Employment Opportunity: Bilingual Treatment Counselor

Organization: 
Berks Counseling Center – Off Site Office
Location: 
Reading, PA

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Deadline: 
1/4/18
Responsibilities: 

To provide screening, assessment and outpatient substance abuse services to inmates housed at the Berks County Jail System.

Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in related social service field with at least three months direct substance abuse counseling experience (or relevant internship) preferred; or Bachelor’s degree in a related social service field with at least one year direct substance abuse counseling experience (or related internship) required; CAC and/or licensure preferred. Bilingual: English/Spanish required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Contact Info: 

Please send completed application (found at www.berkscc.org), resume and cover letter to hr@berkscc.org or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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