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Addiction Recovery Systems Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in Charlottesville, Virginia

This is a great opportunity to work for a growing company that is making a significant difference in people’s lives, all while supporting our employees and their needs!

Hours: Mon-Fri; 5am - 1:30pm

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work one on one with clients emphasizing person-centered treatment and harm reduction to help patients achieve positive outcomes and progress in recovery

  • Help people enter treatment, complete intake assessments, and develop personalized recovery plans.

  • Help individuals identify their goals and help them progress in their recovery from substance use disorder

  • Work in a collaborative and team-oriented atmosphere to provide excellence in care for all patients at ARS

  • Coordinate care with external agencies as necessary to ensure continuity of care external to ARS

  • Receive free individual and group supervision to ensure professional growth and excellent patient care

Overview of Benefits:

  • Free supervision
  • Medical, Vision, Dental insurance for individual and family
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
  • 401K with employer match
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Early morning hours

  • Free Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Tickets at Work - Entertainment Events Ticket Discounts!
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Costco Membership Discount
  • Hotel Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Networking and Community Engagement Opportunities to help advocate for Medication Assisted Treatment and harm reduction in the scope of addiction treatment and intervention

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in a human services field (Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, etc.) with at least 1 year of experience in direct care counseling.

· Counseling Credential such as CADC

· Ability to work comfortably with a primary Electronic Medical Record

· Excellent time management and organizational skills, as well as ability to communicate comfortably and professionally with consumers, teammates, and other professionals

· Excellent customer service skills

· Ability to pass required State and Federal criminal and Child Protective Services background checks


  • Weekday Hours: Monday thru Friday 5:00am to 1:30pm