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Detox Recovery Assistant - FT and PT Graves - Paid
Title:Detox Recovery Assistant - FT and PT Graves - Paid
Department:Adult Detox
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Recovery Assistant - Adult Men's Detox

Schedule: Full Time - benefits eligible (see below). Part time positions also available.
Pay: $16 per hour ($14.50/hr to start, $15/hr at 3 months with completion of training +$1 per hour shift differential for grave and swing shift)

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance. You will get great experience and training to further a career in social work. Volunteers of America, Utah's Men's Adult Detoxification Center is a 24/7 social model detox 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/knowledge of substance abuse strongly preferred.
  • High School diploma/GED, Associates Degree (social services, psychology) and one year of work experience in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age for shifts that require driving (insurance requirement), possess a current driver’s license, and be insurable on the agency liability policy.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
Full-time benefits include:
    Low cost medical coverage (SelectHealth), with a Health Savings Account ($300 quarterly employer contribution)
    Low cost dental and vision coverage
    $50,000 life insurance coverage
    Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
    Retirement plan with employer match
    Employee referral program with paid time off and cash bonuses

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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.
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