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Counselor -572 in Walpole, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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    Walpole, 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.

The Substance Abuse Counselor provides the inmate population with information/education around addiction and recovery in a non-residential treatment setting within the Department of Corrections. Group facilitation is a major piece of this position, as well as educating the population about Medical Assisted Treatment. This role works closely with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (MADOC) staff to coordinate all program services and provide information for case management/records management.

This position is located at MCI Cedar Junction in Walpole, MA.  Schedule is Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Salary: $35,000 annually. Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits including, but not limited to: health/dental/voluntary insurances, paid time off, 401k with company match, and tuition reimbursement.


  • BA/MA in Human Services, Psychology Education, Counseling or closely related field preferred; experience may be substituted for educational preferences.
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) preferred.
  • Corrections experience or experience working in a secure environment preferred. Basic computer skills preferred (ie: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc...)


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 $16.82
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.82
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree