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First Step of Sarasota
4579 Northgate Court
Sarasota, FL 34234

Email: mshannon@fsos.org
Fax: (941) 552-2077

First Step is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Current Openings

HUMAN RESOURCE ASSISTANT

HUMAN RESOURCE ASSISTANT

Position:                      Human Resource Assistant

Job Type:                     Part Time

Qualifications:             Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or high school diploma. One year HR administrative experience.

Position Summary:      Provides office services by following administrative systems, procedures and policies, and monitoring HR projects. Three years office experience, excellent office skills including word processing and spreadsheet software experience; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service, strong computer skills.

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: November 14, 2018

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR SPECIAL SERVICES

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR SPECIAL SERVICES

Position:                      Administrative Director Special Services

Job Type:                    Full Time

Qualifications:           Bachelor’s Degree required. Supervisory and managerial experience in a professional setting required.

Job Duties:                 The Special Services Administrative Director is responsible for a variety of duties and responsibilities in support of the Vice President of Special Services providing technical and administrative support related to a variety of Special Services duties.

Assignments include compiling and analyzing data, coordinating multiple concurrent activities, interacting with individuals and groups at in the organization, supervision and back up support for housekeeping department, food stamp applications, reception/switchboard, Learning Management System (LMS), electronic storage of records, supply inventory, data entry, and electronic health record processes.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use/creation of spreadsheets and database management tools. Exemplary organization skills. Emphasis on customer service. Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.

Must be flexible and able/willing to adapt to a dynamic environment in a non-profit setting.

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: November 27, 2018

CLINICIAN – ARCADIA

CLINICIAN – ARCADIA

Position:                      Clinician – OP

Location:                     Arcadia

Job Type:                     Full Time

Qualifications:             Bachelor’s degree in human services field; LMHC or a LCSW Licensure.

Job Duties:                  Restores or develops client’s ability to function substance-free by assessing the client’s situation, setting goals and providing required services integrates and promotes corporate mission. Primary substance abuse and/or mental health training; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: October 24, 2018

UA TECH

UA TECH

Position:                      UA Tech – Outpatient 17th Street

Job Type:                    Part Time

Qualifications:           Position requires a High School Degree or equivalent. Clinical care experience, strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service, and strong office skills to include word processing.

Job Duties:                 Provides assistance and supervision to clients by compiling, reviewing, and documentation of client care.

Posted: October 17, 2018

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR/THERAPIST – Choices

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR/THERAPIST

Position:                      Program Supervisor/Therapist

Job Type:                     Full Time

Qualifications:             Master’s degree in human services field; Licensed and/or CAP certified; two (2) years supervisory experience. Primary substance abuse and/or mental health training; demonstrated clinical skills; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service; strong computer skills to include word processing and spreadsheet software experience

Job Duties:                  Provides supervision to specified program to include clinical staff and tech supervisor; provides direct clinical services to clients assigned if applicable; actively participates in treatment team and clinical supervision of program staff; assumes administrative duties of program; integrates and promotes corporate mission 

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

DETOX ASSESSMENT COUNSELOR

DETOX ASSESSMENT COUNSELOR

Position:                      Detox Assessment Counselor

Job Type:                     Full Time

Qualifications:             BA in related field and 2 years’ experience in behavioral health care or BA in unrelated field with 3 years’ experience in behavioral health care.

Job Duties:                  Restores or develops client’s ability to function substance-free by assessing the client’s situation, setting goals and providing required services integrates and promotes corporate mission. Primary substance abuse and/or mental health training; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service.

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

Position: Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist

Job Type: Part Time

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Behavioral Health field. Licensed in the State of Florida as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Job Duties: Provide substance abuse consultation to adolescents, adults and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning within primary care setting. Excellent working knowledge of substance abuse issues and evidence-based treatments for medical and substance abuse conditions. Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions. Should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and have strong communication skills. Good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology. Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected chronic conditions. To perform this job successfully, individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

  • EEOE & DFWP

Posted: November 5, 2018

Substance Abuse Technician – Choices Program

Position:  Substance Abuse Technician – Choices Program

Qualifications: Position requires a High School Degree or equivalent. Must be able to pass Department of Children and Families Level II background screenings. Shift differentials apply to evening, night, and weekend shifts.

