Skip to main content

Substance Use Professional (CADC or LCAS)

This job listing has already closed.
Location: Wake
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: December 13, 2021

We are currently seeking a full time Substance Use Professional (CADC or LCAS) to conduct comprehensive substance abuse assessments that includes the relationship between the members mental health and substance use. Serves as a consultant and educator to fellow ACT team members regarding integrated dual disorder treatment. (IDDT).

Tap into your passion at SouthLight Healthcare. Build your career in an environment where your voice, passion and work matters every day. At the core of SouthLight is a commitment to our values, our employees and clients. We strive to be an organization where every colleague can contribute and excel. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a culture that values diversity and inclusion. SouthLight offers competitive opportunities and a robust benefits package.

About SouthLight Healthcare
Founded in 1970, SouthLight Healthcare is one of the area’s largest and long-established nonprofit providers of substance use treatment and mental health services. With outpatient and community-based programs, SouthLight provides prevention, education and treatment services in the Triangle and beyond. SouthLight has multiple office locations throughout the Triangle area, serving more than 9,000 clients each year. Services include adult outpatient counseling, Intensive Outpatient Program, Psychiatric Services and Medication Management, Opioid Treatment Program, Court Deferral Program, Peer Support Services, Family Centered Treatment, Community Support Team and a residential treatment program for women and children and more.


Provide service coordination for individual with mental health and substance abuse issues and is responsible for developing, with the other team members, the overall service plan.
Assist in the development of natural support networks. Individual and group supportive counseling, monitoring of symptoms and medications, linking the individual supported to the appropriate services, agencies and supports in the community, monitoring their development of appropriate behaviors in his/her home and other community settings, teaching the individual supported skills necessary for independent community living and facilitating them in the practice and transfer of these skills to his/her environment, providing support to his/her family.
Assume responsibility for writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising Person Centered Plan and overall treatment goals and service plans that are based on evaluations and recommendations from assessments by various professionals and input from the individual supported.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services required.
Experience with Adult Developmental and Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Use Disorders. 2-4 years of experience working with co-occurring and mental health population.


Valid North Carolina Driver License – NC Division of Motor Vehicles
LCAS Associate (LCAS-A) – NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board preferred or CADC
Fully licensed LCAS desirable


Full-time employees are eligible for medical benefits the first of the month 30 days after hire date. Options for a standard plan and an HSA plan with a $500 initial contribution and up to a $25 per paycheck match. 10 paid holidays and PTO hours which accrue at a rate of 10 hours per month. After 6 months employees are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plan which has a 4% match. Company paid life insurance, short and long term disability, in house and paid training opportunities, and additional pay for working holidays.

How to Apply

You may apply at our website: & click “View Current Openings” You can also sign up for job alerts!

In order to save time during your application, please have the below information readily available:

Employment History Company Name, Phone Number, Supervisor’s Name, Dates of Employment, List of Duties

Education Institution Name, Address, Degree Earned, Years Attended, Major of Study

Resume We prefer an uploaded file. You may also cut and paste a text version in the space provided, however text resumes are often more difficult to read. Please only use DOC, DOCX, TXT or PDF files 10 MB or smaller when uploading files.

Professional References Three Required Names, Relationship, Company, Title, Phone Number, Email, Years Known

Background Information Explanation of any convictions, if applicable

SouthLight Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer –

We agree not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex

SouthLight is committed to keeping our clients and employees safe and healthy. We are following guidance for healthcare providers and requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires.