Therapeutic Community Technician (Admin) -1137 in Shirley, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

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    Shirley, MA
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Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

In 1993, Spectrum established its Correctional Treatment Division to provide specialized treatment to offenders with a history of chronic substance abuse and criminal behavior.   Using a cognitive-behavioral skill building and therapeutic community approach, Spectrum's correctional treatment programs teach participants practical ways to achieve a law abiding life, free from drugs and crime.  Today, Spectrum provides a range of services to more than 6,500 criminal offenders each day, in community-based settings and correctional institutions throughout Massachusetts, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The Therapeutic Community Technician serves in an Administrative role, assisting Program Director and counselors in residential therapeutic program at MCI Shirley Medium.  This includes monitoring client activity, and conducting orientation and assessments. This position is also responsible for completion of basic documentation in the program and facilitates meetings and educational sessions as needed.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm, must be able to work at least one evening shift per week (12:00pm-8:00pm). 

Hourly rate is $17.78. ($37,000 annually) Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits including health/dental/vision/disability insurances, 401k, paid time off, educational assistance, and growth opportunity


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required; Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Experience in Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependency field or closely related field preferred.
  • Experience working in a Therapeutic Community model chemical dependency program or in corrections is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.

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 $17.78
  • Max Hiring Rate $17.78
  • Required Education High School