Employment Opportunities

Interested in working with our team at Hope House? Please fill out the form below. For the safety and privacy of our families, we ask that applicants not visit our site without an invitation.  Once you've completed the form below, please email Robert Saltzman at robsaltzman@hopehouseaugusta.org with your resume. Please do not call about the status of your resume or application.

Hope House is currently seeking one full time Master’s Level Counselor to work with a new program for pregnant and postpartum women who are in need of substance use disorder treatment.

Educational Requirements: LCSW, LMSW, LPC, LAPC (or license eligible)

Counselor (LCSW, LMSW, LPC, LAPC) will provide a full array of individual, group and family rehabilitative services to postpartum and pregnant women affected by substance use, mental illness and/or opioid use in an intensive outpatient setting utilizing integrated treatment theory, principles and methods

Essential Job Functions:

  • Apply master level counseling theory, principles and methods to prevent, assess, evaluate, formulate and implement a plan of action based on client needs and strengths

  • Intervene to address mental, social, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and addictive disorders, conditions and disabilities, and of the psychosocial aspects of illness and injury experienced by individuals, couples, families, groups, communities, organizations and society

  • Engage in the administration of tests and measures of psychosocial functioning, provide client advocacy, case management, counseling, consultation, research, administration and group facilitation

  • Provide comprehensive mental health screenings and initial assessments to medically-referred and other clients

  • Provide short-term and long-term, structured, evidence-based psychotherapy as part of an appropriate treatment plan

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the client’s primary care provider to improve health outcomes

  • Be a member of the Hope House GA STRONG Treatment Team

  • Facilitate referrals to case management department

  • Work closely with the Clinical Director, Nursing Staff, Treatment Team, Program Coordinator, mentors and other staff. 

  • Work to meet patient needs effectively and resolve individual barriers through follow-up, advocacy and collaboration with other clinicians and other community service providers

  • Maintain accurate and timely records of all client related services, group sessions and individual counseling

  • Provide regular, written reports to the Clinical Director and additional reports as assigned

  • Diagnose mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities

  • Administer and interpret tests and measures of psychosocial functioning, social work advocacy, case management, counseling, consultation, research, administration and teaching

  • Develop and implement an appropriate assessment-based treatment plan for each client

  • Provide crisis intervention as needed

  • Maintain Standards that apply to Confidentiality and 42 CFR/HIPAA

  • Other duties as assigned to support the mission of the organization

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of personnel. Some night and weekend work will be required. Salary compatible with experience.

 Minimum Job Qualifications/Skills: 

  • Current valid license to legally practice as a LCSW, LMSW, LAPC, LPC (or license eligible) in the state of Georgia

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field. 

  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) preferred

  • Shall be competent to treat adults for ongoing psychotherapy

  • Shall have at least one year of experience of effectively providing integrated treatment services for clients and family members

  • Familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma

  • Experience in the following areas: psychosocial assessment; individual therapy; group therapy; and, evidence-based counseling

  • Maintain at least the continuing education requirements of specific profession

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences

  • Maintain clinical documentation upholding all 42 CFR/HIPAA regulations and confidentiality protocols to record each interaction with every patient served

  • Strong administrative skills and proficiency in Electronic Health Records and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Support the goal of abstinence from mood altering substances unless prescribed by a physician knowledgeable of substance use and mental health.

  • Must subscribe to a Professional Canon of Ethics

Must pass background check and drug screen.

No calls or office visits.

These positions are grant funded.

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