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  The Lawrence County Health Department is searching for a Substance Abuse Counselor.

$1500 after successfully completing 90 days of employment.

$1500 after one year of successful employment.

LCHD is an outpatient facility that sees patients for Level 1 and Level 2 Substance Abuse Disorders. The qualified candidate will be prepared to evaluate and treat patients with substance abuse disorders. Once hired, this individual will also be required to obtain their CARS certification to be able to perform DUI evaluations and updates. The ideal candidate will have experience counseling and working with individuals with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

Education/License Requirements for candidate per rule 2060:

1) hold clinical certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor from the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA), 1305 Wabash Avenue, Suite L, Springfield, Illinois 62704; or

2) be a licensed professional counselor or licensed clinical professional counselor pursuant to the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act [225 ILCS 107]; or

3) be a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches pursuant to the Medical Practice Act of 1987; or

4) be licensed as a psychologist pursuant to the Clinical Psychology Practice Act [225 ILCS 15]; or

5) be licensed as a social worker or licensed clinical social worker pursuant to the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20].

LCHD Benefits:

10 days off/yr. Pro-rated first year based on start month. Increased to 15 days at 3 years.
11 Paid Holidays
4 Personal Days per year
1 Day Off the Month of Your Birthday
Health Insurance | Dental/Vision Insurance
Discounted rate of $10.00 to see Rural Health Provider
IMRF Participation (Pension)
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.71 - $21.63 per hour

Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance
Monday to Friday

Typical work hours: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. Paid Lunch. One late night per week. 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Lawrence County Health Department
Attn: Human Resources Director
11362 Country Club Road
Lawrenceville, Illinois  62439
Fax:  (618) 943-7589 

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Positions Available

  The Lawrence County Health Department is searching for a Mental Health Counselor.

Position Description: With the supervision of a QMHP, provides necessary Psychosocial Rehab and Community Support services to designated PSR clients. Psychosocial Rehabilitation is a day treatment program which helps adults with mental illness learn cognitive, emotional, and social skills to live in our communities.

Essential functions of this position are:
Provides skills training and counseling to clients as appropriate
Participates in socialization activities with clients
Provides interactions intended to result in improving and/or maintaining the client’s ability to function in identified areas
Provides transportation for clients as needed and appropriate
Documents all activities in clinical files
Works in conjunction with PSR staff and BH Director to ensure compliance with treatment plans and program requirements
Provides PSR/CSI/CSG activities to clients
Serves on After-Hours Crisis rotation
Other duties as assigned by Director

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field or 5 years of mental health experience
Meets the requirements for Mental Health Professional according to Rule 132

Additional Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Requires good driving skills and driving record
Requires the ability to provide positive role model for clients
Requires demonstrated skills in the field of service
Requires demonstrated ability to work constructively with clients, other providers and the community
Requires understanding and ability to put into practice applicable agency policies and procedures
Requires on-going education in psychosocial rehabilitation

The Lawrence County Health Department has recently spruced up our benefits package!
First Year of vacation (10 Days) prorated based on start month. After 3 years, vacation increase to15 days 12 Sick Days/Year 11 Paid Holidays/Year 4 Personal Days/Year 1 Birthday Day during the Month of your Birthday.

$10.00 Co-Pay to see Rural Health Provider
Discounted Lab Services
Discounted Mental Health Services
Participation in IMRF (Municipal Pension Fund)

(Health-Dental-Vision-Aflac-Life Insurance also optional)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.75 to $17.96 /hour

Lawrence County Health Department
Attn: Human Resources Director
11362 Country Club Road
Lawrenceville, Illinois  62439
Fax:  (618) 943-7589 

Lawrence County

Health Department, Illinois

The Lawrence County Health Department is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Call us: 1-618-943-3302