Careers

Employment Opportunities:

PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR WOMEN’S RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Program Director is responsible for oversight of the women’s residential substance abuse program including maintenance of all records and the general well-being of person’s served.  In addition, the Program Director will ensure the implementation of program curriculum as well as the security of all open and closed clinical charts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in mental health counseling, family and marriage therapy, or social work
  • Licensed Practitioner, State of Florida
  • Five years in addiction or mental health treatment and direct supervisory experience
  • Proficient in MS Office

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Responsible to ensure all therapeutic and program components adhere to regulatory guidelines.
  • Responsible for communication with Judges, attorneys, etc. relating to admissions and discharges and coordinating completion of Affidavits with Court Liaison.
  • Responsible for supervision of Operations Supervisor and Counselors.
  • Will prepare reports and present program issues for staffing with the COO on a weekly basis.
  • Responsible for CQI activities and outcome measures of respective programs.
  • Provide therapeutic services as needed.
  • Responsible for knowing what is going on in the facility. This includes scheduling and clinical problems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population of people served and staff
  • Some working knowledge with budgets
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

REPORTS TO:

Chief Operating Officer


COUNSELOR FOR MEN’S RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE FACILITY

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The Counselor is part of the integrated clinical team effort to assist in the coordination of services to persons served in a residential treatment modality utilizing cognitive behavioral and motivational enhancement techniques.  This is a modified therapeutic community and as such the Counselor must be knowledgeable in this model as it pertains to individuals with both substance use and mental illness disorders as well as with the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.  They are to facilitate the recovery process through promoting the participation of the person served on an ongoing basis in the planning, discussion of the person served plan , goals and objectives as well as through the provision of individual therapeutic sessions, group work, seminars, assessments, evaluations, and education and maintaining all required paperwork. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or Social Work
  • 2 years’ experience working in the field of addiction and/or mental health
  • Must be able to work in a fact paced environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or Social Work with CAP
  • 3 + years of addiction and/or mental health experience
  • 1 year in residential facility

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Timely completion of Biopsychosocial with person served
  • Timely development and implementation of the Treatment Plan and Treatment Plan Updates with person served
  • Person Served Education and Orientation
  • Identification and resolution of gaps in service provision
  • Treatment, Transition and Discharge/Aftercare Planning with person served
  • Primary Treatment Service Provision
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Coordination of referrals with established linkage to outside agencies
  • Consultations with other professionals
  • Provide appropriate chart documentation utilizing industry accepted standards and following HOH / SS policies and procedures
  • Case load of 12 to 15 persons served maximum

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to facilitate groups, teach and counsel individually
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to be organized
  • Must be able to positively interact with people on a daily basis and to set appropriate boundaries
  • Must be flexible with work schedule.
  • Must be able to analyze and evaluate information

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

REPORTS TO:

Supervisor of Clinical Services


 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (BHT) FOR RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Behavioral Health Tech (BHT) ensures the provision of a safe and therapeutic environment, interacting in a warm compassionate manner and promoting person served achievement of treatment plan goals and objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • 1 year of experience working in addictions/mental health
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience working in addictions/mental health residential facility
  • Working toward Behavioral Health Tech Certification or Certified Associate Addiction

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Oversee persons served taking medication
  • Responsible for monitoring all activity of person’s served throughout the facility
  • Report concerns to clinical staff
  • Utilize appropriate behavior modification techniques to teach desirable behavior
  • Conduct security and safety checks
  • Conduct urinary analysis when necessary
  • Document activities and behavior patterns

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population of people served and staff
  • Must be an independent thinker

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

REPORTS TO:

Operations Supervisor


DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Development Coordinator position is an administrative position with a variety of responsibilities and assists in coordinating the efforts to increase the organization’s funding base.  The main objective of this position is to assist the CEO to procure unrestricted funds while promoting the organization’s mission and programs. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or nonprofit management
  • 3 years’ experience and advanced technical skills in preparing grant proposals with a documented track record of success in generating revenue.
  • Experience working in a behavioral health or healthcare organization is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Research, identify, analyze and recommend applicable grant funding opportunities from government agencies (local, state and federal), corporations, and private and public foundations.
  • Generate revenue for organization programs and services through timely submission of well researched, well-written and well-documented grant proposals.
  • Maintain grant database, funder research files, grant application deadlines and reporting schedules for tracking grant information.
  • Responsible for preparation and timely submission of all grant reports, including mid-term, progress reports and final reports to funders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Outstanding critical thinking and creative problem solving skills; Ability to work independently; High level of initiative;
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure when multiple grants are due in the same time frame.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and use innovative techniques and ingenuity to prepare grant applications

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

REPORTS TO:

CEO


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO MANAGEMENT TEAM

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the House of Hope management team. This includes supporting managers with a variety of tasks related to organization and communication in an accurate and timely manner.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • 2 years administrative assistant experience within a fast paced environment
  • Detailed oriented with impeccable time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient and accurate computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Professional and positive attitude

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3 or more years’ administrative assistant experience
  • Experience working in substance abuse and mental health

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Produce and distribute correspondence as needed.
  • Assist HR department with phone screens and background checks of potential job candidates.
  • Assist with preparation of various reports as requested by the management team.
  • Assist CEO and HR Coordinator with meeting minutes.
  • Order office supplies, client supplies and facility supplies as requested.
  • Ensures HR files are up to date with filing and organization.
  • Assist managers with editing and research for implementation of plans required by governing entities.
  • Research and review specific topics as requested by management team.
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by HR Coordinator.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population of people served and staff
  • Must be an independent thinker

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

REPORTS TO:

HR Coordinator



If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions please e-mail your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@houseofhope.org or fax to (954) 284-8448.

No phone calls please.

Please continue to check our web site periodically to identify any open positions and for information regarding our employment application process.


House of Hope offers Health, Dental & Life insurance, 403b retirement plan, Incremental vacation increases, Personal days, 10 paid holidays per year, and many other benefits. House of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workforce. We are a drug-free workplace.

Applicants must be willing to participate in background screening.

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