Job Duties: Clinical care experience; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service; competency in basic computer skills. Provides assistance and supervision to clients; compiles, reviews, and files documentation of client care; communicates effectively with tech supervisor.

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

Substance Abuse Tech – Mothers & Infants Program

Position:  Substance Abuse Tech – Mothers & Infants Program

Qualifications: Substance Abuse Technicians needed to work in residential recovery environment serving pregnant mothers and infants. Must be dependable, flexible; possess clear boundaries, team oriented and committed. Some understanding of addiction and recovery is beneficial. Position requires a High School Degree or equivalent. Must be able to pass Department of Children and Families Level II background screenings. Shift differentials apply to evening, night, and weekend shifts. Candidate must be willing to work different schedules.

Job Duties: Position will include, but is not limited to, assisting the professional staff and monitor clients in a rehabilitation setting. Ensuring that clients adhere to program expectations and requirements to support recovery. Interaction with clients through shift, monitoring of clients, reporting outcomes to professional staff as needed. Requires interacting with expectant mothers, infants, and newborns.

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

Substance Abuse Tech – Detox/ARF Program

Position:  Substance Abuse Tech – Detox/ARF Program

Qualifications:  Position requires a High School Degree or equivalent. Must be able to pass Department of Children and Families Level II background screenings. Shift differentials apply to evening, night, and weekend shifts.

Job Duties: Position will be assisting the professional staff and monitor clients in a rehabilitation setting. Candidate is responsible for making sure clients receive the needs and services to ensure their recovery. Will do laundry and monitor condition of clients.

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

Clinician – Choices Program

Position:  Counselor – Choices Program

Job Type:  Full Time

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in human services field.

Job Duties: Restores or develops client’s ability to function substance-free by assessing the client’s situation, setting goals and providing required services, integrates and promotes corporate mission. Substance abuse and/or mental training; strong people skills to provide excellent internal and external customer service; strong computer skills for electronic health records documentation.

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b Retirement

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: September 24, 2018

Psych ARNP

Position:  Psych ARNP

Job Type:  Part Time

Qualifications:  ARNP as issued by the Florida Board of Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Psychiatric ARNP to perform psychiatric evaluations and medication clinics required.

Job Duties:  The ARNP candidate will be responsible for interviewing clients, obtaining and recording health histories, performing physical assessments as well as assessing mental and developmental client status within a substance use disorder treatment setting.  In addition, the candidate will be responsible for ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and procedures when necessary along with managing the healthcare for those assigned clients, including health teaching and counseling, nutritional recommendations and modifications of diet, consultation, collaborative management, and/or referrals as appropriate.  The ARNP candidate will evaluate the outcomes of prescribed treatment and plans of care, analyze health behaviors related to personality, illness, culture and lifestyle and its impact on the clients health, and will be responsible for maintaining the medical records, providing emergency treatment and referring to community resources when applicable.

Hours:  10 hours per week

EEOE & DFWP

Posted: May 27, 2018

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Volunteer

Volunteering for a non-profit agency is a rewarding experience and also provides opportunities to learn more about the organization and make new friends.  At this time, First Step is accepting applications for infant care-givers.  Infant caregivers rock, feed, cuddle and diaper babies while their mothers are in counseling sessions, working on assignments or in one of the various classes offered by the program.  Volunteer candidates must submit to a background check, drug and TB test.

Download an application

In addition, volunteers support First Step’s annual fundraising events by joining the planning committees.  Committee members offer support by introducing friends and colleagues to the agency through events, help garner sponsorships and silent auction/raffle items.

For more information on volunteering at First Step, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 941-552-2065.

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