Wayside Recovery Center’s mission is to break the cycle of addiction and trauma for women, children and families. For over 60 years Wayside Recovery Center has protected and empowers women and their families to live their best life. Today we are a leading provider of comprehensive care for women with substance use disorder, trauma and mental health needs. We also provide children and family services to stabilize the whole family.
“Wayside saved my life!! It is a wonderful program, with wonderful staff and resources! I will be forever grateful.” −Wayside Client
Join Our Team!
By joining the Wayside team, you will become part of an ethical, compassionate, innovative team that works together to empower women, children and families in our community. Wayside is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply.
We are looking for an employee who is:
- Passionate for our mission.
- Client focused.
- Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
- Calm under pressure.
- A problem solver.
We want to empower you with:
- Platinum benefits package available: Health, Dental, Vision.
- Company paid long term and short-term disability, and life insurance.
- Generous paid time-off.
- Educational advancement: tuition reimbursement, tuition discounts, student loan forgiveness, paid supervision for licensing.
- Retirement savings plan with employer match.
This positions is designed to provide comprehensive case management and treatment coordination services following 245G guidelines in a co-occurring, residential treatment center that serves women and their children.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provide case management services including assisting clients with legal resources, housing, financial resources, educational resources, childcare, identification, clothing, and other referrals depending on client needs.
- Facilitate client access to community resources.
- Serve as a liaison to chemical dependency and other related community service agencies as directed.
- Provide direct services to clients; including, case management, assessments, updates, treatment/aftercare planning, and monitoring/evaluating client progress.
- Facilitate counseling and educational groups as assigned.
- Participate in family, collateral and agency conferences as needed.
- Maintain accurate, timely and complete records, including but not limited to: documenting client assessments, treatment plans, transition summaries, progress and informational notes, aftercare plans and discharge summaries.
- Maintain on-going communication with referral sources, including written progress reports.
- Participate in grant-related activities; including, initial assessments, data collection, management of database, and grant reporting.
- Assist multi-disciplinary team with aftercare and discharge planning.
- Maintain and facilitate communication with referrals and funding sources, including insurance companies.
Role model behavior, which is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency. Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
- Attend client events as scheduled.
- Be on-call as scheduled.
- Assist in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Train and/or supervise interns as directed.
- Participate in in-services, workshops, coursework, and other continuing education relative to quality client care.
- Provide crisis intervention/evaluation as needed.
- Participate in on-site clinical supervision a minimum of twice monthly, and group supervision as scheduled.
- Perform additional duties as assigned.
- Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
- Must have LADC with license in good standing. Preference will be given to candidate with experience with mental health and trauma-informed care.
- Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
- Organizational and excellent computer skills essential.
- Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required.
- Need current Minnesota driver’s license with good driving record.
- No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years.
- Strong attention to detail; thinking capabilities and humor are welcome.
- Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
- Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
- Must be able to climb stairs.
Hours: Full-Time (40 hours), 9-5pm M-F, ability to work at least one evening a week, and ability to be on an on-call rotation.
This position is eligible for Platinum Benefit Package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, vision, ID theft protection, retirement plan with 4% match after one year of employment, flexible spending accounts for dependent care/medical savings, educational assistance programs for degrees and continuing education, license reimbursement, paid supervision for licensing, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Wayside Recovery Center is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.