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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/24/2019
Job Category:
Social Service
Industry:
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Mental Health/Substance Abuse Specialist
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Salvation Army | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

OVERVIEW: The Mental Health/Substance Abuse Specialist will work closely with the Program Director and case managers in order to identify, screen and access potential program participants, including conducting assessments relative to their mental health and substance abuse needs. This position is responsible to provide both counseling and program services to the clients in transitional youth and adult population.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

• MA/MSW degree required preferably licensed and/or certified in substance abuse counseling.
• A demonstrated knowledge of alcoholism/chemical dependency and a 12 step program. 
• Experience in individual and group counseling.
• 2 years clean and sober if in recovery.
• Knowledge of community resources and linkages to Substances Abuse Recovery and Mental Health communities.
• Respect and concern for the diverse population.
• Ability to maintain highest level of integrity and confidentiality.
• Detailed oriented, and be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a team.
• Ability to work in MSWord and Excel computer programs.
• Strong organizational/office skills.
• Command of the English language and excellent verbal and written skills.
• Demonstrated clear and effective communications skills.
• Maintain good rapport and communication with other staff members, corps personnel and the public.
• Knowledge of Salvation Army programs, practices, policies and organization desirable. 

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Excellent benefits to include medical/dental, vacation, sick leave, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement (Defined Contribution Plan), Kroc Center membership, and much more!

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities.

About Salvation Army

THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination.

RAY & JOAN KROC CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER VISION STATEMENT

"In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides facilities, programs and services that encourage positive life-changing experiences for children and adults, strengthening for families, and life enrichment for seniors."