Substance Abuse Specialist - PACT

Boston, MA, USA Req #372
Monday, March 11, 2024
Bay Cove Human Services has been recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in 2021. This is the sixth year that Bay Cove has been acknowledged for this distinction.

Bay Cove Human Services’ mission is to partner with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Bay Cove pursues this mission by providing individualized and compassionate services to people facing the challenges associated with developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorders, and homelessness at more than 175 program sites throughout Greater Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts. 


Bay Cove Human Services is committed to ensuring the representation and participation of candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We encourage all qualified individuals, particularly those from historically marginalized groups, to apply.


Job Responsibilities:

  • PACT operates on the Assertive Community Treatment model and is a multidisciplinary team comprised of a psychiatrist, nurses, clinicians, and specialists able to support people in mental health recovery in finding housing, dealing with addictions, and re-joining the work force or educational program of their choice.
  • Clients served are seen in their homes and other community settings.
  • The Substance Abuse Specialist is responsible for maintaining a caseload, as well as working individually and in a weekly group with clients with substance abuse issues.
  • Master's degree preferred or applicable license / certificate required 
  • Substance Abuse experience; previous experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Preferable that you have a car to travel and meet with clients in the community 
  • Masters degree is Social Work or Mental Health Counseling 
  • Plan to take licensure exam for LCSW or LMHC
  • If not the above licensure a LADAC I is required 
  • Ability to work in person five days a week 
  • Valid driver's license and car highly preferred 

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  • Boston, MA, USA