Substance Abuse Counselor *bonus*

Wrightsville, GA 31096, USA Req #39
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

*This position is currently offering a $5,000 bonus (certified/licensed) and $2,000 (unlicensed)!*

Highly qualified Substance Abuse Counselor to provide counseling services to offenders in the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program in Wrightsville, GA at the Johnson State Prison. This position also works closely with Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) staff to coordinate all program services and provide information for case management/records management.

Applicants who either have their CAC/CADAC or are currently going for their certification are strongly preferred!  

This position is Full-time, 40 hours.

Schedule is Monday-Thursday, 7:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Pay rates will vary based on certification/licensure:
Non-certified: $32,000-$36,000
Certified: $38,000


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous substance abuse counseling or corrections experience highly preferred.
  • Must attain Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor from GACA, NAADAC, or IC/RC within 2 years of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LPC, LAPC, LMFT, LCSW, or Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor Certification from GACA, NAADAC and or ICRC.
  • Correctional experience.
  • Health/dental/vision/disability insurances
  • 401k with company match
  • Company paid life insurance/EAP
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Discounts on a wide array of services/entertainment

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. We’re looking for employees who are interested in helping others, saving lives, changing futures, and being proud of the company they work for.

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Counselor
  • Job Function Counselor
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $32,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $38,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Wrightsville, GA 31096, USA