Careers

At Heartland Center for Behavioral Change, we believe that providing the highest quality of services is only possible by attracting people who are genuinely interested in making a difference in the lives of others. We believe that our staff is our most important resource, and we provide rewarding work and competitive salaries and benefits. We support a culture that values excellence, professionalism, integrity, diversity and teamwork. We value and celebrate our differences, which include but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, language, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, literacy, gender, sexual orientation, mobility, abilities and belief systems.

Heartland Center is always looking for experienced and compassionate individuals to join our team. Please send resumes to careers@heartlandcbc.org Please click on each link to learn more and apply online.

Current Openings:

CASE MANAGER (RRC):
This is a responsible position providing case management services to offenders assigned to a residential program. The case manager provides support and structure to residents throughout their program assignment. S/he conducts assessments of offenders and develops individualized program plans for offenders. The case manager assists each offender in achieving the measurable goals of the plan, updates it when necessary, prepares reports of progress and communicates significant offender issues to the supervisor. Work is performed under supervision and reviewed through direct observation, reports, and staff conferences. Learn more.

LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (LMHP):
The Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) is part of a multi-disciplinary team rendering care and services to persons receiving addiction treatment. The LMHP conducts assessments of persons who are seeking services, and provides a multi-axis diagnosis or diagnostic impression as part of the assessment report. Learn more.

NURSES (LPN, RN, APRN):
This is practical nursing work in the care and treatment of consumers in an outpatient setting. An employee in this class performs practical nursing duties under the direction of a registered nurse. This individual will be work closely with Community Support Specialists and Outreach Workers. Learn more.

SECURITY OFFICER, CORRECTIONAL TRANSITION UNIT (CTU):
This is entry level security work at a residential center for offenders. The security officer provides order, safety, and security of the Center during the assigned shift, following operating procedures. S/he is expected to follow offender accountability instructions and to conduct such activities as: searches, counts, control of movement, monitoring and reporting resident behavior, implementing a behavior management system, verifying the location of residents as required, preparing reports, and the administration of the breathalyzer and urinalysis testing program. This position is expected to work independently, under general supervision. Learn more.

SECURITY OFFICER, RESIDENTIAL RE-ENTRY CENTER (RRC):
This is advanced security work in a large residential center. The security officer provides order, safety, and security of the Center during the assigned shift, following complex operating procedures. S/he is expected to follow offender accountability instructions and to conduct such activities as: searches, counts, control of movement, monitoring and reporting resident behavior, implementing a behavior management system, verifying the location of residents as required, preparing reports, and the administration of the breathalyzer and urinalysis testing program. This position is expected to work independently, under general supervision. Learn more.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
This is clerical support work performing routine established procedures. Work may include compiling, processing and maintaining records, entering and retrieving information, serving as an office receptionist, collecting and distributing mail and messages, typing memos correspondence, reports, and administrating breathalyzer and urinalysis test, and other general clerical duties to support the administrative functions of the office. Learn more.

DETOX ATTENDANT:
This is responsible, paraprofessional work in the supervision and care of consumers who evidence chemical dependency or substance abuse problems. Consumers are assigned to a medically monitored inpatient detoxification program. It is the responsibility of the attendant to ensure that established procedures and program guidelines are followed and to assist consumers as they begin their recovery efforts. Learn more.

MAINTENANCE WORKER:
This is varied and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. An employee
in this class performs manual and semi-skilled maintenance work in several facilities. Assignments may
include routine preventive maintenance and performing semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair
of buildings, grounds and equipment. Duties are performed according to specific instructions from the
Maintenance Manager. Learn more.

URINALYSIS TECH-MALE:
This is clerical support work performing routine established procedures. Work may include compiling, processing and maintaining records, entering and retrieving information, serving as an office receptionist, collecting and distributing mail and messages, typing memos correspondence, reports, and administrating breathalyzer and urinalysis test, and other general clerical duties to support the administrative functions of the office. Learn more.

ASSISTANT SHIFT SUPERVISOR, CORRECTIONAL TRANSITION UNIT (CTU):
This is responsible entry level security work at a residential center for offenders. The assistant shift supervisor relieves and assists the supervisor in maintaining the order, safety, and security of the Program. S/he is expected to implement the security practices by supervising security officers. The assistant supervisor relieves or assists in providing appropriate instruction and assistance to officers who conduct activities that include: searches, counts, control of movement, monitoring resident behavior, implementing a behavior management system, verifying the location of residents as required, preparing reports, and the administration of the breathalyzer and urinalysis testing program. This position is expected to work independently, under the general supervision of the shift supervisor. Learn more.

PROGRAM MANAGER, SW MISSOURI CSTAR (SPR, BRA, BOL, & SEY):
This is administrative and management work that involves managing, planning, analyzing and coordinating the activities of substance use disorder treatment programs. The Program Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating a comprehensive treatment program for adults who suffer from substance use disorders. Duties include managing in compliance with legal requirements and regulations, implementing policies and procedures, managing program activities, supervising staff, and ensuring that effective services are provided. Considerable effort is directed at maintaining compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements including accreditation and certification requirements. Direction is received from an administrative superior who reviews work through direct supervision, reports and evaluation of operational results; however, the employee is expected to exercise considerable initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assignments and has program management and decision making authority. Learn more.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR:
This is a responsible position delivering substance abuse treatment services to consumers who suffer from substance abuse problems in an outpatient treatment setting.  The work assignment may be at a single location or at multiple treatment sites and involve travel.
An employee in this class provides counseling and guidance to assist consumers in their personal recovery process including addressing such clinical issues as overcoming denial, recognizing feelings and behavior, encouraging personal responsibility, and constructively using leisure time.  Duties may include some or all of the following:  Screening, intake, assessment, orientation, treatment planning, facilitating group education or counseling sessions, individual counseling, case management, crisis intervention, referral, reporting and record keeping, and consultation.  All work is in accordance with the requirements of the Missouri Division of Behavioral Health and CARF accreditation, and other applicable contractual agencies.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a program manager or counselor supervisor and reviewed through direct observation, reports and staff conferences.Learn more.

CUSTODIAN:
This position is responsible for the general maintenance and sanitation in a residential facility. The custodian ensures that the facility is clean, orderly, and sanitary, and that needed repairs are completed or reported to the agency maintenance unit. The custodian receives specific instructions and general supervision in the performance of responsibilities. Work is subject to inspection upon completion.Learn more.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

Heartland Center does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.