Counseling Careers at Elk River

Our Quality Staff is Our Greatest Asset

We are always looking for compassionate, caring people, ready to make a difference in a teenager's life

Careers Available with Elk River Treatment Program

Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) provides evidenced-based, therapeutic treatment and education in a safe, residential setting. Our typical patient is between the ages of 12 and 18 and have been challenged with behavior, learning or mental health difficulties at home and/or school. These problems are sometimes intensified by alcohol and/or substance abuse and fall under a dual diagnosis. ERTP’s caring, professional staff assists young people in identifying and correcting self-defeating behaviors and destructive decision-making. It's an extremely rewarding career that presents life-changing transformations in a relatively short period of time.

If you are considering a career in adolescent counseling, education or nursing, please complete our Employment Application and/or send us your resume. Qualified individuals must pass federal, state and local screenings before entering employment. Regardless if your specialty is listed below or not, we continually evaluate our needs for quality employees and will contact you should an opportunity become available.

Unless otherwise instructed, please email resumes to [email protected] or you may fax your resume to 256-518-9941. We offer a competitive salary, full medical and dental benefits. 401K options available after one year of employment. We are currently seeking:

Supervisor - Direct Care Staff

The Direct Care Supervisor is responsible for oversight, supervision, and guidance of direct care staff at our 60- bed residential treatment program for adolescents. The Supervisor is responsible for assisting the implementation of the behavior management system, the daily schedule, and safety of the program.  Supervisors carry out all job responsibilities with fidelity and accountability to the Mission, Vision, Values, Guiding Principles, and Strategic Plan of Elk River Treatment Program. The ideal candidate will have experience in residential treatment and supervision.  

Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in the treatment industry and one year supervisory experience.  A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Services field is preferred. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervision of the direct care staff in a residential, therapeutic program for boys and girls, ages 12 – 18, with emotional, behavioral, psychiatric and substance abuse issues.
  • Responsible for assisting in the training and supervision of direct care staff.
  • Promotes health, safety and confidentiality of individuals served.    
  • Responsible for assisting with the implementation of the behavioral management system, daily schedule and supervision of residents.
  • Provides on call and emergency response support.

Youth Behavioral Health Specialist

Transform lives and become a role model to boys and girls ages 12 - 18 while receiving some of the best training in the industry. As a youth behavioral health specialist, you will support our young clients by overseeing the implementation of individualized treatment plans, ensuring that residents are safe at all times and supervise daily activities to ensure proper coordination of residents' routines and initiatives.

Requirements: Bachelors level degree in Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, or related field. Training/ benefits/Proven history of excellent staff retention.

Youth Behavioral Health Specialist/Night Shift

We are seeking highly motivated, energetic and qualified staff for the night shift of our residential therapeutic program for adolescents. Shifts are from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Requirements: High School Diploma. Training provided. Proven history of excellent staff retention.

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