Phoenix House Senior Counselor II C in Exeter, Rhode Island


The Chemical Dependency Professional II is responsible for managing a caseload of clients and providing sound, therapeutic treatment during day-to-day operations. Provides inspiration and motivation for recovery by using evidence based and person centered practices.


  • Observe and evaluate clients, clinical application.

  • Perform client screening, intake, orientation, and assessment functions necessary to complete admission as required by Program Director.

  • Guide clients in individual, group, and family formats.

  • Respond to client crises and emergencies as needed.

  • Document developments and important events in accordance with clinical policies.

  • Develop person centered treatment plans that are measurable, coherent, and reflective of client’s progress and development.

  • Develop person centered aftercare plans that are measurable, coherent, and reflective of the client’s progress and development.

  • Assist clients with paperwork to obtain community benefits and maintain required records (i.e., social security cards, birth certificates, physicals, lab work, Medicaid applications, TDI applications, recovery housing applications, etc.)

  • Consistently enforce rules and programmatic procedures.

  • Provide direct client monitoring as needed, including medication monitoring.


  • Ability to promote and demonstrate Phoenix Houses core values through work ethic, compliance, and attitude

  • Integrity

  • Collaboration

  • Appreciation

  • Respect

  • Excellence

  • Forward-Thinking

  • Customer Service

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Appropriate boundaries between staff and clients.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to perform the core functions of a chemical dependency professional.

  • Ability to develop rapport with substance-abusing populations and families.

  • Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and client discipline.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.

  • Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal regulations and policies.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others.


  • 4 years’ experience in substance use disorder field and/or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation, or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law:Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click learn more.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled