Careers

Multiple Positions:

If interested in any of these positions, please email your resume to tmantos@co.strafford.nh.us. For questions, please call Tracy Mantos at (603) 516-8188.

Resident Assistant


Southeastern New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (SENHS) is seeking residential assistants, full-time or part-time, for afternoon and midnight shifts, including weekends, in our residential treatment programs. Candidates must be able to work with clients with substance use disorder issues. Certification as a Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) mandatory or willingness to complete the certification within one year of hire. Multiple positions available.

Requirements:
Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) or willingness to complete the certification within one year of hire

Major Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for delivery of evidence based practice psycho-educational groups (life skills, relapse prevention, peer support, wellness, etc.) as approved by the Clinical Director or Clinical Manager.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all client medications are taken as prescribed by physician order and in a timely manner.
    • Performs and records a medication count at the beginning and end of each shift worked in conjunction with other staff coming in or going home.
    • Responsible for overseeing the common areas; assures that the common areas are kept neat and clean at all times.
    • Performs random room searches – bedrooms, bathrooms, and common areas.
    • Manage and enforce house rules and policies consistently and in a positive manner.
    • Conduct intakes and orientation for new clients.
    • Perform observed drug testing and screening with residents as well as federal clients (NH & ME) as appropriate/required.
    • Responsible to communicate and work as a team member with all individuals on your shift.
    • Attend staff meetings, change of shift meetings, and house meetings.
    • Maintain a high level of professional and ethical standards.

Counselors


Southeastern New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (SENHS) is seeking highly motivated full-time or part-time LADC (minimum), MLADC, LICSW, or LCMHC licensed counselors. Candidates must have experience working with clients with substance use disorder issues. Experience with mental health a plus. Programs SENHS include outpatient individual counseling, Drug Court IOP, Impaired Driver Care Management Program and Turning Point – a low intensity residential program (3.1). SENHS will soon be expanding to open a high intensity residential program (3.5). Multiple positions available, including admissions and out patient.

Requirements:
NH licensed LADC (minimum), MLADC, LICSW, or LMHC. Or working towards license with only supervision hours needed to complete.

Major Responsibilities:
• Provide one-on-one counseling and/or group sessions with clients using evidence based practices.
• Knowledge of ASAM criteria, Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
• Facilitate/lead IOP groups.
• Ability to create curriculum for use in group sessions.
• Collaborate with other agencies to ensure access to resources for clients.
• Maintain a high level of professional and ethical standards.
• Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
• Complete all necessary clinical documentation for clients, including but not limited to group therapy session notes; individual counseling session notes; weekly case reviews; monthly treatment reports; treatment plans and treatment plan reviews; WITS documentation and correspondence; US Probation documentation for Federal Clients when applicable; ASI and SUD assessments; discharge summaries and miscellaneous notes as needed and signed off on by a licensed counselor.

MLADC Residential Director


Southeastern New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (SENHS) is seeking a residential director to be responsible for the oversight and development of the residential services to include comprehensive clinical services and care management for individuals with drug and alcohol dependence, and co-occurring disorders. The director will ensure that policies and procedures are followed, and reporting requirements are met with all funding agencies. Will also supervise counselors and residential assistants.

Major Responsibilities:
• Management of agency residential programs. Currently includes a low intensity (3.1), 28-bed program, with possible expansion of high intensity (3.5), 16-bed program.
• Provide supervision for MLADC and LADC counselors, as well as CRSW residential assistants.
• Provide leadership to the clinical interdisciplinary team consistent with ASAM guidelines and level of care criteria.
• Ensure quality assurance in the maintenance of accurate, complete, timely and high-quality documentation and data collection to meet best practice clinical standards that comply with program policies and procedures, payer requirements and external regulatory standards including electronic (WITS) and paper records.
• Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
• Work closely with Admissions and Billing Department on all billing information and payments for patients.
• Assist with grant and proposal writings.
• Oversee screening, training, and supervision of existing and new staff to promote, develop and build an effective organization.
• Expand working relationship with organizations, service providers, and other agencies that provide client referrals.
• Assists in preparation of annual operating budget with the Operations Director.
• Assists in the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures.

Position Requirements:
• Minimum of master’s degree in counseling, clinical psychology, or related field.
• NH Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (MLADC) with experience supervising MLADC/LADC candidates or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in management of staff and directing clinical programs.
• Minimum of five years of experience in Substance Abuse Counseling and mental health.
• Knowledge of ASAM criteria, Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
• Familiarity with HeP 826 rules (NH Medicaid licensing rules for SUD residential treatment).
• Knowledge of and ability to comply with regulatory and payer requirements and standards.
• Knowledgeable and ability to deliver the Matrix Model of treatment.
• Highly organized and detail-oriented.
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.

Hours
Mon-Fri. 8:30AM to 5:00 PM

Address
272 County Farm Road
Dover, NH 03820

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