Careers

We are believers, moved by a common purpose. We are regularly inspired to do more, and relish the reward of seeing great things happen when we invest in helping others. We love a challenge, are committed to excellence, and swing for the fences when it comes to providing personalized attention and top-flight care to those who struggle with addiction.

We work hard and have fun, functioning as a team and treating each other like family. We are a diverse team of professionals working to guide each of our clients on a powerful journey to healing, and we love what we do!

If this describes or appeals to you, or if you want to work for integrative treatment center committed to transforming the lives of its clients, we’d love to hear from you! We are always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team. See below for more information about our current job openings.

We are currently looking to fill the following position(s):

TITLE: Client Support Specialist (Full-Time)

REPORTS TO: Residential Program Manager

General Responsibilities:

  • Upholds all DBHDS licensure requirements pertaining to the residence;
  • Supports and behaves within BTG philosophy and regulations;
  • Assists with overseeing and maintaining orderliness, cleanliness, health, and safety standards of the household;
  • Oversees safety and wellness of clients and residence during the evening, overnight, and weekend hours;
  • Assists in planning and serving of breakfast and dinner (or oversees the same), including cleaning of dining area, kitchen and relevant equipment;
  • Provides support to Nutrition Support Staff for client lunches;
  • Administers and documents client nutrients and medications;
  • Completes, safeguards, and delivers client paperwork as directed;
  • Maintains food and household supply list for adequate quantities and wholesome qualities, designating biodegradable, organic, and fresh foods whenever possible;
  • Helps to maintain kitchen and household equipment in good working order;
  • Collaborates with Clinical Staff regarding client progress and issues on a daily basis;
  • Communicates with Administrative Staff regarding client schedules and appointments;
  • Communicates with Facilities Staff regarding repairs and upkeep of BTG property;
  • Transports clients as directed;
  • Oversees clients at gym or other scheduled activities as directed;
  • Performs other tasks and duties as instructed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma;
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with clients, staff, and professionals;
  • Must attend and pass Board of Nursing Medication Administration training;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • If applicant declares self to be in recovery, s/he must be free of active chemical dependency for a minimum of two years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year experience working in a residential substance abuse/mental health setting preferred;
  • General understanding of chemical dependency treatment and the principles of self-help support groups;
  • Flexible hours to include weekend and evening shifts.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health/Dental benefits
  • Retirement plan

 

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to worth@bridgingthegaps.com or send to:

Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

ATTN: Human Resources

423 W. Cork St.

Winchester, VA 22601

TITLE: Substance Abuse Counselor

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

Provides counseling services (group and/or individual) for assigned clients. Coordinates all aspects of client treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs client evaluation and assessment interviews to determine necessity and level of treatment; refers to other programs as appropriate
  • With client participation, develops individualized treatment plans for review by treatment team
  • Reviews progress and updates plans at intervals based upon program requirement
  • Conducts and documents individual counseling sessions as required
  • Conducts and documents group counseling, including psycho-education, therapeutic process and relapse prevention group sessions
  • Coordinates client treatment with the Clinical Team, program coordinators and other staff as appropriate
  • Develops aftercare plans and discharge summaries
  • Presents educational lectures for client groups as directed
  • Participates in in-service training
  • Presents on topics of expertise as requested
  • Performs crisis intervention work and/or prepares families or employers for planned interventions as necessary
  • Completes documentation and reports in a legible, accurate and timely fashion

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in the behavioral health field: Psychology, Social Work or Addictions with emphasis on counseling techniques
  • At least one year working in the treatment of chemical dependency
  • Substance Abuse credentialing within the Commonwealth of Virginia, preferred
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency treatment, principles of self-help support groups, and available community resources
  • Ability to communicate and consult effectively with other health professionals
  • If applicant declares self to be recovery, s/he must be free of active chemical dependency for a minimum of two years

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs,

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee may travel by automobile and may be exposed to changing weather conditions.

Will be required to drive occasionally in Winchester for meetings and/or visits to BTG residential facilities. Will work in varied residential and program environments based on assigned caseload.

OSHA CATEGORY: This position performs tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned Category I procedures.

COMMENTS:
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to worth@bridgingthegaps.com or send to:

Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

ATTN: Human Resources

423 W. Cork St.

Winchester, VA 22601