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Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Lumberton
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Benefits Information

Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package with options for you and your family including:
--- Paid Time Off--- Paid Holidays--- 401(k) Matching--- Health Insurance--- Vision Insurance--- Life Insurance--- Health Savings Account--- Tuition Reimbursement--- Employee Discount--- Reduced Tuition Rates--- Disability Insurance--- Employee Assistance Program--- 401(k)--- Pet Insurance--- Dental Insurance--- Paid Training--- Flexible Spending Account--- Other Benefits Available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Want to join a company where you can make a real difference? Our team is looking for a Substance Abuse Counselor who is passionate about people and believes every individual deserves the best quality mental health care. This is your opportunity to build a long-lasting career with a global leader in the industry. In this role, you will help us develop, organize, and conduct programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Keep reading to learn more about us and what we have to offer.
Join A Community That Cares
Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. -GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.
We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds
Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO's employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here's to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!
In this role, you will: -

  • Provide relevant Substance Abuse information for class curriculum.
  • Facilitate didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.
  • Select and recommend new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program.
  • Maintain knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
  • Maintain a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
  • Complete required testing, assessment, and psychosocial history on incoming residents as required.
  • Participate in related training for substance abuse.


    We would prefer someone who has experience within a correctional setting.
    Minimum Requirements

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the social sciences and two (2) years of professional experience in chemical additions counseling; OR
    • An Associate's degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of professional experience in chemical addition counseling; OR
    • A High School diploma/GED and six (6) years of professional experience in chemical addictions counseling.
    • Certification (CADC, formerly CSAC), LCAS or LCAS A preferred. Can be registered for CADC - however must be able to obtain full certification within one year of start date.
    • Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.

      Physical Requirements
      In this position, you will frequently have to lift or carry up to 20 lbs. Candidates should also be able to bend, stoop, walk, and stand (31-60% of the time). You will also occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 40 lbs.
      GEO Reentry Services LLC.

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., Fayetteville , SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR, Other , Lumberton, North Carolina

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