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ISSUP supports the professional development of those working within substance use prevention, treatment and recovery. Here you will find information about available positions in the field from around the globe. We welcome ISSUP members to share advertisements for current vacancies in this category. Log in and post your job to the ISSUP job board.

Partnerships & Membership Manager- NCD Alliance

  • Location: سويس
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:
  • Are you a successful negotiator and networker with a strong track record of cultivating and managing partnerships?
  • Do you have a passion for global health and development, improving the lives of people everywhere, and holding governments accountable for their commitments?
  • Would you like to be part of a dynamic, and impactful global NGO seeking to ensure people everywhere can enjoy a life free from preventable suffering and death due to noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lung disease and mental health conditions?

NCD Alliance are looking for a Partnerships & Membership Manager to join our dynamic team of 23 staff located across 3 offices (Geneva, London, and New York). The Partnerships and Membership team encompasses 5 staff members. The Manager will report to NCDA Partnerships and Membership Director, and will line manage one officer.

The Partnerships and Membership Manager will support the strategic growth of NCDA’s partnerships and membership in line with NCDA’s new strategy 2021-2026. The role will be responsible for sup-porting NCDA’s strategic engagement with NGOs and overseeing the delivery of related work plans, key activities and products (including via NCDA’s Supporters Group), supporting membership outreach strategies and delivery, reporting and M&E processes and business development.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates passionate about global health and multisectoral action to work for a respected civil society organisation and engage with a range of stakeholders such as corporates, foundations, government agencies, development agencies and NGOs.

Submitted on شنبه 26th نوومبر 2022 - 13:49

Substance Use & Mental Health Counsellor

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

Responsibilities for a Counsellor include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating and communicating the core values of Better Life Partners
  • Facilitating group therapy sessions for Better Life Partners members
  • Familiarising with and utilizing Better Life Partners evidence-based curriculum guides and training
  • Providing detailed feedback and maintaining clinical progress notes on members
  • Counseling one-on-one with members, when deemed necessary
  • Participating in Better Life Partners’, community research and public health partners’ research and data collection efforts
  • Formulating and maintaining treatment plans for each member served
  • Collaborating with community partners and Better Life Partners providers on case management and care coordination efforts
  • Adhering to professional and ethical work standards, enforcing appropriate counsellor/client boundaries
  • Managing group dynamics and problem behaviour with strong, professional judgment and in a way that does not jeopardise group integrity
  • Maintaining compliance with federal, state and local regulations for licensing and billing purposes
  • Attending and engaging in regular training, company meetings, monthly counsellor consultation, and supervision as necessary

Qualifications for a Counsellor:

  • Graduate degree in mental health, social work, psychology, addictions or related field
  • ME License as LADC, LMHC, LCMHC, LCPC, LCSW or LICSW; or dual LADC + LCSW licensure
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working with substance use or related field
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel periodically within ME
Submitted on پنجشنبه 17th نوومبر 2022 - 11:44

Licensed/License Eligible Outpatient Clinician (LMHP/LMHP-E)

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

 

Position Summary:

The Licensed/License Eligible Outpatient Clinician (LMHP/LMHP-E) will assess the needs of individuals referred to the program and use information obtained to develop and implement appropriate treatment approaches and counseling support services. These services include developing individual treatment plans, conducting assessments, providing counseling services, and educating individuals on available community resources.

Required Education and Experience for Clinician – LMHP

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and licensure in the State of Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
  • One year of program-specific work experience or relevant education, which indicates the individual possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Required Education and Experience for Clinician – LMHP-E

  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling for clinical supervision working toward licensure.
  • One year experience working with identified population served preferred. Eligible to register as an LMHPE with the VA Board of Counseling within three months of hire.
Submitted on پنجشنبه 17th نوومبر 2022 - 11:39

Therapist

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

 

Do you have experience treating Substance Use Disorder?

