PathPoint is seeking a part-time Substance Use Outreach Specialist to provide services to individuals in various stages of recovery from substance use disorders living in the Santa Barbara area. This unique position is the result of an exciting new partnership with the Public Health Department in an effort to integrate behavioral health and health care services.
As a Substance Use Outreach Specialist, you will provide substance abuse screenings, brief interventions, referrals for treatment services, and case management to people in various stages of substance use recovery. Some of your clients will be individuals who are homeless, so some time will be spent working in the field. We are looking for someone with a collaborative spirit who is enthusiastic about working with other partners and health care providers to increase coordinated care. This is a part-time position for up to 13 hours per week and requires certification in alcohol and drug treatment (CADC-I or CADC-II).
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC-I or CADC-II) is required
Must be eligible to bill Medi-Cal
Strong computer skills and experience working with electronic medical records
Must pass pre-employment Live Scan DOJ fingerprint background check, TB screening and health screening
Must have a valid driver's license with at least 5 years driving history, a satisfactory driving record, and use of a vehicle with current registration and insurance
Compensation and Benefits: $18 per hour. Benefits include paid sick time, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match, free Employee Assistance Program, wellness program with cash rewards, and housing assistance.
About PathPoint: PathPoint, a nonprofit organization based in Santa Barbara, supports people in living the life they choose. We partner with people with disabilities, people with mental health diagnoses, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships. Founded in 1964, PathPoint offers services in five Central Coast and Southern California counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.