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  • Organization:

    Westover Treatment Centre

    City and Province:

    Thamesville, ON

    Job Position:

    Addiction Worker

    Open Date:

    2022-09-12

    Details:

    Responsible for the welfare of clients, security of the treatment centre and administration of any emergencies during the evening, weekend, and night shifts. Under the direction of the Program Director in counselling duties and maintains relevant records.

    Core Competencies:
    • Presents a positive and professional image at all times
    • Good time management and quality orientation
    • High level of discretion and confidentiality
    • Self-motivated, self reliant and flexible
    • Good problem solving, sound judgement and decision making
    • Accountability, dependability, ethical
    • Good communication skills
    • Sound leadership, staff management skills
    • Energy
    • Enforcing Rules and Regulations
    • Mediating and Negotiating
    • Coaching and Mentoring
    • Teamwork

    Job Duties:
    • Consistently enforces all client-related policies and procedures.
    • Consults with staff from previous shift and next shift for instructions and reminders.
    • Makes notations in the Communication Log and the Client Observation Book (C.O.B.) of all pertinent information of happenings and activities pertaining to the clients.
    • Oversees the scheduled activities of the clients.
    • At set medication times or as prescribed, retrieves medication from locked safekeeping, puts proper amount of medication into a paper cup from the container and gives to the client and observes prescribed dosage being taken. Makes proper recording in the Medication Record.
    • Answers telephones and passes along messages as required.
    • Handles crisis calls in accordance with Addiction Assistance criteria and completes appropriate records.
    • Assists with follow-up calls for clients and families.
    • Makes regular rounds for security and safety, inside and out.
    • Teaches scheduled sessions.
    • Facilitates Weekend Program which includes the delivery of lectures, introduction and presentation of assigned videos and facilitating group discussions.
    Requirements:
    • Addiction counselling training and/or a thorough knowledge of chemical and/co-dependency. Experience in dealing with alcoholics/addicts and co-dependent clients.
    • Working toward Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (C.C.A.C and/or I.C.A.D.C.) or related certificate.
    • A sound knowledge of various therapeutic addiction counselling theories and practices is required, especially in the areas of clinical evaluation of alcohol and drug issues, treatment planning, counselling, education and prevention, documentation and professional and ethical standards.
    • Culturally sensitive.
    • Able to deal pleasantly and effectively with a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations.
    • Computer literacy skills in including Word, Excel, e-mail, CATALYST
    • Sound knowledge of the following techniques is required: crisis intervention, anger diffusion, conflict intervention and resolution.
    • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act, the Child and Family Services Act and adherence to ethical and professional standards of conduct is required.
    • Demonstrated ability to assist clients, family members with concern and empathy; respecting their confidentiality and privacy and communicating in a courteous and respectful manner.
    • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Maintains current first aid certification.
    • Interacts with residents, family members, staff and visitors.



  • Organization:

    Valiant Behavioural Health Ottawa

    City and Province:

    Ottawa, ON

    Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor

    Open Date:

    2022-08-22

    Details:

    Valiant Behavioural Health Ottawa
    4278 Boundary Road
    Ottawa, ON K0A 1K0
    phone: 1-819-921-1547
    Website: www.valiantbehaviouralhealth.com

    We are a faith based addiction and mental health treatment center that provides quality private in patient treatment. Founded in 2009, in British Columbia, we started with one location and have continued to expand, we now have 3 locations in BC and one in Ottawa. We are opening a 10 bed facility located in the neighborhood of Carlsbad Springs, 20 min East of Ottawa International airport, and 23 min South East of Downtown.

    Our focus is to provide top-notch, individualized, affordable high-quality treatment in a comfortable atmosphere. We provide treatment for both men and women, focusing on one on one sessions and SMALL circle groups rather than large classroom settings.
    Hiring Locations: Kelowna BC, and Ottawa Ont.
    Approximate start date: Immediately

    Preference will be given to individuals who adequately provide a detailed cover letter expressing their experience, qualifications, understanding of 12 steps and why they are interested in the position.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    ● Complete detailed client assessments, and case notes
    ● Provides private counseling for inpatient and outpatient clients in our recovery center.
    ● Provides aftercare which includes, face to face, phone and / or video calls for each client once they have left the program.
    ● Assists the client in developing aftercare plans, case management, family contracts, etc.
    ● Adherence to program policies and procedures.
    ● Shares pertinent information with the team as obtained from patients or family throughout the program.
    ● Provides liaison services between patient and family, significant other(s), referral source(s), interventionists, case workers, and other service providers.
    ● May provide some Family / Marriage counseling.
    ● Reports to Program Manager.
    ● Complying with Provincial/Federal and/or Certification/Licensure training requirements

    Qualifications and Skills
    ● Minimum Masters Degree in related fields.
    ● licensing in addiction and or Mental health treatment_
    ● 5 years of experience working with addiction or Mental health_ _
    ● Experience working in a in-patient care facility an asset_ _
    ● If candidate is in recovery themselves, requires a minimum of 5 years of abstinence from drugs and alcohol to be eligible for this position._ _
    ● Excellent communication skills_ _
    ● Have valid drivers license, with a clean driving record, and reliable vehicle._ _
    ● Have a criminal check done_ _
    ● Be able to pass drug and Alcohol tests at any time._ _
    ● Be able to work at a moments notice, in emergency situation_

    Job Type: Full-time
    Wage: $25.00 - $45.00 per hour - based on experience and available hours
    Apply Now: www.valiantbehaviouralhealth.com



  • Organization:

    Teen Challenge - Atlantic Men's Centre

    City and Province:

    Memramcook, NB

    Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor - 13 Month Contract

    Open Date:

    2022-08-19

    Details:

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The primary responsibility of the Addictions Counsellor is to provide therapeutic addictions counselling services, guide thestudents through a self-discovery process of identifying who they are and how they can live their lives free of addictive behaviours.This will include guiding the student into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and implementing biblical principles forsuccessful daily living.
    JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provide one-on-one therapeutic rehabilitative counselling sessions for students in the Teen Challenge Canada program,assigned to case load, ensuring compliance with psychotherapeutic counselling standards and the Teen Challenge CanadaProgram Standards
    • Write and implement a “Treatment Plan” for case load students
    • Provide weekly one-on-one counselling and weekly group sessions, addictions relapse prevention and exit strategy planning
    • Acquire feedback on student progress from other staff, Discipline Board and other components of the TCC program, throughattendance to program meetings
    • Maintain confidential student files according to Teen Challenge policies
    • Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided, and otherrequired information
    • Attend professional development courses as directed by the Centre Director, including any prescribed continuing education tomaintain certification
    • Ensure compliance with and maintain membership in good standing with counselling code of ethics and association membershiprequirements
    • Guide the student into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and implementing biblical principles for successful daily living
    Other duties assigned by the Centre Director
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Addictions Counselling Certification by CACCF or equivalent
    • Active membership in an Addictions Counselling Association
    • Minimum of 2000 hours of work experience in the addictions field
    • Strong Biblical knowledge and the ability to incorporate it into clinical counselling sessions as appropriate
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Valid Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
    • Strong administrative skills and positive team attitude
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, resourcefulness, flexibility, adaptability and discretion
    • Strong interpersonal and people skills
    • Demonstrate ability to clearly transmit and receive information by email, phone and in person
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt to within a changing fast paced environment
    • Self-motivated, results-driven and able to work well under pressure
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and organize tasks at hand
    • Apply patience, kindness and compassion on a daily basis
    • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to confidentiality
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
    • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting
    • Operate office equipment including computer, photocopier, scanner, phone, headset and other office equipment as necessary
    • Overtime and local travel may be required



  • Organization:

    Teen Challenge Canada Inc

    City and Province:

    Priddis, AB

    Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor

    Open Date:

    2022-07-20

    Details:

    Addictions Counsellor
    Alberta Men's Centre (Priddis, AB)
    Terms of Employment: Full-time Department: Program
    Position Type: Addictions Counsellor
    Reports To: Centre Director
    Apply: Interested applicants must apply on our company website. https://www.teenchallenge.ca/contact-us/employment?employmentid=1065&apply=1
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The primary responsibility of the Addictions Counsellor is to provide therapeutic addictions counselling
    services, guide the students through a self-discovery process of identifying who they are and how they
    can live their lives free of addictive behaviours. This will include guiding the student into a personal
    relationship with Jesus Christ and implementing biblical principles for successful daily living.
    JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provide one-on-one therapeutic rehabilitative counselling sessions for students in the Teen
    Challenge Canada program, assigned to case load, ensuring compliance with psychotherapeutic
    counselling standards and the Teen Challenge Canada Program Standards
    • Write and implement a “Treatment Plan” for case load students
    • Provide weekly one-on-one counselling and weekly group sessions, addictions relapse
    prevention and exit strategy planning
    • Acquire feedback on student progress from other staff, Discipline Board and other components of
    the TCC program, through attendance to program meetings
    • Maintain confidential student files according to Teen Challenge policies
    • Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress,
    services provided, and other required information
    • Attend professional development courses as directed by the Centre Director, including any prescribed continuing education to maintain certification
    • Ensure compliance with and maintain membership in good standing with counselling code of ethics
    and association membership requirements
    • Guide the student into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and implementing biblical principles
    for successful daily living
    Other duties assigned by the Centre Director
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Addictions Counselling Certification by CACCF or equivalent
    • Active membership in an Addictions Counselling Association
    • Minimum of 2000 hours of work experience in the addictions field
    • Strong Biblical knowledge and the ability to incorporate it into clinical counselling sessions as
    appropriate
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Valid Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
    • Strong administrative skills and positive team attitude
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, resourcefulness, flexibility,
    adaptability and discretion
    • Strong interpersonal and people skills
    • Demonstrate ability to clearly transmit and receive information by email, phone and in person
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt to within a changing fast paced environment
    • Self-motivated, results-driven and able to work well under pressure
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and organize tasks at hand
    • Apply patience, kindness and compassion on a daily basis
    • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to confidentiality
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
    • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting
    • Operate office equipment including computer, photocopier, scanner, phone, headset and other
    office equipment as necessary
    • Overtime and local travel may be required