Manor, TX
Salary: $14.00 /hour

Sage Recovery Villa is a 35-day, 15-bed residential treatment center for adults struggling with substance use and co-occurring mental health issues. This luxury treatment center is located on 24-acres of countryside estate, just east of Austin, in Manor, TX.

Sage Recovery Villa is seeking part-time and full-time Behavioral Health Technicians to oversee the safety and well-being of clients and ensure adherence of clients to treatment programming and scheduling.

Position summary

Behavioral Health Technicians are responsible for around-the-clock supervision and care of clients, maintaining client adherence to treatment and focus on non-clinical treatment goals. They will monitor self-administration of medications and urinalysis collection, document observation of client behavior, and maintain a welcoming, nonjudgmental environment that encourages and supports clients in their recovery.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitors and documents client behavior and activity during shift; observes for signs of injury, illness, emotional distress, or other conditions requiring medical attention; communicates client status to clinical team and incoming technicians
  • Provides client orientation upon admission
  • Supervises client adherence to programming schedule
  • Conducts routine client and property screens as well as daily safety and compliance inspections
  • Collects client UA samples
  • Monitors client self-administration of medication; maintains medication records and inventory
  • Leads daily house meeting to facilitate discussion and conflict resolution of the milieu
  • Transports clients to and from recovery meetings and scheduled outings
  • Document completion and scanning, insurance claim submission, and additional administrative tasks
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assist in answering phones
  • Exhibits an open-mind approach to support client focus on recovery and utilization of coping skills
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, clean and positive environment for clients and staff; exhibits model behavior for other technicians, demonstrating self-control and sound judgement at all times
  • Applies crisis intervention techniques per company guidelines in stressful, volatile situations with or between clients
  • Follows emergency protocol and procedures, initiating if necessary
  • Maintains professional boundaries with staff/clients and upholds client confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines
  • Upholds the mission, values, policies and spirit of Sage Recovery Villa
  • Related tasks as assigned by Residential Services Manager

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office/Outlook preferred
  • Working knowledge of substance use and mental health, including an understanding of 12-Step and 12-Step alternative programming
  • Interest and/or knowledge of substance use disorders and mental health
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and clean driving record; driver must be able to be insured for company vehicle

Education & Qualification:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in residential treatment environment, a plus
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified upon or within 90 days of hire

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20lbs at a time
  • Must be able to stand, walk and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Must be able to drive a passenger van 
  • Must complete all required training within 90 days of hire


Possible shifts are :1st 6:30 am-3:00 pm, 2nd: 2:30 pm-11 pm, 3rd: 10:30 pm-7:00 am; 7 days a week. Must be able to work weekends and all shifts depending on need of the facility.

Sage Recovery Villa is an equal opportunity employer.

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