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Substance Use Counselor - Onsite

Company: HealthRIGHT 360
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

HealthRIGHT 360 is seeking Substance Use Counselors for outpatient and residential programs in San Francisco. We work with high-risk populations from a variety of backgrounds providing trauma-informed care aimed at reducing the harmful impacts of substance use. Our programs are open and welcoming to adult participants of any gender identity.


  • This is a union position onsite in San Francisco
  • The Substance Use Counselor works as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary treatment team
    • Maintain an assigned caseload of clients seeking substance use treatment and mental health treatment
    • Conduct face-to-face assessments, individual counseling sessions, and progress reviews with each client
    • Utilize principles of a trauma-informed care and harm reduction to attend to client milieu
    • Facilitate group counseling sessions focused on substance use recovery, trauma recovery, addressing mental health symptoms, and other personal change topics
    • Proactively link clients with available internal and external resources to develop/maintain treatment plans, transition plans, progress notes and appropriate updates in support of the health and recovery needs of each caseload client
      • Compensation range of $28-35/hr. based on experience, registration/licensed status
      • Robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, floating holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
      • Employees qualify for public loan forgiveness programs
      • Training and professional development opportunities
      • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do
        • Minimum of High School Diploma/GED
        • Registration or Certification with drug and alcohol counseling organization recognized by DHCS
        • Experience or willingness to work with vulnerable populations
        • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and internet applications
        • In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination medical and religious exemptions are available
        • Willingness to work nights and weekends, preferred
        • Experience in a substance abuse treatment or community mental health setting, preferred
        • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment, preferred
        • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.), preferred
        • Experience working with criminal justice population, preferred
          HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need. We do this by providing compassionate, integrated care that includes primary medical, mental health, substance use disorder treatment and re-entry services.

          HealthRIGHT 360 was created in 2011 as the merger of Haight Ashbury Medical Clinics and Walden House, two San Francisco organizations that became national models of community healthcare through over forty years of service.

Keywords: HealthRIGHT 360, Daly City , Substance Use Counselor - Onsite, Other , Daly City, California

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