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D165 - Adult AD Residential - Recovery Support Counselor, Residential

175 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217, USA Req #120
Monday, January 22, 2024

About River Edge Behavioral Health

Serving more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. River Edge offers outpatient services at our Emery Highway-Macon, Monroe County and Baldwin County locations. Outpatient services include behavioral health, nursing, and psychiatric assessment, stabilization and medication maintenance services as well as crisis intervention services as well as awareness, education and recovery groups. 

LifeSPRING of River Edge is a nationally recognized and evidence-based residential and outpatient treatment program for women seeking recovery from substance use disorder. LifeSPRING welcomes mothers, pregnant women, and women primarily of childbearing age.

LifeSPRING aids women in achieving self-sufficiency in a supportive, substance-free setting especially designed to address the unique needs of women. We offer outpatient, intensive outpatient, and residential services to include individual, family, and group sessions as well as community support, vocational services, and parenting skills development.


Benefits Offered:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 401k with an employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Discount Program

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm

Job Description

  • Under close supervision, provides psychosocial support needed to cope with substance disorders and mental illnesses.
  • With a focus on group dynamics and building a therapeutic environment, provides education, crisis management, skills-based training, and counseling services.
  • Designs counseling/education services that meet the individual needs of individuals served.
  • Participates in substance abuse training and acts as a direct consultant to staff members providing clear and meaningful feedback.
  • Educates families/significant others on the addiction and recovery process and facilitates family support sessions as needed.

Education Requirement

  • Master's degree in behavioral health field and a Georgia license as LCSW, LPC, LMFT are preferred. LMSW, LAPC, LAMFT and recent graduates with a Master's in a behavioral health field are also accepted.

Additional Information:

The Application Process

All qualified applicants will be considered.

This position is subject to close once a satisfactory candidate pool has been identified.

The hiring managers will contact only those selected for an interview.

Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email.


Safe Working Environment

We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment.  Therefore, we require full vaccination of all employees.  Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight COVID-19.


Diversity and Inclusion

River Edge Behavioral Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, genetic make-up, disability, age, or veteran status.


Drug-Free Workplace

River Edge Behavioral Health is a drug-free workplace with a longstanding commitment to providing a safe, quality-oriented, and productive work environment.  In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1998, all applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug screen.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make life better and a strong desire for personal growth we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity.  We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.


Other details

  • Job Family Recovery Support Coach
  • Job Function Non-Managerial
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 175 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217, USA