Paid Job Openings >> Detox Recovery Assistant - Paid
Detox Recovery Assistant - Paid
Title:Detox Recovery Assistant - Paid
Department:Men's Adult Detoxification
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Recovery Assistant - Adult Men's Detox

Schedule: Full Time, multiple shifts available - Full Time positions are Benefits Eligible! (see below).
Pay: $17/hr

Benefits - Approximate full-time benefits package value = $20,000+:

  • Low-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage. Health savings account. 403b retirement plan with employer match (50% match up to 3%).
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • 33 paid days off: 11 observed paid holidays, 12 sick days, and 10 vacation days to start. Vacation increases to 12 days after 1 year, 15 days after 2 years, and more at 5 and 9 years of service
    • Sick and vacation time accrue hourly per pay period
  • $50,000 in employer-paid life insurance; additional coverage available
  • $1,200 annual employer contribution to your Health Savings Account (paid quarterly)
  • Employee Referral Program including cash bonuses and paid time off

Volunteers of America, Utah provides community-supported paths for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance. In alignment with our mission, VOA Utah encourages individuals with lived experience to apply. We recognize that a person’s life experiences can provide firsthand knowledge relevant to being successful in the work that we do.

You will get great experience and training to further a career in social work as a case manager, recovery assistant, advocate, and more. Volunteers of America, Utah's Men's Adult Detoxification Center is a 24/7 social model detoxification program that focuses on creating a safe and trauma-informed environment where clients can manage their intoxication and withdrawal symptoms to prepare them for long term recovery. We are looking for people who understand and can maintain professional and ethical boundaries with clients while practicing compassion.

You will:
  • Conduct intake interviews with clients who are intoxicated or in withdrawal from substance use.
  • Screen clients for admission; intake and orientation.
  • Interact with clients who are in the detox process.
  • Monitor clients to ensure safety and enforce facility rules.
  • Complete record keeping and answer phones.
  • Work with coworkers as a supportive team.
  • Monitor and document client prescription medications.
  • Take vital signs.
  • Ability to be firm yet compassionate.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of substance abuse strongly preferred, or a willingness to learn.
  • Preferred, but not required: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to work efficiently and to switch tasks effectively.
  • Basic computer skills - required for client data entry, timekeeping, and intake and admission duties.
  • For shifts that require driving and client transport: must be at least 21 years of age, possess a current driver's license, and be insurable on agency liability policy.
  • Must pass background check.

Submit your resume on the career page of our website:

Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to creating a diverse environment, where all people feel valued, have the opportunity to do their personal best and where leadership development is fostered. The organization is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
ApplicantStack powered by Swipeclock