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D&A Specialist
Req Code:2019:2150-021
County:Philadelphia County, PA
FT/PT:Part Time
Location:2150-Susquehanna Park
Schedule:Saturday 9am-5pm
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Horizon House is Pennsylvania’s oldest psychiatric rehabilitation agency. Since 1952, we have been dedicated to helping people with mental illness, drug and alcohol addictions, developmental/intellectual disabilities, and homelessness to stabilize their lives and to help them live as independently as possible in the community. With over 100 locations throughout South and North Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice. Currently, we are seeking a Part-Time D&A Specialist to work in our Behavioral Health Services Division.


· Provide substance abuse recovery supports, education, counseling and guidance to participants.
· Develop and reinforce mechanisms and resources to facilitate a substance free life style.
· Ensure a safe, secure and pleasant environment, in compliance with Agency policies and procedures and applicable regulations.
· Assist staff with the development of strategies for intervening with Participants with co-occurring disorders.
Supervision Received:
· Receives direct supervision from the Director of the Susquehanna Park.
Supervision Exercised:
· N/A

Job Qualifications:
· Masters Degree in Human Services/Social Sciences and 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in substance abuse counseling; or Bachelors degree and CAC with 2 years experience, or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.
· Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) preferred.
· Some knowledge of multiple support systems for substance abusers.
· Good communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a focused team.
· Frequent talking and listening.
· Requires the ability to lift, carry, hold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend, which may include direct intervention with residents.
· Must be available for local travel.
· Must possess valid driver's license.
· May require crisis intervention in emergency situations, including inclement weather.
· Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to do 24 hour on-call coverage.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.

 Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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