There are immediate openings for Therapist at Cornerstone of Recovery.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Help provide and maintain a therapeutic community for clients.
  • Maintain training requirements as defined by Cornerstone Policy, the Joint Commission and TN State Licensure.
  • Maintain patient safety at all times. Monitor and assess patients for suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Complete CSSRS, personal safety plan and risk assessment as warranted.
  • Coordinate weekly or biweekly treatment team meetings with program staff.
  • Assist in formulating a diagnostic summary identifying special issues, problems and co-morbidity through review of assessments.
  • Initiate the referral process as needed based on the need for psychiatric services, specialty groups and address special needs related to referral contact.
  • Develop treatment plans and treatment summaries weekly and or biweekly based on diagnostic summary findings.
  • Individual therapy weekly (residential) or biweekly (IOP) based on individual need to address treatment progress, review of treatment plan, and psychological issues.
  • Conduct Individual and family therapy weekly and or biweekly. Schedule patient and family for family fundamentals weekend.
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate assigned groups per week including specialty groups DBT, Anxiety Management, Anger Management, Pain management, Mindfulness and Accudetox, veterans, Wings, Impaired Professionals, and Group therapy.
  • Coordinate weekly or biweekly referral source contact and update and discharge conferences.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills
  • The ability to work effectively with others from various backgrounds
  • Must have a good clinical and assessment knowledge in the field of addictions and psychiatric disorders.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the 12 steps of recovery and the ability to implement it into the treatment process of our patients
  • Comprehensive understanding of Schema Therapy and the ability to implement it into the treatment of our patients
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 4 days per month (one Saturday and/or Sunday per month), in order to sustain PRN Status

 

Education:

  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy, or related field.
Submitted on پنجشنبه 17th نوومبر 2022 - 11:19

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

SUMMARY

Maintains communication with other members of the chemical dependency treatment team.

Acts as Case Manager for patients, functioning as a social worker when necessary to prepare patients for discharge.

Counsels patients on an individual basis.

Conducts group therapy as primary facilitator.

Prepares Master Treatment Plans, Psychosocial interview forms and meaningful Aftercare Plans in concert with the needs of the patient.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in counselling, psychology, education, social work or other behavioural science curriculum, Master’s Degree preferred, or have earned a Pennsylvania Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (C.A.D.C.) certification prior to the degree requirement.

Must have a certification in the counselling field, preferably C.A.D.C. through the Pennsylvania Certification Board, or if degreed, be able to pursue and achieve certification within two years of hire with acquired hours of employment.

A minimum of one (1) year of counselling experience, where this is designated within the employment history job description, preferably with drug and alcohol treatment populations. Therapeutic Support Staff (T.S.S.) does not qualify toward this experience.

Must have knowledge and understanding of the 12-step recovery Program.

Must have the written and verbal communication skills necessary to effectively and accurately interact with other members of the multidisciplinary/ healthcare team, as well as referral sources, 12-step support groups, and patients and their significant others. A basic knowledge of local social service agencies is recommended.

Current BLS Healthcare Provider card.

Submitted on پنجشنبه 17th نوومبر 2022 - 11:10

Research Fellow- University of Stirling

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The Post

This is a newly established post-doctoral fellowship at the ISMH, University of Stirling. They are seeking a full-time research fellow to work on a portfolio of research in the area of tobacco control, tobacco harm reduction and e-cigarette marketing. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world-leading Institute carrying out high-profile public health research on marketing, behaviour change and policies to prevent non-communicable diseases. The post-holder will work in collaboration with the principal investigators. More than one appointment may be made subject to available funding and suitable candidates.

Description of Duties 

The successful candidate will provide input across a number of studies funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research, Cancer Research UK, and the Department of Health and Social Care, for example:

  • a trial exploring the effects of e-cigarettes compared with usual care for quitting smoking when offered at homeless centres, including process evaluation of the trial;
  • a study exploring young people’s responses to e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing products and their marketing;
  • a study testing the optimal design of tobacco pack inserts and dissuasive cigarette sticks.
Submitted on چهارشنبه 16th نوومبر 2022 - 09:24

Tenure Track Fellow in Psychology

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The University of Liverpool is offering an exciting opportunity for an early career candidate with a quantitative research background in psychology, public health or the behavioural sciences. The post will entail leading collaborative research with the University of Oxford and partners as part of the new NIHR funded Biomedical Research Unit ‘Preventing multiple morbidities: co-designing interventions for the whole population and focused interventions for individuals with mental illnesses. The programme of research aims to reduce premature morbidity and mortality and narrow health inequalities by:

