Direct Care Staff (PRN) - Buda, TX

Austin Recovery provides effective and compassionate drug and alcohol treatment since 1967. We are currently seeking Direct Care Staff members to work various shifts as needed (PRN) at our Hicks Family Ranch facility in Buda, TX.

All Austin Recovery properties are tobacco free environments, anyone who accepts an offer of employment will not be allowed to use tobacco products on any of the properties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor clients during non-structured intervals, promoting and ensuring client safety at all times.
  • Organize and monitor recreation and physical fitness activities.
  • Monitor in-house meetings, such as study groups and client interactions.
  • Facilitates Step Study Lessons.
  • Performs administrative, clerical and housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Facilitate client’s self-administration of medication and reconcile medication inventories.
  • Perform all driving functions for the department.
  • Transports clients to & from designated locations.
  • Run errands in support of administrative, clinical, and direct care staff.
  • Document client information in appropriate treatment system.
  • Communicate client behavior/interaction with counseling staff/coordinators.
  • Transport clients to and from appointments and meetings.
  • Respond to problems and crisis according to facility procedures and behavior management guidelines.
  • Perform related tasks as assigned by Program Coordinator


  • A Working knowledge of 12-Step Support Groups (A.A./N.A.)
  • Interest and knowledge in Chemical Dependency.
  • Ability to model appropriate boundaries.
  • A valid Texas Drivers License and a clean driving record.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field preferred
  • High School diploma or G.E.D Required
  • Must be Red Cross CPR/First Aid certified upon hire or within 2 weeks of hire.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Must be able to drive a van

Please click this link to apply: Direct Care Staff (PRN) - Buda, TX. EOE.