Employment

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

 

TITLE: Substance Abuse Counselor (Full time)

PROGRAM: Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

We currently seek a passionate, professional and experienced substance abuse counselor to join our clinical team and play a key role in educating, advising and effectively guiding clients through our program of treatment.

www.bridgingthegaps.com

General 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 monthly in-service trainings; presents on topics of expertise as requested; performs crisis intervention work and/or prepares families or employers for planned interventions as necessary; and completes documentation and reports in a legible, accurate and timely fashion.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Existing substance abuse credential (i.e. CADC, CSAC) or immediately eligible for such credential

Physical Requirements:

In the course of performing this job, one typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, carrying, lifting up to 10 pounds, listening, speaking, typing, reading, and writing.

Job Offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health/Dental benefits
  • Retirement plan

Please email resume and cover letter or send to:

ATTN: Human Resources

Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

423 W. Cork St.

Winchester, VA 22601

The above are intended to describe the general requirements and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Substance Abuse Counseling: 1 year

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TITLE: Client Support Specialist (Full-Time)

PROGRAM: Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

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

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License
  • Completion of Board of Nursing Medication Administration training (on-the-job training course)

 

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: Neurofeedback Coordinator (Part time)

COMPANY: Bridging the Gaps, Inc.

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

SUPERVISES: None

General Responsibilities:

  • Supports and behaves within BTG philosophy and regulations;
  • Maintains high level of professionalism in administering duties and interacting with clients of varied backgrounds;
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding client treatment specifics and case histories;
  • Becomes proficient (through training) with neurofeedback purpose, benefits, and procedures in treatment setting;
  • Administers client programmatic orientations, needs assessments, and intake questionnaires and symptom surveys;
  • Conducts regular client neurofeedback therapy sessions and collects/compiles results;
  • Maintains client records regarding individual neurofeedback assessments, client progress towards treatment goals, number of sessions completed, protocols used, changes in neurological and behavioral patterns , and session outcomes.
  • Generates and delivers regular notes on client sessions and outcomes/progress, while alerting clinical staff to impediments to progress, client challenges, and other therapeutic concerns;
  • Develops and maintains weekly and daily schedules of client appointments and coordinates scheduling with other treatment priorities;
  • Manages, restocks, and maintains good working condition of neurofeedback supplies and equipment;
  • Participates in ongoing general skills and issue-specific continuing education training sessions; and
  • Performs other tasks and duties as directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma;
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with clients, staff, and professionals;
  • 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 Candidate Attributes:

  • At least one year experience working in a residential substance abuse/mental health setting;
  • General understanding of chemical dependency treatment and the principles of self-help support groups.

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

Job Type: Part time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License

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