Health Services

356 Biltmore Ave

Asheville, NC  28801

Phone: 828-254-2700

Fax: 828-254-1524

Posted on: July 27, 2017

Substance Abuse Counselor, Caring Services, Inc. -High Point, NC

Caring Services believes in offering a holistic continuum of care for all consumers that seek substance abuse services with us. Clinical interventions are strength-based and focused on promoting recovery, symptom reduction, increased coping skills, and achievement of the highest level of functioning in the community. Candidates for the Substance Abuse Counselor position should have a commitment to working with the community driven process and basic respect for people, high energy, a strong motivation, flexibility and patience, an ability to live with ambivalence, analytical thinking skills, a sense of humor, perspective and vision and persistence, focus, and follow through.


  • Conduct screening, intake and orientation for various agency programs.
  • Conduct assessment and develop and maintain treatment plans for program participants.
  • Provide direct counseling services in individual and group setting, based upon evidence-based practice and generally accepted theoretical paradigms.
  • Perform case management functions of linking and arranging for services and referrals.
  • Coordinate and facilitate case management needs with the other outside service providers.
  • Works closely with other clinical/professional staff to maintain communication and provide feedback, standardize procedures and expedite service implementation.
  • Coordinates and oversees discharge planning process including the development of a Discharge plan and referral to follow-up resources.
  • Reviews, files and maintains charts.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with area treatment centers, shelters, the community at large, the court system and other homeless programs.


An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. A Certified Substance Abuse Counselor credential is required. Minimum of two years’ experience in the substance abuse field required.

Please send a resume to Teresa Hinkle at [email protected].

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Therapist – Brunswick County, Full Time



Full Time, Benefits Eligible

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Coastal Horizons Center, Inc., has an opportunity for a licensed Therapist to provide substance use and mental health services to a diverse client population in our Brunswick County office. This role provides independent diagnostic, psycho-social and professional counseling for clients (adult & adolescents) withcomplicated substance use, addiction problems, mental health and co-occurring disorders- with an appropriate level of supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:• Graduation from a four-year college or university in human services or related field and two years of progressive substance abuse counseling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.• Graduation from a Master’s degree program in clinical or substance abuse treatment psychology• LCSW preferred, or NCSAPPB Licensure as a LCAS; or LPA, or LPCSALARY: Commensurate with education and experience, medical/dental benefits, life insurance, long term disability insurance, paid time off programs, 401K retirement savings plan COASTAL HORIZONS CENTER, INC.

ATTN: Program Director
120 Coastal Horizons Drive
Shallotte, NC. 28470
Fax: 910-754-7997

Or email resume to:  [email protected]

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Dual Licensed Professional Needed (Lexington, NC)

Monarch, a behavioral health services provider is recruiting in Lexington, NC for a dually licensed behavioral health therapist. Provide outpatient mental health services to adults & children.  Individual & group therapy, assessments, documentation.  Requires full, dual MH/SU licensure in NC.

Please Apply Online at

Position #7690

Email: [email protected]        EOE

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Multiple Positions – Robeson Health Care Corporation

  • Clinical Counselor Lakeview, NC
  • A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or other human service field.
  • Currently hold a NC license as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), and/or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Three years of paid substance abuse direct care experience.


  • Migrant Outreach Worker Pembroke, NC
  • Coordinates farmworker outreach activities, including affiliated and research projects.
  • Functions as liaison between outreach workers and clinical/social support services.
  • Spend approximately 70% to 80% of his/her time in the field in direct and indirect services at times of the day that are accessible for farmworkers.
  • Associate degree in areas of public health, health education, international health, social work, sociology, education, or nursing (or equivalent training and/or experience) AND/OR High School Education, G.E.D. or equivalent training, with preferably one year exposure to farmworker related issues.
  • Ability to effectively and bilingually communicate (English/Spanish), when appropriate.
  • Valid NC Driver’s license


  • Behavioral Health Technician Lakeview, NC & Smithfield, NC   
  • Knowledge of the disease model of addictions and substance abuse programs.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse or familiarity with NA, AA or other addiction groups.
  • Associate’s degree and a NC driver’s license with a clean driving record are required.

RHCC offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, etc.

Interested applicants send resume to:

Attn: Human Resources
60 Commerce Plaza Circle, Pembroke, NC 28372
P: 910-521-2900 F: 910-775-9161
[email protected]

Posted on: June 7, 2017