Job Opening at Grace House

Announcement Date:  January 6,   2012 Location: Memphis,TN
Position Title:  Primary   Residential  Counselor Department:  Primary House Program
Reports to:  Director of   Clinical Services Days/Hours:  Mon-Fri, 40 Hours   per Week

Shift:  3-11

Salary:  Determined based on   education & experience Deadline to Apply:  February 3,   2012



Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deliver counseling and group services to women with alcohol, drugs, or co-occurring disorders in a structured treatment program (ASAM Level III.5 & III.3).
  • Provide case management to special needs and homeless population.
  • Be responsible for overseeing the needs of the facility as far as housekeeping, food service, maintenance needs.
  • Monitor clients and assist in day to day operations of the house.
  • Reports and Recordkeeping




  • College degree in a social science field.
  • LADAC in the state of Tennessee, or other licensing (LAPSW, LCSW, LMSW,etc.).
  • Experience working with co-occurring population.
  • Prefer experience in a residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps.  Prefer a minimum of 5 years of personal experience with a minimum of 3 years continuous sobriety. Experience may substitute for some education.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills.  Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet use.
  • Motivated to carry out directives with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of community resources and case management experience.
  • Understand and practice various therapeutic approaches to counseling and case management.
  • A positive, professional demeanor and maturity; the ability to deal with clients, the public and co-workers; exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Submit a criminal background check, and must not currently be under supervision of the courts.



Please email or fax a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to:

Dr. Selena Smith at

or fax to:  901-722-9023/901-276-2938

Grace House’s mission is to provide the highest quality of care possible to women who are experiencing major life problems due to substance use disorders or co-occurring disorders in an environment that preserves and promotes the dignity of the woman served without regard to race, color, creed, gender, economic or social circumstances, or sexual orientation, or national origin. No woman is denied treatment because of a lack of resources.  Grace House of Memphis is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, and a United Way agency.  We are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, and accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.                                         

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