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  • Organization:

    Teen Challenge Canada Inc

    City:

    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



  • Organization:

    Pegasus Recovery Solutions

    City:

    Victoria

    Job Position:

    Clinical Team Lead

    Open Date:

    2022-07-15

    Details:

    Pegasus Recovery Solutions is seeking a full-time clinician with the skills and aptitude to lead a clinical team and oversee the provision of treatment services. Pegasus is a small company making a big impact. We provide comprehensive, easily accessible and seamless services for individuals suffering from addiction, including an Intensive Outpatient Program, recovery coaching, aftercare groups, family and individual counselling. We’re looking for a senior level addictions and behavioural health counsellor for direct client work and to provide leadership for the delivery of Pegasus’ programs and services.
    The preferred candidate will have experience in recovery oriented treatment settings. They will have a proven ability to build and maintain professional, long-standing relationships with other service providers, clients, the internal team and all stakeholders. They will uphold best practices in our field and have the knowledge and ability to consistently ensure that people get the right help at the right time.
    The successful candidate will join our small group of respected and accomplished professionals in a culture of mutual respect, compassion, professionalism and commitment.
    Pegasus values growth and provides its team with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We will offer an excellent compensation and benefit package for the right candidate. Additionally as a small, well-regarded and growing organization, there are exciting leadership opportunities as we move into the future. If your skills match the job requirements and if making a difference with a well established, dynamic and recovery-focused organization appeals to you, we look forward to your application. Please review application submission guidelines at the end of this posting.

    Duties and responsibilities
    • Work closely with Executive Director to chart the course of Pegasus’ programs and services and staff development and training.
    • Lead counsellor for Intensive Outpatient Program; facilitate lectures and process groups.
    • Provide oversight to IOP team, program functions and clients.
    • Provide leadership and supervision to counsellors, recovery coaches and group facilitators.
    • Conduct assessments and determine appropriate level of care for new intakes and existing clients.
    • Develop and implement treatment plans using sound therapeutic counselling techniques.
    • Provide on-going evaluation of client progress and follow-up planning.
    • Participate in program planning and implementation of program enhancements.
    • Participate in frequent consultation and collaboration with other staff and with referring organizations.
    • Keep accurate documentation and oversee reporting to referrers as required.
    • Ensure that program guidelines, policies and standards are adhered to.
    • Conduct weekly case consultations with other staff and provide ad hoc support as needed.
    • Oversee administrative functions pertaining to client care


    Qualifications
    · Masters in Social Work or Counselling or will consider Bachelor of Social Work wth additional training, diplomas and experience
    · Experience working in inpatient or outpatient addictions treatment setting
    · Experience presenting psycho-educational lectures and facilitating process groups
    · Registration with appropriate professional body
    · Sound knowledge of addiction as per ASAM definition and SUDs as per DSM5
    · Sound knowledge of drug classifications, most commonly prescribed psychotropic medications, most commonly co-occurring mental health diagnoses
    · Sound understanding of the process and stages of abstinent addictions recovery and levels of support required at each stage
    · If personal recovery is part of experience minimum 5 years required
    · Trauma informed and dual diagnosis competent
    · Clean criminal and vulnerable sector check
    · Experience in a leadership or supervisory role
    · Exhibit well-developed written and verbal communication, planning, and administrative skills
    · Ability to manage conflict effectively
    · Hold current personal liability insurance

    Compensation and Benefits

    $75,000 - $85,000 to start depending on education and experience based on 35 hour work week.
    4 weeks vacation to start.
    Professional development opportunities and industry conference attendance.
    RSP matching.
    Other very attractive benefits to be discussed with right candidate interested in developing their career with Pegasus.
    Start Date: Mid August

    To Apply
    Please follow these guidelines to apply for this position:
    1. Cover Letter - we want more than just your experience on a page, so please upload a PDF version of your cover letter indicating how your experience, passion and interests align with this opportunity.
    2. Resume - please upload your original resume in PDF format rather than through the online form, which can distort the intended formatting and make it difficult to read.
    3. Application submission - please do not contact the organization or deliver resumes in person. Resumes are being reviewed by a recruitment agency and only those submitted through the online form will be considered. Queries can be made to recruitment@mysmarthr.ca.



  • Organization:

    Sage Counselling and Addiction Services Inc.

    City:

    Burnaby

    Job Position:

    Group Facilitator Addiction Recovery Program

    Open Date:

    2022-07-07

    Details:

    Group Facilitator required part-time for abstinence-based Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment program.

    Two Positions are available:

    1. Day program which operates 4 hours per day, 5 days per week, Monday through Friday.

    2. Evening program which operates 4 hours on 3 evenings per week, plus 7 hours one day on the weekend.

    Both programs are currently offered online via video, but will return to being onsite.

    Applicants must have applicable training (addiction related) and/or relevant professional facilitation experience (treatment centers, recovery centers, etc.) working with individuals who are in early supported and/or abstinent recovery.

