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Verified Pay $18 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Rockford, Illinois

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Job Description

$2,000 Sign-On bonus paid out within the first 9 months!

Our job is hope.

Join a purpose-driven community of champions.

Looking to launch your career in the addiction field? Join us for an exciting entry-level clinical position where you'll have the opportunity to directly support clients on their journey to recovery. As a vital member of our team, you'll provide essential counseling services, including individual sessions, case management, and dynamic group activities. Your contributions will help shape a safe and therapeutic environment, ensuring our clients receive the highest standard of care consistent with regulatory guidelines. This role not only offers valuable hands-on experience but also opens doors for professional growth, with the potential to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor certificate (CADC). Don't miss out on this chance to make a meaningful impact while advancing your career in the substance use disorder field!

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and one year of addiction treatment experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CADC) or able to be certified within 24 months


  • Skilled in behavioral management techniques
  • Ability to coordinate and present lectures for patients, parents and community resources
  • A passion to be a part of a mission driven organization
  • A teamwork approach
  • A desire to make a difference in people’s lives

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work hours prescribed by the Supervisor and any additional hours deemed necessary for the responsibilities assigned.
  • Serve as a role model for other staff, clients and customers and demonstrate positive guest relations in representing Rosecrance.
  • Supervise and manage the behavior of the clients and provide appropriate behavioral interventions and consequences.
  • Coordinate and supervise client recreational activities.
  • Monitor assigned clients by consulting with the primary counselor in developing and implementing the individual treatment plan and scheduling individual sessions to assist the patients with AA step work and treatment plan objectives.
  • Ensure that client service records are maintained consistent with required rules and regulations.
  • Develop and present all patient lectures listed on the client’s lecture schedule.
  • Observe, monitor, and record group dynamics.
  • Facilitate focal group discussion sessions.
  • Consult with the members of the treatment team and plan daily therapeutic direction for designated shift.
  • Read all logs and obtain pertinent information from staff of previous shifts, counselors, teachers, etc.

Shift Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 7AM-3:30PM

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Based on education, experience, and credentials

  • Starting pay HS/GED - $18/hr.
  • Starting pay Associates - $18/hr.
  • Starting pay Bachelors - $18/hr.
  • Additional $.50/hr. with CADC certification

Shift differentials: Additional pay based on regularly scheduled shift hours

  • Second shift (majority of hours between 3pm and 11pm): $.25/hr.
  • Third shift (majority of hours between 10pm and 7am): $.50/hr.

Work Location: Rosecrance Harrison Campus - Rockford, IL

Benefits: Rosecrance values its employees and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Salary based on education, experience, and credentials
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with multiple plan options to meet your needs
  • 401(k) plan with employer match and discretionary employer contribution
  • Group Life Insurance including LTD and AD&D
  • Tuition assistance and licensure/certification reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, sick time, bereavement leave
  • Referral program earning up to $1,000 per hire!
  • Wellness plan with certain facilities offering an on-site gym

About Us:

Rosecrance has been at the forefront of providing behavioral health services for over a century. Our mission is to empower individuals and families to overcome substance abuse and mental health challenges through evidence-based therapies and compassionate care. Join us in our mission to foster lasting recovery and transform lives.

We are committed to providing careers that make a difference in the lives of the people we serve and the people we employ. We do this through the work we do, our core mission and values, our employee resources, and especially through our purpose-driven community of opportunity and hope.

Health and Safety:

Committed to upholding a drug-free environment, we prioritize the safety and well-being of both our employees and those under our care. Our zero-tolerance policy extends to all forms of drug use, including marijuana. As a part of our hiring process, candidates are required to undergo an occupational health screening, further ensuring the safety and security of our workplace community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Rosecrance is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Our hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, and experience relevant to the requirements of the position.

Rosecrance proudly participates in the AARP Employer Pledge Program and is a partner of MSEP (Military Spouse Employment Partnership).