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Residential Advisor

Location: Orange
Position Type: Part-time
Closing Date: October 27, 2021

UNC Horizons Program seeks Residential Advisor to work in residential treatment programs located in the Chapel Hill/Hillsborough area. These programs are specifically designed to address the needs of women with opioid and other substance dependence issues and their children.

These programs operate 24/7, 365 days a year. This position involves both structured and informal direct client service and supervision; documentation; transporting residents in a state van; general upkeep of program facility; observing urine drug screens; observing patient medication administration; and providing structured childcare while residents are at meetings or appointments. Staff in this position receive clinical supervision and ongoing training to support career development including support and maintenance of a NC Peer Support Credential.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
High school diploma or equivalency required to comply with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ mental health licensure requirements.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires professionalism along with the ability to take initiative, use good judgment, and multi-task. Valid NC Driver’s License is required.

Preferred Education and Experience:
Knowledge of, or interest in gender-specific substance abuse treatment is preferred.