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N00166 – Group Facilitator

Full-time Position



Position Overview:

The Group Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of RCA Substance Abuse curriculum for patients in our residential and IOP recovery programs. The curriculum, and training, will be provided for the facilitator to ensure quality and consistency in its delivery. There may be occasion for the Group Facilitator to work with the Clinical Director to develop new curriculum.

The facilitator will be responsible for 15-20 1-hour groups per week. The facilitator will also be required to attend staff meetings and trainings as assigned.

If the Group Facilitator holds the Board of MD Certified Associate Counselor — Alcohol and Drug credential (CAC-AD) and is a Board approved Supervisor, they may also be responsible for supervision of staff holding A&D trainee status. The facilitator may then be responsible for 15-20 1-hour groups per week and trainee staff supervision.

Specific Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that groups are delivered professionally and effectively to meet desired learning objectives.
    • Engage with the recovery community in a culturally competent way, in and outside the group setting.
    • Complete group notes and all other paperwork as assigned.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Additional Responsibilities, CAC-AD and Board Approved Supervisor:
  • Provide 1 hour of supervision, and training as needed, to A&D Trainee status employees each week.
  • Complete supervision documentation and monthly group observation for each trainee.
  • Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of Associate Degree in Human Services, Alcohol & Drug Counseling, or related field of study required
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in a residential setting
  • One of the following Maryland Board of Health Alcohol & Drug Counseling credentials required:
    • Alcohol and Drug Trainee (ADT Trainee Status) with Board-approved Supervisor
    • Certified Supervised Counselor — Alcohol and Drug (CSC-AD) with Board-approved Supervisor
    • Certified Associate Counselor — Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD)
    • CAC-AD and Board-approved Supervisors License Customer Service: Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer within the resources that can be made available.Project Management: Coordinates the diverse components of the project by balancing scope, time, cost, and quality.Work Environment: May work in a variety of environments including professional offices, clinics, hospitals, or out-patient facilities. They spend much of their time on their feet, actively working with patients.Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
    • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Communication: Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
    • Impact and Influence: Works effectively with and through others including those whom there is no formal authority over.
    • Competencies:


Recovery Centers of America at St. Charles

Silver Glen Road OPCO LLC, St. Charles, Illinois 60175