JOIN OUR TEAM

At The GateHouse, we prioritize the addition of exceptional and qualified staff to help aid our clients throughout their long-term recovery. In the same way we position our residents and clients to succeed in their recovery and treatment, we aim to help our team members succeed and excel in their positions. We do this through ongoing education, team-building activities, and more.

We are always on the lookout for talented and compassionate people who have a proven track record of success working in the addiction and recovery spheres. If you’re interested in joining The GateHouse team and helping those in the Lancaster County community overcome addiction, check out our open positions below.

Join The GateHouse Team!

Recovery Support (Part Time)

Facility: GateHouse-Mountville

Schedule: Non-Exempt, Part-Time 15-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends

Minimal 35 hours a month

Reports to: Residential Program Supervisor

Summary Statement:

This is an hourly position that can include awake overnight hours, which involves overseeing Gate House clients and coordinating their activities. Make observation notes to the staff in the Staff Log. Makes any major decisions with the support of and in conjunction with the Residential Program Supervisor and Clinical Director. Responsible for providing first responder coverage in the event of an emergency involving the house and clients. Residential Program Supervisor offers a positive relationship, sets a good example, communicates an attitude of concern, listens, and displays a real belief in the Gate House philosophy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct clients in house chores.
  • Communicate with staff members and record observation notes in the Staff Log Book.
  • Monitor and attend AA/NA meetings each shift.
  • Coordinate transportation for clients (i.e., AA/NA meetings, scheduled appointments, etc.).
  • Help coordinate recreational activities in accordance with the Gate House structure.
  • Ensure proper food items are on the premises for meals.
  • Be flexible in accepting other responsibilities designated by either the Residential Program Supervisor or Clinical Director.
  • Perform observed drug screens when necessary.
  • Enforce Gate House Guidelines and administer appropriate discipline for guideline violations such as issuing verbal and/or written warnings.
  • Report Critical Incidents in accordance with policy.

Qualifications:

  • Some cooking experience preferred.
  • Experience with therapeutic environment is mandatory. Must be familiar with drug and alcohol treatment programs.
  • Must be an approved driver by H.E.A.R. Inc.’s insurance company.
  • Must complete all required training in accordance with DDAP and CARF regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate with staff on all levels, especially the on call staff.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must have knowledge of persons served.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $13.36 /hour

Experience:

  • continued sobriety: 2 years (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance
  • Other

Hours per week:

  • 10-19

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks – learn more at https://start.indeed.com/fair-chance)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule:

  • Weekends required

Company’s website:

  • www.gatehouse.org

Work Remotely:

  • No
Recovery Specialist (Full Time)

Facility: Mountville

Schedule: Monday-Friday 12:00 am – 8:00 am

Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Residential Program Supervisor

Summary Statement:

This is an hourly position that can include awake overnight hours, which involves overseeing Gate House clients and coordinating their activities. Make observation notes to the staff in the Staff Log. Makes any major decisions with the support of and in conjunction with the Residential Program Supervisor and Clinical Director. Responsible for providing first responder coverage in the event of an emergency involving the house and clients. The Recovery Specialist offers a positive relationship, sets a good example, communicates an attitude of concern, listens, and displays a real belief in the Gate House philosophy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct clients in house chores.
  • Communicate with staff members and record observation notes in the Staff Log Book.
  • Monitor and attend AA/NA meetings each shift.
  • Coordinate transportation for clients (i.e., AA/NA meetings, scheduled appointments, etc.).
  • Help coordinate recreational activities in accordance with the Gate House structure.
  • Ensure proper food items are on the premises for meals.
  • Be flexible in accepting other responsibilities designated by either the Residential Program Supervisor or Clinical Director.
  • Perform observed drug screens when necessary.
  • Enforce Gate House Guidelines and administer appropriate discipline for guideline violations such as issuing verbal and/or written warnings.
  • Report Critical Incidents in accordance with policy.

Qualifications:

  • Some cooking experience preferred.
  • Experience with therapeutic environment is mandatory. Must be familiar with drug and alcohol treatment programs.
  • Must be an approved driver by H.E.A.R. Inc.’s insurance company.
  • Must complete all required training in accordance with DDAP and CARF regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate with staff on all levels, especially the on-call staff.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must have knowledge of persons served.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Continued sobriety: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks – learn more at https://start.indeed.com/fair-chance)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • 8 hour shift

Company’s website:

Company’s Facebook page:

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No
Substance Abuse Counselor

Reports to: Clinical Director

25 hours a week

Summary Statement:

The Counselor assists clients in making healthy decisions in matters affecting their future lifestyle. The Counselor will provide clients with the necessary means and motivation for individual growth, and continued recovery from substance (chemical) addiction within the framework of facility regulations. The Counselor is supervised by Clinical Director. The Counselor offers a positive relationship, sets a good example, communicates an attitude of concern, listens, assists and displays a real belief in The GateHouse philosophy. The Counselor may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities by the Clinical Director or as deemed necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts pre-admission interviews as needed and determines which clients are accepted into the program.
  • Intake evaluations and documented summaries.
  • Biopsychosocial histories.
  • Treatment plans and updates.
  • Progress Notes.
  • Counseling: Individual, Group, Family, aftercare, and documentation of all sessions.
  • Maintaining Client files.
  • Case Consultations at Gate House Staff Meetings and with outside agencies as needed.
  • Discharge planning and written summaries.
  • Discharge and follow-up. Follow-up includes telephone calls and letters according to the policy and procedure manual.
  • Obtain client records from prior treatment experiences, medical records and any other useful written information that may assist ongoing treatment.
  • Coordination with Case Manager regarding client needs.
  • Involvement in community outreach projects.
  • Audit files.
  • Managed Care: Authorizations, Reviews and ASAM as needed.
  • Crisis Intervention when appropriate.

Specific Counseling

Individual scheduled counseling: one hour sessions. Clients will be scheduled bi-weekly by the Counselor for these sessions. Most of the focus will be on the treatment plans.

Group counseling: one and one-half hour sessions.

Unscheduled sessions: clients requesting to be seen by Counselor will be given specific times that the Counselor can meet with them. This will be based on assessment of importance.

Family sessions/workshop: the Counselor will see individual families of clients at prearranged, scheduled times, and conduct Family Workshops according to annual schedule. Referral to other family counseling agencies will be made on an as-needed basis. Alanon, Alateen, COA, Naranon and other self-help organizations will also be emphasized.

Miscellaneous

1. Coordinates with the Residential Program Supervisor at the weekly “house meeting” and house activities

2. Co-counsels when deemed necessary.

3. Will attend all training offered by the Clinical Supervisor based on annual evaluations of needs.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to climb stairs. Must be able to work extended hours as needed. Must be able to travel.

Qualifications: Must meet Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Staffing requirements which includes at least one of the following.

1. Bachelor’s Degree with a major relating to human services and 1 year of clinical experience.

2. Associates Degree with a major relating to human services and 2 years of clinical experience.

3. Full certification as an addictions counselor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Must be computer literate and able to work with most Microsoft products.

2. Able to handle multiple tasks at one time.

3. Organizational skills.

4. Detail oriented.

5. Ability to communicate and cooperate with employees of all levels.

6. Knowledge of persons served.

7. Knowledge of DDAP & CARF standards.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.50 /hour

Experience:

  • continued sobriety: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Location:

  • Marietta, PA (Required)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance

Hours per week:

  • 20-29

This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Company’s website:

  • www.gatehouse.org

Work Remotely:

  • No

TO APPLY

 Please complete and submit the application below with your resume to

jobs@gatehouse.org

The GateHouse is an equal opportunity employer