    Full curriculum is provided and encompasses didactic substance education, in addition to therapeutic wellness curriculum including life skills and self-care. Participant demographics are primarily working professional adults.

    The required skills for this role:

    Therapeutic Group Process
    Client Assessment
    Detailed Report Writing – Content and Grammar
    Setting Boundaries
    Time Management – Program Pace
    Computer Skills – Microsoft Word, basic Excel

    Applicant must also:

    Clear a Criminal Record Check
    Maintain Current First Aid (for in-person programs)

    The characteristics of an ideal facilitator for this role:

    1. Effective Communicator – speak comfortably in front of a group, convey process, paraphrase thoughts and ideas
    2. Flexible – adapt the process to match the needs of a group
    3. Observant – pick up on facial expressions, nuances of speech, mixed messages
    4. Authentic – connecting to participants by being yourself, supporting an environment which endorses bonding and trust
    5. Neutral – ability to treat all participants equally and fairly despite opinions and biases
    6. Engaged – promotes an environment of providing and receiving constructive feedback through responsibly challenging ideas and active listening
    7. Inquisitive – asking questions to encourage participants to engage in discussions and disclose relevant experiences
    8. Patient – not showing anger, frustration, or other negative emotions which may be received and critical of a participant

    If you are interested, please forward your detailed resume including whether or not you are applying for the day or evening program.

    Wage: $35/hour



  • Organization:

    Pegasus Recovery Solutions

    City:

    Victoria

    Job Position:

    Addiction Counsellor

    Open Date:

    2022-06-15

    Details:

    Pegasus Recovery Solutions is seeking a full-time addictions counsellor and facilitator for its ongoing recovery programs. We’re looking for a counsellor who can facilitate insight and awareness that empowers people to change and make positive choices on their journey through recovery. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to build and maintain professional, long-standing relationships with other service providers, clients, the internal team and all stakeholders. They will uphold best practices in our field and have the knowledge and ability to consistently ensure that people get the right help at the right time. This includes a sound knowledge of drug classifications, most commonly prescribed psychotropic medications, most commonly co-occurring mental health diagnoses as per DSM and an understanding of the process and stages of addictions recovery and levels of support required at each.
    Pegasus is a small company with a big impact. We provide comprehensive, easily accessible and seamless services for individuals suffering from addiction, including an Intensive Outpatient Program, medical monitoring, one-on-one counselling and interventions. The successful candidate will join our small group of respected and accomplished professionals in a culture of mutual respect, compassion, professionalism and commitment.
    Summary of Duties
    • Conduct screenings and assessments
    • Develop and implement treatment plans using sound therapeutic counselling techniques
    • Provide a range of counselling and education services
    • Provide on-going evaluation of client progress and follow-up planning
    • Deal effectively with addictive patterns of behaviour, concurrent disorders and other mental health behavioural and emotional concerns
    • Participate in program planning and implementation of program enhancements
    • Manage client caseloads and provide feedback and support to clients
    • Participate in frequent consultation and collaboration with other staff
    • Keep accurate documentation and provide reports as required
    • Ensure that program guidelines, policies and standards are adhered to
    Education, Training and Experience Requirements
    • Masters in Social Work or Counselling plus minimum 2 years’ experience, or BSW/RSW and 5 years’ experience
    • Registration with appropriate professional body
    • CCAC or ICADC or willing to obtain within 3 months of start
    • Sound knowledge of addiction as per ASAM definition
    • If personal recovery is part of experience minimum 5 years required
    • Trauma-informed and dual diagnosis competent
    • Experience working in inpatient or outpatient addictions treatment
    • Preference may be given to candidate with additional certification e.g. CSAT, DBT, EMDR, SE, CBT
    • Clean criminal and vulnerable sector check
    Salary and Benefits
    Salary to be negotiated depending on education and experience.
    Extended Health and Dental after 3 months
    3 weeks vacation to start
    Attendance at Recovery Capital Conference and other training and professional development opportunities.
    START DATE: Immediate
    Please submit resume with cover letter by email
    Digital applications only please. Do not deliver resumes in person.
    Job Type: Full-time



  • Organization:

    Another Road Addiction Recovery Centre

    City:

    Bond Head

    Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor

    Open Date:

    2022-05-27

    Details:

    Develop, administer and direct programs and services for chemically dependent adults and those affected by their addictions:

    · To provide Case Management and counselling services for program participants

    · To provide a variety of delivery methodologies designed to meet the service recipients’ needs including:

    1. Individual counselling; abstinence-based and harm reduction supports and approaches

    2. Support participants in developing and implementing their recovery goals

    3. Facilitation and co-facilitation of the group process

    4. Preparation and delivery of material for groups

    5. Referral to other service providers and resources where appropriate

    6. Evaluation of service recipients’ progress

    · To participate in a team approach to case planning

    · To perform program promotion and outreach in the community

    · To act as a resource and role model for colleagues and participants alike

    · To lend direct-service perspective and expertise to the assigned committees

    Crisis intervention, problem-solving, and assisting participants with daily living