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Float Substance Abuse Counselor

Float Substance Abuse Counselor

Job Description

Bridgeway Behavioral Health is a non-profit organization specializing in treatment and services for addictive disorders, domestic violence, and sexual assault. We are a growing company that has been serving clients in eastern Missouri since 1978. Bridgeway currently has approximately 175 full time, part time and on-call social services and administrative positions in several locations and programs around the St. Louis metro area. We value diversity and open-mindedness and strive to be flexible and supportive for our employees.

Bridgeway is seeking a full time Float Chemical Dependency Counselor to be based at our St. Charles, Missouri campus. Although based out of St. Charles, this individual will also provide services on an as needed basis at our residential and outpatient treatment programs located throughout the St. Louis metro area. This person will provide individual and group therapy sessions. This individual must be willing to travel within St. Charles County, St. Louis County, Lincoln County, Warrenton, Montgomery City and Franklin County. Mileage reimbursment is provided.
Standard hours will be Monday through Friday; occasionally may work a weekend. This person must be willing to be flexible with their schedule, some evenings required.

This individual MUST have MSAPCB certification or Missouri licensure with minimum one year paid experience working with drug and alcohol addictions treatment and rehabilitation.

Full time employees are eligible for competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, short term disability & life insurances and generous 403(b) matching, as well as vacation, sick and personal time.



Serves as the agency “float" counselor by performing duties at various sites as assigned by supervisor.
Conducts client intake assessments.

• Conduct individual and group therapy for clients with drug and alcohol dependency.

• Provide direct treatment services to clients and families of clients, and maintain necessary file documentation.

• Secure appropriate referrals from other service provider agencies and make such referrals.

• Assist in establishing effective working relationships with other agencies and community resources.

• Provide assistance to clients and families in obtaining counseling for economic, marital, employment, aftercare, and ongoing support.

Job Requirements


Missouri LPC or LCSW with minimum one year experience providing chemical addictions treatment.


• RSAP, CCJAP, CSAC I or II (CADC, CRADC) or CASAC (CRAADC) as acknowledged by the Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board, Inc.

Salary Range for Licensed counselors: $36,000/year - $40,000/year

Salary Range for those who have the MSAPCB certifications: $32,000/year - $36,000/year

Please apply via our website below by clicking Apply Now

Bridgeway provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability. Bridgeway expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $32,000.00 - $40,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID Float SCC-W
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Float Substance Abuse Counselor

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