Professionals Helping the Citizens of San Juan County


435 - 678 - 2992

–Positions Currently Open–


 Recovery Support Coordinator


San Juan Counseling is seeking to fill a full-time Recovery Support Coordinator position with benefits to work in Blanding.


JOB DESCRIPTION:  A Recovery Support Coordinator works directly with people in addiction treatment or recovery that are involved in the justice system.  The coordinator will work with providers to engage resources and achieve coordination of care for a client.  Provides direct client services by screening for program eligibility, maintaining close contact with clients, coordinating recovery support services, and linking them with community resources.  Monitors the effectiveness of recovery support services, documents case records, and evaluate needs of program.  This position would at times require working in the county jail to assist with transition into the community. 


REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants need to be understanding and empathic to client needs, have a High School Diploma or equivalent, current Utah Driver’s License and pass a background investigation.  Must be able to understand professional ethics and boundaries in the human service field.  Must have good computer, writing and telephone skills.  Must have above average problem solving skills and conflict resolution abilities.  Must be a self-starter and a quick learner.  Full-time applicant must work 40 hours per week usually between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, although the position may require some flexibility in hours.  


PAY SCHEDULE:   Beginning salary entry level: Step 28 ($12.04/hr) or Step 37 ($15.06) SSW required.  Benefits Include health and dental insurance (no cost to employee), Retirement Package, 401k, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.


CLOSING DATE:  Position open until July 31, 2017.


APPLICATION PROCESS:   Complete application form 305, available at San Juan Counseling or Utah Department of Workforce Services.   Submit completed application form and resume to San Juan Counseling (356 South Main, Blanding, Utah).   For additional information call Tammy Squires at (435)678-2992.




Mental Health / Substance Abuse Therapist


San Juan Mental Health/Substance Abuse Special Service District (San Juan Counseling/SJC) is seeking to fill a full time master’s level mental health and/or substance abuse professional position at the San Juan Counseling Center in Blanding, Utah.   We are a community mental health and substance abuse center with offices in Blanding and Montezuma Creek, Utah.


This position is eligible for an initial $5,000 sign-on bonus.


JOB DESCRIPTION:  Individual & Family Psychotherapist. 

SJC is looking for a highly motivated professional to provide outpatient mental health and substance abuse services.  Clinicians would provide evaluations, individual, and group outpatient services for adults, youth children and families based on professional experience, expertise and interest.  On-call after-hours crisis response on rotating basis.  Enter accurate and timely documentation into electronic health record to support individual treatment plans, billing, and data collection.


REQUIREMENTS: Must have a Master’s degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy or related field and be licensed in the State of Utah as an Ph.D., LCSW, LCMHC or MFT. Candidate must have excellent computer skills.


This position may be under filled with a CSW.  We offer free supervision towards licensure.


 PAY SCHEDULE/BENEFITS:   Entry level: Step 59 ($26.43/hr) with full licensure, Step 53 ($22.60/hr) without full licensure, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Retirement Package, 401k, vacation and sick leave.  Paid continuing education and associated leave. $5000 signing bonus for two-year work agreement.

*This position qualifies for the National Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.  It has a HPSA score of 15.  For more information, please visit their website:


CLOSING DATE:  Position will be open until filled.


APPLICATION PROCESS:   Please complete application form 305 available from San Juan Counseling or the Utah Department of Workforce Services.   Submit completed application form and CV/resume to San Juan Counseling (356 South Main, Blanding, Utah, 84511) or email to  For additional information call 435 678-2992.


For clinical questions contact Ryan Heck (clinical director) at 435 678-2992 or

For general information contact Tammy Squires (director) at 435 678-2992 or