PT Group Specialist – SLC

Location: Salt Lake City

HOUSE OF HOPE IS AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION AND WILL NOT CLOSE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.  As a substance use treatment facility, we are critical to the public health and safety of women and children throughout Utah. We are looking for dependable workers dedicated to rebuilding lives, strengthening families, and empowering women even during difficult times. House of Hope is dedicated to health and safety of our employees. We endeavor to provide all preventative safety measures and establish strict sanitation protocols in accordance to the Utah Department of Health.

Have you been considering going into social work, women’s services or working for a non-profit? House of Hope, established in 1946, specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders and family reunification for women and children (ages birth to eight) is seeking a mature, self-motivated, nurturing women to mentor mothers as a Group Specialist. This position is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy the challenge and growth from working closely with groups of people who are trying to make positive life changes. House of Hope has a dynamic team of clinicians and support staff dedicated to helping families overcome addiction and is the oldest substance abuse program in Utah. Clinical supervision, curriculum and training provided.

Status: Part Time

See if these primary duties match your interests and experience:
-Conduct groups for women in substance use disorder treatment (residential and outpatient) on topics concerning recovery from addiction, such as relapse prevention, healthy pro-social behaviors, relationship enhancement, conflict resolution and other social, emotional, and mental health topics pivotal to stabilization and recovery
-Actively and creatively facilitate group topics to motivate women to gain insight into negative behavior patterns and self-defeating actions and then to acquire new behavioral and cognitive skills to promote positive change.

-Has a four-year degree

-Someone with a current or is working towards social service (SSW) license or substance abuse license (SUDC, CSUDC, ASUDC)-Can engage with women from diverse backgrounds with empathy and various learning styles

-Has a basic understanding of human behavior, addiction, group dynamics, and women’s issues

-Has assertive communication skills and great with stress management

Agency Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • This is a non-smoking worksite.
  • Must have a flu shot before hire and COVID-19 vaccination when available.
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check and drug test.
  • If in recovery, must have at least two years of sobriety.
  • Must have own personal reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.

Hours: Up to 28 hours/week, Tuesday – Friday, 1 pm – 5 pm, mandatory training 2nd Monday of each month 2 pm – 4 pm.

Wage: $14-16/hour, DOE. 401(k) dollar for dollar match up to 5% after one year with vesting schedule, employee recognition and other incentives are available.

House of Hope is a non-profit organization providing addiction recovery and behavioral health services to help women rebuild their lives and strengthen their families at seven facilities in SLC and Provo.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Please include job title you are applying for with all contact! Thank you!