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Employment Opportunities

 

Working for The Phoenix Center is a rewarding and fulfilling opportunity.

Thank you for your interest in The Phoenix Center's employment opportunities. Please review our openings below. If you see something that is of interest, click for more details. You will have an option to submit your resume on the detail page. Please note that this section is updated regularly, so re-visit the site to view changes. The Phoenix Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Openings


Child and Family Services Manager

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Director of Women and Childrenís Services, this position provides clinical and administrative management of activities related to the provision of children and family therapy services at Serenity Village.  Work requires advanced knowledge and education and includes consistent exercise of discretion and independent judgment.  Position requires evening and/or weekend working hours as necessary.  

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A Masterís Degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field and four (4) years of related experience in social work, public health or counseling; including two (2) years in a supervisory role required.  SC licensure (LPC, LMSW, LISW) and/or SCAADAC/NAADAC credentialing required upon hire or within acceptable timeframe after hire.


Counselor II  (Adolescent Residential Treatment)-PT     

NATURE OF WORK 

Perform administrative and clinical activities necessary in the provision of individual, group counseling and other family services for victims of substance abuse.  Work involves planning, organizing, and conducting rehabilitative counseling services.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Adolescent Residential Coordinator.  No supervisory responsibilities.  May require extended after hours and weekend work. 

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum requirements are a Masterís Degree, LMSW/LISW, and/or CAC with prior experience in AOD and mental health treatment as well as the ability to communicate in English and Spanish is highly desired for this position.  In addition, experience with experiential counseling techniques (such as art therapy, music therapy, ropes courses, etc.) are highly desired.


Child Development Assistant -PT TEMP

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Childcare Services Coordinator and daily monitoring of a Child Development Specialist, this position assists in the provision of therapeutic services to children under the age of seven, through the Circle of Friends program.  This occurs through daily classroom activities which focus on improvement of social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth of children who have delays in these areas, primarily due to a parentís substance use disorder.  No supervisory requirements.

This position involves activities that require ability to lift 50 lbs., reaching, climbing, fingering, and grasping. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing or analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing surroundings and activities. The worker is not subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

HS Diploma or GED and a minimum 3 years demonstrated experience working with children under the age of 7.  Associateís Degree in a child development related field preferred. 


Residential Technician-PT

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Residential Services Supervisor, this position performs a variety of student care, support, and educational tasks to assist with the students' recovery program.

This position involves activities that require ability to lift 30 lbs., reaching, climbing, fingering, and grasping.  The position may also require walking, running, stooping and kneeling in day to day activities with adolescents during activities.  Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing surroundings and activities. The worker is not subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited high school or GED, three years' work experience in student/client/residential direct care setting and basic computer skills required.  Successful candidate must be able to complete training certification as a Substance Abuse Specialist within 60 days or earliest offered SAS training.  An AS degree or college course work in addiction or social sciences is highly desired.   


Child Services Professional- FT

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Residential Services Supervisor, this position performs a variety of student care, support, skill-building, and educational tasks to assist with the students' recovery program.  No supervisory requirements.
 
This position involves activities that require ability to lift 30 lbs., reaching, climbing, fingering, and grasping.  The position may also require walking, running, stooping and kneeling in day to day activities with adolescents during activities.  Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing surroundings and activities. The worker is not subjected to adverse environmental conditions

MINIMUM REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

One year work experience in a related position, a bachelorís degree from an accredited university in psychology, social work, or early childhood education or a bachelorís degree and a minimum of 45 hrs documented training in child development or childrenís mental health issues, and computer skills required.  Ability to complete SAS Training within first 60 days of employment or earliest offered SAS training if beyond 60 day timeframe is required. Prior adolescent residential care experience and classes in the social sciences is highly desired.  


Peer Support Specialist Ė Womenís Residential Services Ė PT

NATURE OF WORK
Under the supervision of the Womenís Residential Coordinator, this position performs peer support services to clients in the womenís residential program at Serenity Place and for graduates of the program.  This includes support in the process of integrating into a community recovery program.  Overall position objective is to assist clients in early recovery to promote and enhance long-term recovery goals.   No supervisory requirements.
 
This position involves activities that require ability to lift 30 lbs., reaching, climbing, fingering, and grasping. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing surroundings and activities. The worker is not subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and at least 3 years continuous recovery from a substance use disorder.  Must have knowledge of and experience with community recovery resources and basic computer skills.  Excellent public speaking skills and prior recovery advocacy experience is highly desired.  Successful candidate must be able to become certified as Peer Support Specialist through DAODAS.


Registered Nurse- FT

NATURE OF WORK

This position is responsible for the daily operations of the Detoxification Center during assigned shift.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and have valid SC RN Nursing License plus and one year professional experience in a substance abuse treatment unit or any equivalent combination of training and experience required


Child Development Specialist-FT

NATURE OF WORK 

Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Child and Family Services, this position designs and leads staff in the provision of therapeutic services to children under the age of seven, through the Circle of Friends program.  This occurs through daily classroom activities which focus on improvement of social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth of children who have delays in these areas, primarily due to a parentís substance use disorder.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 

A Bachelorís degree from an accredited university or college in early childhood education or a related social services field with emphasis in child development is required; or a bachelor's degree with 2-3 years equivalent child care experience and a minimum of 45 documented training hours related to child development and or childrenís mental health issues.  Masterís degree preferred.  


Lead Residential Client Care and Med Tech-FT (8pm-8am)

NATURE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Coordinator of Women and Childrenís Health, this position provides direction to the residential client care staff and ensures proper care, support and education to the residents.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

An Associateís Degree in a Human Service area and two yearsí experience in direct client care; or a Certificate in a related field with four yearsí experience.  Residential healthcare experience preferred.  Substance Abuse Specialist certification required as soon as possible upon hire.   


Building Services Associate (Housekeeper)- FT

NATURE OF WORK

This position reports to the Operations Manager and receive daily instruction from the Lead.  The Building Services Associate will serve as part of the operations team assisting with facilities housekeeping and environmental cleaning services.  Main duties are described below.   This position will assist the operations department with other duties as assigned when not fulfilling primary duties. 

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
HS Graduate/GED required.  1-3 yearsí experience in custodial services required.  Prior experience working in a residential facility, hospital, or other healthcare environment is highly desired.