Substance Abuse Clinician

  • Quincy, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Bay State Community Services is a not-for-profit human services agency, dedicated to improving the social functioning of adults, adolescents, and children within a framework that recognizes the primary importance of family and community. To this end, the agency's mission is to support individual, family, and community empowerment through an integrated, culturally competent continuum of social, mental health, addiction, and correctional services.

Job Description

Substance Abuse Clinician provides the bulk of the direct service to the client. Duties will vary from site to site but will include delivery of program services in a group setting; facilitation of process/discussion groups; accurate documentation; outreach to related community services where appropriate; case management; working collaboratively with the host agencies; and representing BSCS in a professional manner.

  • Present psycho-educational curriculum to clients as scheduled; subject matter may include Substance Abuse, Criminal Thinking, Anger Management and related topics as outlined in the curriculum manual
  • Facilitate process/discussion groups regarding material covered in groups as listed above
  • Provide individual counseling as needed
  • Complete assessments, intakes, client schedules, treatment plans, periodic reviews and aftercare plans in timely fashion
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of services delivered, including case management service and group participation, as instructed by your supervisor
  • Participate in all staff meetings and staff supervision
  • Participate in all clinical discussions regarding client progress, as directed by your supervisor
  • Maintain knowledge of community-based resources and complete referrals as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Education, Counseling, Psychology, Rehabilitative Counseling or Social Work required
  • Minimum of 2 years supervised counseling required
  • CADAC, SAS, LADC, or Substance Abuse counseling licensure preferred
  • CADAC, SAS or Substance Abuse treatment experience is a minimum requirement
  • Clinicians who do not have a college degree and/or a CADAC are expected to be actively pursuing this level of professional development
  • Valid MA driver’s license with acceptable driving record and current proof of insurance

Acceptable CORI and SORI background record check as required by program

Additional Information

ATTENTION! BSCS is hosting Job Information Sessions every FRIDAY from 9-12 at our Main location—1120 Hancock Street, Quincy. Come meet our hiring team, learn more about Bay State, and get started on your new career! 

Plymouth Job info.session: Thursdays, starting January 24th 11-1pm at 36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 305 Plymouth

Hope to see you there!