Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (1829)
|Project:||42 Crisis Diversion Facility|
|Location:||Crisis Solutions Center|
|Pay Range:||13.75-15.14 Per hour|
|Insurance Benefits:||Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, Medical|
|Other Benefits:||Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), ORCA card, Paid Time Off (34 days per year), Retirement Plan|
|Days Off:||Not yet determined|
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee/Intern provides services to clients who are identified as impacted by alcohol or other drug use. This position works cooperatively with agency staff and community resources to provide a range of services to clients with drug and alcohol problems.
Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee/Intern is a temporary position available to qualified individuals who have not yet obtained licensing as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) through the Washington State Department of Health. The goal for each individual hired into this position is to complete the required supervision hours and take & pass the Washington State CDP exam within 1 year of employment.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strong applicants are able to demonstrate the ability to be positive in their empathetic responses to all persons; understand the value of meaningful and deep client engagement; have the potential to acquire the necessary knowledge, attitudes and skills of an effective crisis worker; and value a non-judgmental response to sensitive issues. Candidates should be able to accept feedback and work in a highly collaborative and potentially stressful environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required sit for long periods of time, communicate with other persons by talking and hearing, required to lift and carry items weighing up to 40 pounds and to operate computer hardware systems. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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