Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • Substance Abuse Counselor

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
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  • Overview

    Our client is looking for a Substance Abuse Counselor to work in their hospital in Richmond, IN.


    Shift: 6:30AM-2:30PM (Will also be required to work one evening shift a week at minimum) 

    Starting Salary: $26,702 with possible performance increase once hired on from contract


    Knowledge Services was established by Julie Bielawski in 1994 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowledge Services, a certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), is a technology and professional services organization with employees located in offices throughout North America. Knowledge Services is an ISO 9001:2008 certified workforce management solutions company. We are experts in workforce management solutions for government and commercial organizations. With Knowledge Services, organizations can efficiently and cost-effectively engage, retain and manage needed talent, while mitigating the risks associated with contingent workers. 


    Knowledge Services has benefit offerings to include the following:


    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D coverage
    • Pet Insurance
    • Ticket and Event discounts!
    • The above are available provided contractors meet eligibility requirements


    POSITION SUMMARY: The Substance Abuse Counselor will provide Substance Abuse information and counseling to clients as they attempt to deal with their substance abuse/dependency issues and work toward abstinence.


    • Interact professionally with consumers, family and other staff.
    • Teach sbustance abuse concepts in both large and small group setteings,
    • Provide case management, documentation as asigned.
    • Show knowedge and abililty to handle mental health illness concepts and behaviors in workplace setting. May assume role of unit coordinatior and will complete dutie in that capacity.

    Required to cover 14 hours of classes related to substance abuse and recovery each week, unless in role of unit coordinator, in which case 2 hours are removed form requirement. Will work a minimum of one evening a week and complete a client centered activity. Will complete a minimum fo 29 hours of profession status training each year relative to position (this may include hospital wide training hours).


    • May need to complete 2AN5 status for one year before eligible.
    • Significant interpersonal skills and dedication required


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