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LSW/LPC substance use disorder counselor

WestCare, an international behavioral health organization, seeks candidates to fill current openings for Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Social Workers at Sheridan Correctional Center, located in Sheridan, Illinois.

WestCare provides staff members with valuable experience working with a diverse population in a team-oriented environment.

Hiring Company: WestCare
Location: Sheridan, IL

Sheridan is easily accessible from Joliet, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Oswego, DeKalb, Morris and surrounding areas.

Responsibilities and Duties
WestCare believes that the essential qualifications of staff providing treatment services include their ability to develop effective correctional counseling relationships, demonstrated by establishing high-quality empathetic relationships with clients and modeling anti-criminal and pro-social expressions. WestCare’s counselors are selected for their ability to facilitate positive change in clients.

WestCare will provide all new staff members with training to strengthen their ability to use motivational approaches and develop therapeutic relationships. Essential duties of the counselor include: Delivery of individual and group counseling services, preparation of individual needs assessment for each participant; and the preparation of a detailed specific services/treatment plan on each participant on his/her case load. Ongoing training will be provided to all staff to ensure optimum program operations.

Requirements/Qualifications: Successfully pass an IDOC background check. Master’s degree required.
Salary: $34,000–$42,000
Contact Name: MaryBeth O’Hara
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone Number: (815) 496-2181
Other information: please also apply to requisition 2347 at

WestCare offers a generous employee benefit plan. Additional information can be found on our website at

WestCare is an equal opportunity employer