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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR in Casper, WY at GEO Reentry Services

Date Posted: 3/1/2023

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Job Description

Facility: CASPER

Pay: $29.00 to $33.00 / hr DOE

Bonus (if applicable): $2000 SIGN-ON BONUS

H&W: This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Now hiring with Increased Wages !

Bachelor's Degree: $29.00 per hour
Master's Degree: $33.00 per hour

Sign On Bonus for Counselors: $2000 (payable in quarterly installments)

Want to join a company where you can make a real difference? Our team is looking for a Substance Abuse Counselor who is passionate about people and believes every individual deserves the best quality mental health care. This is your opportunity to build a long-lasting career with a global leader in the industry. In this role, you will help us develop, organize, and conduct programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Keep reading to learn more about us and what we have to offer.

Join A Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

In this role, you will: 

  • Provide relevant Substance Abuse information for class curriculum.
  • Facilitate didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.
  • Select and recommend new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program.
  • Maintain knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
  • Maintain a collegian relationship with other substance abuse. professionals, programs, and associations.
  • Complete required testing, assessment, and psychosocial history on incoming residents as required.
  • Participate in related training for substance abuse.

Job Requirements

We would prefer someone who has experience within a correctional setting.

Minimal Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree: and two (2) years of experience working with substance abusers and/or offenders is preferred.
  • Counselors must be either licensed as an addiction therapist (or related discipline), or certified as an addiction’s practitioner, or have a provisional license based upon credentials and experience gained in another state.
  • Counselors will be primarily responsible for clinical caseloads, including developing and reviewing treatment plans, noting progress, providing clinical counseling services and preparing and maintaining clinical records which will be housed separate from basic case records They also are required to provide basic shift coverage and to participate in daily activities of the TC.
  • A Master's Degree or PhD. may substitute for one (1) year of counseling experience

Physical Requirements

In this position, you will frequently have to lift or carry up to 20 lbs. Candidates should also be able to bend, stoop, walk, and stand (31-60% of the time). You will also occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 40 lbs.