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Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor

First Step House is hiring for a full time Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) in Salt Lake City, Utah!!

At First Step House, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to this mission.

  • Pay $23 - $25 per hour (BOE)
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselor licensure required

Our fantastic full-time benefits include:

  • Generous paid time off allowance (18 days starting in year one)
  • Generous holiday policy (15 observed holidays a year including your birthday)
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Medical
  • Opportunity for annual bonus!

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Facilitates addiction-related groups.
  • Teaches and develops life-skills classes.
  • At a minimum, is competent in providing substance-abuse treatment in individual and group settings and able to incorporate the principles of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into these settings.
  • Performs regular individual-treatment planning sessions for clients with substance-use disorders and comorbid mental health issues as defined by the scope of AUDC/SUDC licensure.
  • Completes all treatment-related letters, documentation, internal processes, and data entry in a timely manner.
  • Attends all relevant employee training classes and clinical staff meetings.

For more information about our non-profit organization, you can visit our website at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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Last Updated: 5/10/22