Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

  • Organization:

    Boyden

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Job Position:

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Date:

    05/10/2021

  • Job Details:

    Cedars at Cobble Hill is a recognized leader in Canada for initiating and supporting long term recovery from addiction through knowledge-driven, evidence-based processes. It provides Residential Treatment, Continuous Care, Sober Living Housing, and Family Programming over three different locations in two provinces. The combination of reduced stigma around addiction disorders and continued growth in people impacted by addictions has led to increasing demand for the services Cedars offers. Cedars is uniquely positioned to build on its past success treating addictions, in particular substance use disorder, with potential for growth in services and continuous improvement on the quality of treatment to achieve the goal of patient long term recovery success.

    The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is accountable for, and leads, all day-to-day operations including clinical, medical, financial, human resources and business operations over three sites. The CEO ensures the highest standards of quality, evidence-based practices, and staff engagement and leads all business development, accreditation, and regulatory compliance with an overarching goal of providing the best care possible. Working in partnership with an engaged and committed staff of almost 100, the CEO will develop and ensure execution of short and long term strategies to positively evolve the organization’s core services while continuing the growth and integration of complementary programs in the area of addiction recovery.

    The ideal candidate brings healthcare leadership experience in a senior position, preferably directly or related to the addiction and/or mental health field. Personal experience with addiction is a distinct advantage. Experience in a residential care setting is a strong positive. A track record of leading sizeable teams, managing financial controls and developing an innovative strategy to grow a diverse geographic business are strongly preferred. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to create productive working relationships with stakeholders such as corporations, government, health authorities, EAP providers, and families of clients.

    The role and head office/main operation is located at Cobble Hill, BC close to Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island.

    If you are interested in this role, please click https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/907.

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.

  • Organization:

    Alcare Place

  • City:

    Halifax

  • Job Position:

    Executive Director

  • Date:

    05/14/2021

  • Job Details:

    Alcare Place, a not-for-profit organization located in the heart of Halifax, is dedicated to helping men recover from addiction to alcohol, drugs, and gambling.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are seeking an experienced and respected not-for-profit leader to assume the role of Executive Director. Reporting directly to the Board, this individual will
    fully appreciate that Alcare Place must operate on a sound business footing and thus have the ability to inculcate sound business principles. They will oversee day to day operations and help develop and execute a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.

    What is required to succeed as Executive Director?

    As the ideal candidate, you are a highly skilled, not-for-profit leader whose personal values reflect those of Alcare Place, and you are knowledgeable of the issues related to substance-related and addictive disorders, homelessness, and persons involved with the criminal justice system.

    Your background might include working in addictions recovery or other health-related sectors, although consideration will be given to candidates with relevant experience in other disciplines.

    You possess appropriate academic credentials and a combination of skills that include communications and advocacy, governance, human resources, operations, risk management, financial management, fundraising, and others. Your leadership style is highly facilitative as you seek to create a positive, inclusive, healthy, and safe work environment.

    Salary for this position is in the $75,000 range.

    A full position description is available here.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter explaining how you can contribute to the important work of Alcare Place. Please also attach a resume. Submissions can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at apply@geraldwalsh.com, quoting project number 1879 in the subject line.

    We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

  • Organization:

    Prairie Sky Recovery Centre Inc

  • City:

    Wilkie

  • Job Position:

    Addictions Support Worker

  • Date:

    04/14/2021

  • Job Details:

    *Must be available evenings and weekends! Students are welcome to apply and will be considered.*
    Addictions Recovery Support worker – Part Time and Casual
    The Addictions Support Worker provides supports to clients during evening and weekend hours, around client’s quiet/leisure time. They will check in with all clients on a regular basis. ASW’s will provide and participate in informal programming and recreation with clients over the evening and weekends.
    Key responsibilities of the position include:
    Supervise and engage with clients, contact on-site counsellor if emergency.
    Complete client orientations and intake paperwork as required.
    General supervision of clients. Keeping track of client activities, making any special notes or safety concerns on communication board and shift log.
    Develop personal relationship and maintain a positive presence for all clients, rolemodel and keep the rules and routines of the house.
    Support client access to medication as required.
    Resolve client conflicts as necessary
    Strictly adhere to confidentiality protocols
    Required Qualifications:
    Understanding of addictions and recovery
    Interpersonal skills
    Conflict resolution
    Client confidentiality
    Respectful/ Empathy
    Easy going
    Honest and trustworthy
    Legible handwriting
    Attention to detail
    Ability to work independently
    Professional and ethical conduct
    Beneficial Qualifications:
    Personal experience in recovery
    First Aid and Suicide intervention training.
    If you are interested please send your cover letter and resume attention: Melanie Brown @ contactpsr@prairieskyrecovery.ca.

  • Organization:

    Ministry of the Solicitor General

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor

  • Date:

    03/19/2021

  • Job Details:

    Addictions Counsellor

    Build your career with the Ministry of the Solicitor General!

    Are you looking for an opportunity to apply and expand your expertise in addictions and substance abuse while making a difference in the lives of others? Consider the role of Addictions Counsellor with the Ministry of the Solicitor General where you will have a unique chance to work with diverse clients as well as a multi-disciplinary team to deliver meaningful services within a correctional environment.

    Current ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR opportunities available:
    (To apply: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca )

    • Apply to Scarborough and Etobicoke (Application deadline April 1, 2021)
    • Apply to Milton, Brampton, and Niagara (Application deadline April 1, 2021)
    • Apply to London, Sarnia, and Maidstone (Application deadline April 1, 2021)
    • Apply to Ottawa and Napanee (Application deadline April 1, 2021)
    • Apply to Sudbury, Penetanguishene, Sault Ste Marie, Thunder Bay, North Bay, Kenora, and Monteith (Application deadline April 8, 2021)

    As an Addictions Counsellor you will:

    • Assist in the development of addiction counselling programs
    • Contribute as part of an inter-professional committee focusing on addictions and re-integration of offenders
    • Provide rehabilitative addiction counselling services by working with individual or groups of offenders
    • Participate in case conferences, treatment planning meetings, discharge planning conferences
    • Liaise with community agencies and other organizations
    • Facilitate the completion of recognized addiction assessments

    Why Work with Us?

    The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We are committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

    We offer:

    • A defined benefit pension plan
    • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
    • Comprehensive Health Plan
    • Life and Disability insurance
    • Collegial and professional work culture
    • Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
    • We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role

    The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:

    • Canada’s Top 100 Employers
    • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
    • Greater Toronto’s Top Employers
    • Canada’s Greenest Employers
    • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People