On-Call Counselor - Women's Residential

Job Overview

Are you an empathic, yet have strong personal boundaries? Do you want to work for an organization that is making a difference in counties across California? Do you want to reunite women with their children and support women with SUD treatment? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking for an On-Call Counselor at our Women's Residential program in Oxnard, CA. The ideal candidate has completed an Addictive Disorders Education (Certificate or AS degree) and is currently Certified in California as a SUD Counselor, has Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facility experience, and familiarity with mental health issues. In this position you will support reunification of mothers and their children, as well as support women in their success of recovery from substance use disorders. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

Prototypes/HealthRIGHT 360 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to improving treatment provision for women, children and families affected by substance abuse, mental illnesses, domestic violence and other trauma.  The agency carries out its mission to rebuild the lives of women, children and communities impacted by substance use and trauma by providing integrated comprehensive programs that promote self-sufficiency in a safe environment. The success of Prototypes Oxnard Women’s Center and its clients is rooted in the organization’s commitment to a key set of ideals and standards, which includes but is not limited to: 1) believing in the human potential and that everyone is valued; 2) providing a safe and nurturing environment with an emphasis on respect, diversity, acceptance and compassion; 3) Operating within a solid, proven system that provides Prototypes staff with the facilities, tools and support necessary to promote the agency’s mission and vision. These values and standards help to foster a safe and nurturing environment that promotes healing and recovering, one that is inclusive, welcoming, de-stigmatizing and non-re-traumatizing. 

Key Responsibilities

The underlying responsibilities for Certified/Registered Substance Abuse Counselors to the client population include:

  • assessment of needs
  • care planning
  • substance abuse counseling
  • psycho educational group facilitation
  • education as needed on a individual basis
  • information
  • referral
  • observe and document relevant and required information regarding each client
  • communicate effectively with inter-disciplinary team and participate in team meetings to review cases.
  • maintain and observe all HIPAA regulations that apply.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • AA/AS Degree Preferred but not required
  • State Substance Abuse Certification required
  • At least two years of experience working with clients in a Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence and/or related field
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Dependable automobile and insurance, registration and valid California Drivers License
  • Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues
  • People oriented
  • Professional and honest
  • Other qualifications may be required according to program and/or contractual needs
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: On-Call
City: Oxnard