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Counselor II / Therapist (PRN) Mobile, AL (On-Site)

Mobile, Alabama
Job Type
19 May 2023
Bradford Health Services is an industry leader in providing hope and healing to people with substance use addiction and associated co-occurring disorders. We currently have immediate openings for licensed Counselors II for our Mobile, AL location.

Bradford's Outpatient programs are important to a patient's continuation of care, so they stay engaged in their recovery journey after leaving an inpatient treatment program. In some cases, our outpatient programs may be the appropriate starting point for individuals committed to their recovery. Either way, our licensed counselors provide the necessary engagement and support through individual therapy, group therapy and intensive outpatient programming. Our Outpatient location in Mobile, AL may be exactly what you are looking for as your next career step.

Whether your background is in Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health, or Social Work, your training and licensing and overall experience can provide the valuable foundation necessary to make a difference in someone's life. Just as each treatment plan is different, each career path at Bradford is different. Take a step forward in your career with Bradford Health Services.

Position Summary:

As a Counselor II/Therapist, you will counsel individuals and groups to promote optimum sobriety. The Counselor will help individuals deal with thoughts of suicide; addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Perform supervision, if assigned, and document supervision according to policy and procedure


Conduct a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment
Evaluate and integrate assessment findings from all disciplines and databases into a clinical summary
Transform issues identified in the treatment focus of the clinical summary into treatment plans with specific goals, objectives and corresponding treatment interventions
Clearly and legibly document the patient's clinical course of treatment, in the progress notes
Manage caseload, documentation requirements and treatment delivery responsibilities in a professional an acceptable manner
Conduct individual counseling sessions appropriate for the treatment of the addictive disorders
Conduct group therapy sessions appropriate for the treatment of the addictive disorders
Conduct specialty groups that are relevant to addiction treatment
Perform conjoint family counseling, integrating a complete understanding of the underlying dynamics of codependency and the effects of addition of families
Conduct basic education lectures and presentations relevant to addiction treatment
Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance, must not appear impaired or disoriented, but rather must present coherent and articulate speech, kept appearance, alert, oriented, and responsive to patients' needs and concerns
Must be able to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers, managers, clients, and prospective clients

Required Skills/Abilities:

Minimum of 2 years working experience in addictions treatment
Previous training and/or experience to demonstrate competency with a special population (e.g., Adult or Adolescent population)
Provide case management in accordance with established treatment procedures and professional code of ethics
Must be emotionally and physically capable of functioning under stressful conditions
Maintain records
Exceptional communication skills


Master's degree in Social or Behavioral Science required
Professional licensure is required, If not, must be qualified to make application for ALC, LPC, LMSW, LICSW, or LMFT licensure within 90 days of hire
Active CPR certification

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness as to perform the job in a safe manner
Must be capable of administering CPR
Walk within the facility approximately mile per 8 hour shift
Must be able to continuously sit from hours up to 4 hours per 8 hour shift
Must be able to see (corrected) and hear (hearing aid acceptable)
If recovering, 3 years of continuous verifiable sobriety

We Offer:

A competitive salary plus benefits
Generous Paid Time Off
Opportunities to provide care through a variety of specialty treatment programs
On-going training in different methods of therapy including DBT, MI, Trauma Informed, and others
Supervision and Licensure support
Professional growth opportunities
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  • Job Reference: 1010174449-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Bradford Health Services
  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent