Job Opportunities at Headrest

Job Opportunities at Headrest2020-12-16T21:16:45+00:00

Job Opportunities at Headrest

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PT Hotline Counselor2020-12-16T21:16:12+00:00

Headrest is looking for a PT HOTLINE COUNSELOR! Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Cameron Ford, at

Brief Position Description:
The Hotline Counselor advances Headrest’s mission and vision by providing crisis intervention, suicide prevention services, and information and referral through the 24/7 Crisis Hotline (1-800-273-TALK). This position also provides support to the counseling and residential program.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Provide active listening, information and referral and intervention services to all callers, residents and walk-ins as appropriate
  • Review previous contacts and conduct follow-ups as necessary
  • Conduct phone screenings for individuals seeking other Headrest services
    Counseling and Residential Program Support
  • Participate in regular building safety measures including: fire drills, nightly resident check-ins
  • Complete intake form for residential and counseling services
  • Schedule Outpatient Counseling appointments
  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation of all client contact according to Headrest procedures
  • Functions as a receptionist for the agency including granting access to visitors, sending and receiving mail/packages on behalf of the organization.


  • Previous experience in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, addictions treatment or other human services field preferred, but not required
  • Completion of the Hotline Training Program or evidence of equivalent training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to climb stairs (safety drills, etc); lift and carry up to 25 pounds

Salary Level and Exempt Status:
This is a non-exempt PT (or per diem) position with a starting hourly wage of $14 depending upon related professional experience.

FT MLADC/LADC2020-12-16T21:13:26+00:00

Job Description
Headrest has a great opportunity for a Master’s level Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC) or a Bachelors level Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor in Lebanon, NH location. The MLADC/LADC promotes and provides clinical health interventions related to substance use disorders. If interested, send resume and cover letter to Cameron Ford, Executive Director of Headrest, at


  • Facilitate Intensive outpatient groups, weekly individual sessions and facilitate the NH Impaired Driver Care Management Program
  • Case Management needs as they arise in client’s care.
  • Collaborate with outside agency, probation/parole, and family members.
  • Establish/Maintain up to date records and an active case load as assigned by the Clinical Director.


  • Be licensed by the New Hampshire Board for Alcohol and other drug Use Professionals or licensed eligible.
  • Have a degree in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Addictions, Human Services or other equitable degree.
  • Attention to detail and proficient with computer software and well organized.
  • Be able to function independently and as a team.
  • Adhere to agency standards and confidentiality laws.

Job Type: Full-time
License required: • MLADC/LADC

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