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We are a progressive company located in Salt Lake City that offers hope and healing for individuals and families affected by substance abuse and addiction. Our company offers support to its employees and offers more than essential benefits. We invest in each of our employees to offer a fresh look and feel in a therapeutic setting. We utilize evidence based techniques, which include positive psychology and other modalities.

We have a strength-based philosophy. At Next Level Recovery we look for recreational therapeutic opportunities and utilize experiential learning within our group process.
NLR is looking for individuals to conduct groups in an outpatient setting on topics concerning recovery and addiction. The position requires active and creative facilitation of group topics that assist our clients in gaining insight into their behavioral patterns and self-defeating actions. The ability to help clients acquire new behavioral and cognitive skills and to assist with promoting positive change is paramount. Our clients come from diverse backgrounds with various learning styles.

Applicant must possess skills in the areas of understanding human behavior, addiction and group dynamics. We are looking for a full-time substance abuse counselor, clinical social worker, or clinical mental health counselor.

Job Duties

  • Performs Biopsychosocial Evaluations utilizing the ASAM Criteria
  • Attends weekly team meetings
  • Leads group therapy sessions
  • Holds individual therapy sessions
  • Develops or improves materials and topics for group therapy sessions based on clinical expertise and experience
  • Must be able to work some evenings (Mon-Fri)
  • Follows all facility policies and procedures, including those related to licensure, continuing education, patient confidentiality, and documentation standards
  • Completes therapy notes, treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, court/probation reports, utilization reviews and discharge summaries


  • Must be qualified as a licensed mental health therapist practicing within the scope of their Licensure in accordance with Title 58, Utah Code Annotated (e.g. Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor).
  • Master's Degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or equivalent field
  • Experience in a clinical role within the substance use field
  • Understanding of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Criteria (ASAM)
  • Personal passion or interest in substance abuse issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing, multi-task, crisis-oriented environment
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Flexible schedule

To apply, send your resume to Kirsty McLaren

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Last Updated: 2/18/20