Drug Court Counselor

Job Location

Manatee County Judicial Center

Position Type

Full-time, Monday-Friday

Salary

Centerstone of Florida position.

Job

Drug Court is a specialized treatment court that combines legal proceedings, addiction treatment and rehabilitation into one program.

This 40-hour per week, Monday-Friday position requires experience in addictions and counseling and a minimum Master’s Degree in human services/counseling.  The position is based in Bradenton, Florida. The successful candidate is professional and organized. The successful candidate will be an employee of Centerstone, supervised by the Court and based in Manatee. 

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • able to facilitate individual and group sessions;
  • able to counsel individuals who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, and help them identify behaviors and problems related to their addiction;
  • able to maintain accurate documentation; and
  • able to develop treatment plans, psychosocial assessment and reports to the court.

Qualifications

Master's degree and experience in addictions treatment and counseling. A valid driver’s license and the ability to pass background screening and reference checks is required. 

Apply

Apply directly through Centerstone' s website. You must complete the online application to be considered for this position. 

The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Background Check. The Florida State Courts System is a criminal justice agency.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (941) 861-7811.

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Reasons to work with the Twelfth Judicial Circuit

Benefits

As a state or county-funded court employee, you will become eligible for healthcare, retirement savings through a self-directed investment plan or a dedicated pension plan, paid time off plus 12 paid holidays each year.

Career Advancement

Court employees become eligible for tuition programs and career advancement programs to grow or enhance leadership skills.

Our Culture

Court employees can expect a safe and diverse work environment with managers that want to help you succeed.

Accommodations

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (941) 861‑7811 or the Florida Relay Service, 711 or 1 (800) 955‑8771


Contact Information

Human Resources Manager


Related Links

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