OUTPATIENT CLINIC: substance use disorder counselorS (full-time)

Counselors provide individual and group therapy to individuals coping with substance use disorders. Must be available to work two (2) evening shifts (12:30 pm - 8:30 pm) each week. Openings in our Niagara Falls and Lockport Clinics.

Required Experience:

Prefer two (2) years paid full time experience in mental health or substance use disorders setting OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree. Prefer Master's Degree (M.A. /M.S.) or equivalent in Counseling, Social Work or Rehabilitation Counseling. Prefer Qualified Health Professional (QHP) as defined by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) regulation.

Skills Set Includes:

Client engagement, assessment, counseling skills, treatment planning, documentation/monitoring, termination discharge, counselor dynamics, ethics and professional judgement, professional development/initiative, time management skills, attendance, safety and positive 'can do' approach.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 


Registered nurses 

Full and part-time positions available working at First Step Center, which is a 24 Bed Detox facility.  We are currently recruiting RN's including new grads.  Prior experience working with individuals facing substance use disorder is preferred.  Full time RN's work alternating weekends and part time RN's are required to work at least one shift every 2 weeks.

Registered Nurse Work Experience:

Substance use disorders experience preferred but not required.  New Grads and New Registered Nurses are encouraged to apply.

Registered Nurse Skills Set Includes:

Computer literacy (able to type >40 words-per-minute), strong assessment skills, leadership abilities, organizational skills, case management and care coordination, flexibility, interdisciplinary communication, critical thinking, triage and identification of emergent issues, milieu management, empathy for clients, internal and external customer service.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as Registered Professional Nurse.

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


Licensed Practical NURSES 

Full and part-time positions available working at First Step Center, which is a 24 Bed Detox facility.  We are currently recruiting LPN's including new grads.  Prior experience working with individuals facing substance use disorder is preferred.  Full time LPN's work alternating weekends and part time LPN's are required to work at least one shift every 2 weeks.

Licensed Practical Nurse Work Experience:

Substance use disorders experience preferred but not required.  New Grads and New Licensed Practical Nurses are encouraged to apply.

Licensed Practical Nurse Skills Set Includes:

Computer literacy (able to type >40 words-per-minute), strong assessment skills, leadership abilities, organizational skills, case management and care coordination, flexibility, interdisciplinary communication, critical thinking, triage and identification of emergent issues, milieu management, empathy for clients, internal and external customer service.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse.

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


PREVENTION SPECIALIST (PART-TIME)

Looking for a part-time Prevention Specialist to provide community and school-based prevention education to children, adolescents, and adults throughout Niagara County. Seeking candidates who are empathetic, motivated, and passionate about helping others. Job duties include presenting prevention education programming; designed to educate and empower youth and their families to make safe and healthy choices. Programs are evidence-based, and provide tools and support to Niagara County youth, their families, and communities. Curriculum for Kindergarten - 12th grade focuses on social-emotional learning, character education, and addresses the risk and protective factors that promote and/or inhibit healthy youth development.

Education & Work Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required in a related field (education, human services, criminal justice, social work, counseling, etc.); with a minimum of 2 years' experience working with youth. Training, presentation, and/or workshop experience is preferred.

Skills Set Includes:

Organizational skills, excellent time management, self-motivated, responsible, dependable, comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups, professional and ethical responsibilities, along with a positive “can do” approach, and willingness to travel daily throughout Niagara County.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 

METHADONE PROGRAM: substance use disorder counselorS (full-time)

Counselors provide individual and group therapy to individuals coping with substance use disorders. Must be available to work Monday - Friday; 6:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Required Experience:

Prefer two (2) years paid full time experience in mental health or substance use disorders setting OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree. Prefer Master's Degree (M.A. /M.S.) or equivalent in Counseling, Social Work or Rehabilitation Counseling. Prefer Qualified Health Professional (QHP) as defined by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) regulation.

Skills Set Includes:

Client engagement, assessment, counseling skills, treatment planning, documentation/monitoring, termination discharge, counselor dynamics, ethics and professional judgement, professional development/initiative, time management skills, attendance, safety and positive 'can do' approach.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org