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Addiction Counselor - Adult Residential - Located in Rockford, IL

Clinton, Wisconsin
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

About Us:

Leaders in recovery. Champions of hope.

Rosecrance is a private not-for-profit organization and nationally recognized leader in treating substance use and mental health disorders for children, adolescents, adults, and families. With nearly 60 locations in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa, our physician-led team has developed an innovative, multidisciplinary, outcomes-informed approach.

Since 1916, our unmatched legacy as a proven behavioral healthcare leader is a source of hope and strength to those we serve and provides a roadmap for the best opportunity for lasting recovery. Rosecrance served nearly 50,000 clients last year.

Position Purpose:

This full time position will provide continuity of program services in an ethical, legal and moral manner within a safe and therapeutic environment, consistent with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards. Participate as a member of a dedicated, caring team in the delivery of addictions treatment services to clients and their families and facilitate the issues of recovery into their daily living situations.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology, or related field (Master's degree second level license required for Therapist title);
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CADC) or be certified within 12 months.


  • Demonstrated education, training or experience with evidenced based practices.
  • Adequate written skills to accurately complete required documentation within the time frames prescribed.
  • Practical Understanding of substance use disorders and symptoms in the DSM 5
  • Familiar with conducting clinical assessments, individual, family and group counseling.
  • Desire to work with Adults in a residential team oriented substance abuse setting.
  • Ability to learn and work independently to complete documentation in automated software system.
  • Ability to present and coordinate lectures for clients, parents, staff or community resources.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work hours deemed necessary for the responsibilities assigned.
  • Undertake primary counselor responsibilities for designated patients.
  • Conduct assessments, individual, group, and family counseling and educational sessions for patients and/or family members.
  • Ensure that client service records are maintained consistent with rules and regulations.
  • Maintain communications with all staff (e.g. admissions, therapeutic passes, and discharge plans).
  • Present workshops, lectures and training to clients, families, employees and community groups.
  • Exercise confidentiality in keeping with the Code of Conduct and with the framework of the law.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service consistently to every customer.
  • Serve as a role model for other staff, clients, and customers and demonstrate positive guest relations in representing Rosecrance.
  • Assume other related responsibilities as delegated and assigned

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Based on education, experience and credentials

  • Starting rate for Bachelors - $21.11/hour
  • Starting rate for Masters - $24.44/hour
  • Additional $.50/hour with CADC certification
  • Additional $1.50/hour residential/inpatient differential


  • Health insurance with multiple options to meet your needs
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account with company contribution
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer match and discretionary employer contribution
  • Group life Insurance including LTD and AD&D
  • Tuition assistance (qualifications apply)
  • Licensure/certification reimbursement (qualifications apply)
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Wellness plan

Schedule: 8 hour shifts

  • Tue.-Sat. 830AM-5PM; two evenings 11AM-7:30PM

Work Location: Rosecrance Harrison Campus - Rockford, IL

Rosecrance is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Job Reference: 708066916-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: rosecrance inc.
  • Location: Clinton, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent