Forensic ACT Substance Use Specialist

Job Number: 19-342-10730

Education: Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field is required.  Master's degree is preferred. 

Description: The Case Worker - Substance Use is responsible for ensuring the provision of recovery-focused, person-centered care with a trauma-informed perspective. This position operates in a dynamic environment, and performs case management, assessment, and/or service coordination work based on the program's guidelines. The Case Worker - Substance Abuse duties may include and are not limited to providing continuity of care services, linking consumers and families to all needed resources, and coordinating, monitoring, and updating services and consumer goals. Providing necessary skills training, assisting in crisis prevention, and/or providing community outreach are additional roles. As a team member of programs in substance use services, the Caseworker - Substance Use coordinates clinical and substance use treatment tools to address client's needs, utilizing assessment, multidisciplinary coordination, and efficient, clinically appropriate utilization of agency resources. The position requires extensive knowledge of substance use disorders and working knowledge of treatment techniques that are effective with chemically dependent clients, especially those who have a history of abusing opiates, as well as a working knowledge of methadone/buprenorphine treatment.  A working knowledge of infectious diseases such as Hepatitis, HIV, STD and other infectious diseases is required.

This position follows identified strategies for achievement of unit performance measures and ensures the highest quality of care while effectively utilizing resources.

This position may carry an individual caseload.  On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.

1-2 years direct client care experience in mental health and/or substance use services preferred.  Bilingual preferred,

License(s): LCDC preferred.  Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required.  

Hours: 8:15am-4:15pm, Monday-Friday with on-call rotation. 

Salary: $18.49-$20.43 an hour.  Upon successfully passing our agency bilingual exam, an added annual bilingual pay up to $3,730 would apply.  

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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