Team Leader (Women’s Residential)

February 11, 2020
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years
Certificate Needed:


Team Leader Women's Program
Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm 3 days) and (10:00am - 6:00pm 2 days) Rotating Holidays
Location: Paterson, NJ
Job Summary:

As a line counselor, the team leader will provide leadership and oversight of specific program and clinical operations as instructed by the program’s clinical supervisor. Responsibilities will focus upon working with the clinical staff to insure the provision of services based upon the

Duties to include, but not limited to:

Leadership Responsibilities

Maintain a minimum case load as required by the level of care of the program assigned
Supervise the counseling team as directed by the Clinical Supervisor or Director,

Provide oversight of the clinical coverage of services

Participate in Team meetings as scheduled.

Provide the Clinical Director with monthly reports on the status of the program.

Participate in program Strategic Planning process with the Clinical and Director and implement the strategic plan initiatives.

Plan, develop and initiate Program Development initiatives with the treatment team.

Participate in the design, and implementation of policies and procedures.

Assist in the oversight and manage the submission of daily billing of services provided.

Human Resources
Assist in the departmental orientation and training of the counseling staff and interns
Assist in the development and implementation of a Volunteer Services Program.
Obtain/maintain appropriate licenses/certifications. Continue to pursue own professional development.

Assist in the maintenance of county and state contracts as appropriate. Be available for necessary site visits.

Obtain and maintain appropriate licensure for Agency.

Work with Clinical Supervisor and Director on program development.

Make recommendations to clinical team regarding the admission of new residents.

Input client data into NJSAMS and monitor LOCI renewals as needed.

Facilitate groups and/or individual sessions (process and educational) as needed.

Ensure that individual clients are compliant with medical and psychiatric treatment recommendations and that this treatment is noted on client’s treatment plan.

Act as a member of the treatment team, providing clinical assistance to residents and

Actively participate in staff meeting, clinical team meeting, supervision

Continue to upgrade skills by attending relevant training and workshops.

Participate on at least one CQI committee


LCADC, CADC or MA/MSW/LAC/LSW or equivalent with at least 2 years’ experience in addictions treatment program experience; thorough understanding of the multiple needs of the substance use disorder population and evidence based treatment services.

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