  • Working with the public and policymakers to co-design and test policy and general population interventions to prevent non-communicable diseases (NCD) by changing behaviours of relevance to health (e.g. food choice, alcohol consumption).
  • Co-designing and testing preventative interventions for individuals with mental illness that respond to their social exclusion and neuropsychological difficulties and intervene on the big four preventable risk factors (smoking, diet and obesity, and physical activity).
Submitted on چهارشنبه 16th نوومبر 2022 - 09:20

Executive Officer, Office of Management, Technology and Operations (OMTO)

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Monitoring
  • Closing date:

Summary

The mission of the Office of Management, Technology and Operations (OMTO) is to serve as a Customer Service Center of Excellence by working in partnership with SAMHSA and HHS to manage, provide leadership, and ensure SAMHSA's needs are met. Develop policies for analysis, performance measurement, and improvement of SAMHSA's administrative systems. Provide technical expertise for the IT program, integrated administrative services, integrated staff assistance and office automation services.

Duties

ABOUT THE POSITION

Provides leadership and strategic direction in the formulation of operational and management policies, assure proper development, execution, coordination of SAMHSA's management, administrative functions, Information Technology (IT), and human capital management. Ensure efficient and effective administrative operations and resolving major problems on matters of key administrative policy, so that Government resources are efficiently and effectively managed.

Responsible for creation and implementation of a multi-year Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan, as well as monitoring the Agency's performance and progress in this area. Leverage best practices for green purchasing, the reduction of energy consumption and resource dedication to those initiatives. Oversee the Information Technology (IT) functions of the agency, including IT budgeting, strategic planning, Enterprise Architecture, and Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC).

Develop and apply creative workforce management policies and programs that positively influence the ability of staff members to deliver high quality products and services. Determine the need for and select key professional staff necessary for the administration of the Agency.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This employer participates in the E-Verify Program.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability determinations.
  • Position requires the completion of a public financial disclosure report.
  • Must complete a one (1) year probationary period, if not previously completed.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test; random testing after appointment.
  • This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM. ECQ's will be required before appointment.
  • Executive qualifications must be approved by OPM before appointment can be effected. If you are selected, you will be responsible for working with an HHS Executive Consultant, or QRB Writer to develop an ECQ narrative for submission to OPM.
  • You must meet the qualification requirements of this position no later than the closing date of the job opportunity announcement.

Qualifications

As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory/Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state and local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organisations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors will automatically exclude you from further consideration.

All candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the Fundamental Competencies, five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs), listed below. It is recommended that your resume emphasise levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments and results.

 

Submitted on دوشنبه 31st اکتوبر 2022 - 14:24

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in evidence-informed health decision making in LMICs

  • Location: Norway
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The postdoctoral fellowship position is a temporary position where the main goal is to qualify for work in senior academic positions.  

We have a vacancy at the Department of Health Sciences in Ålesund (IHA) for a postdoctoral research fellow in the field of evidence-informed health decision making in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The period of employment is for three years (100%).


The position is linked to the three-year interdisciplinary Global Evidence, Local Adaptation (GELA) project. Funded by the European and Developing Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) of the European Union, GELA aims to increase decision makers’ capacity to use global research evidence to develop locally relevant clinical practice guidelines for newborn and child health in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa. NTNU is a partner in this project and Prof. Simon Lewin represents the Department of Health Sciences in this project.

The GELA project will support health decision makers in Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa, and will build on and add value to the large-scale programme of global child health clinical practice guideline development lead by the World Health Organization (WHO). The project will support adaptation and implementation in the three partners countries of WHO guidelines, in collaboration with national ministries and the WHO Afro regional office.

GELA partners will conduct systematic reviews relevant to these guidelines; explore guideline panelists’ experiences with reading and using evidence from systematic reviews of qualitative evidence; and evaluate the impacts of the project on evidence-informed decision making and guideline adaptation processes.

GELA is coordinated by the South African Medical Research Council and includes partners from NTNU, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Western Norway University of Applied Science, Stellenbosch University (South Africa), Cochrane Nigeria at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (Malawi), Cochrane and the Stiftelsen MAGIC Evidence Ecosystem (Norway).

The candidate’s main place of work will be NTNU in Ålesund, Norway but she/he may also spend time at GELA partner institutions during the postdoctoral fellowship.

The candidate should begin by 1 February 2023.

Submitted on دوشنبه 31st اکتوبر 2022 - 14:06