Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Access Behavioral Health Services Inc. is looking to hire a dedicated and fun substance abuse counselor at our Boise or Nampa location. An ideal candidate is knowledgeable in the field of substance abuse treatment, finds passion in working with individuals obtaining recovery, commits to following strength-based recovery tools and ideologies, and enjoys working with a dynamic team of other professionals. Access Behavioral Health provides comprehensive outpatient services including; intensive outpatient, outpatient, case management, individual counseling, group counseling, co-occurring and gender specific treatment, adults and adolescents, assessment, and on sight substance testing. While working in the substance abuse treatment department counselors are encouraged and expected to collaborate with other departments to ensure clients receive comprehensive treatment to meet all needs.


  • $18-$26 plus room for growth
  • Benefits are available for full-time employees after 90 days.
  • Vacation time, sick pay
  • Health insurance, dental, vision & life insurance
  • 401K
  • Positive work environment
  • Flexible schedule
  • Great career development

Access Behavioral Health is a HRSA approved sight, individuals who work as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor can qualify for up to $75,000 in loan repayment.


Bachelors degree or higher education in a human service field, or Idaho Student of Addictions Studies certification (ISAS), or student use disorder associate (SUDA) certification.

Valid license in area of education in accordance with state and licensing board(s)

Experience working in substance abuse treatment

Comprehensive ASAM training/education

CADC or ACADC preferred

GAIN certification preferred

Ability to pass an enhanced criminal background check

Desired Competencies:

Recovery and strength-based orientation to treatment

Experience working on WITS

Basic computer operational skills

Proficient organizational skills

Advanced oral and written communication skills

Access Behavioral Health Services offers benefit packages for full time employees, included but not limited to; health insurance benefits, paid vacation, retirement benefits, flexible schedule, and student loan repayment programs.


Complete substance abuse assessments and determine level of care need per ASAM criteria.

Complete new client intakes into treatment including treatment planning and schedule.

Facilitate evidence-based practice groups to treat substance abuse.

Provide individual substance abuse counseling.

Provide Case Management services.

Complete daily individual and group case notes.

Attend weekly supervision.

Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Boise

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