Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where
your skills and passion for delivering quality care make
a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.
Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.
The Substance Abuse Specialist provides interventions to assist consumers with both mental health and substance abuse issues. The Substance Abuse Specialist assures services as defined on the treatment plan are implemented, that the consumer is actively working toward stated objectives and the family is involved as appropriate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)
The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years experience in substance abuse or mental health services. LCDC licensure preferred.
Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.
No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters