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Drug Court Counselor (Full-Time)

Posted 10/10/2022  |  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Organization: Hazel Pittman Center

Organization Address: 130 Hudson Street, Chester, SC 29706

Job Responsibilities:
Helps build a new drug court program in Chester and Fairfield counties.
Provides and coordinates substance use disorder treatment for participants of drug courts in Chester and Fairfield counties initially. (The Drug Court Counselor will eventually work in either only Chester or Fairfield county and a second counselor will be hired when each county program's census increases sufficiently.)
Works to enhance public safety and improve the quality of life of participants, while reducing drug-related crimes, incarceration, and recidivism by providing substance use disorder treatment to program participants.
Helps identify participants' needs; provides and coordinates substance use disorder counseling; facilitates appropriate referrals to ancillary services; and provides timely reports to the courts.

Required Qualifications:
Must be able to travel between counties, work as part of a team, participate in weekly team meetings and court hearings, and effectively manage caseloads.
Must achieve professional addictions certification within three years of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional licensure in counseling or social work

Salary: $42,000 (starting)

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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