Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

  • 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

  • Organization:

    Westminster House Society

  • City:

    New Westminster, BC

  • Job Position:

    Facilitator/Addictions Counsellor

  • Date:

    04/01/2021

  • Job Details:

    This position is a full-time position focused on the direct delivery of the treatment elements of the recovery program of Westminster House Society. As the program has a substantial residential component, the employee liaises professionally and constructively with the management team to ensure the women receive coordinated and cohesive support.

    This position is 37.5 hours per week and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

    • Minimum CCAC certification or equivalent
    • Up to date experience working with the disease model of addiction
    • Biopsychosocial spiritual model
    • Narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing
    • Working knowledge of the 12 steps
    • Group facilitation
    • One to one counselling
    • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills and conflict resolution
    • Ability to work unsupervised and with a team
    • Valid driver’s license and vehicle or access to one

    Visit our webisite: http://www.westminsterhouse.ca

  • Organization:

    Homewood Health

  • City:

    Guelph

  • Job Position:

    Addiction Counsellor, Emergency Mental Health

  • Date:

    02/23/2021

  • Job Details:

    As an Addiction Counsellor, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. Addiction and Mental Health counselling services are available to patients of the Guelph General Hospital through the Mental Health and Addictions Clinicians in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Assessment Unit as well as the Consult Liaison Program.

    The overarching goal of Addiction Counselling Support is to provide appropriate, empathetic, non-judgmental and respectful care urgently to individuals identifying any sort of problematic mental health and substance use while ultimately helping the client to increase their quality of life and decrease the time spent in crisis and in hospital. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

    Hours: Permanent Part-time, 20 hours per week. Shifts are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and 11:00 am to 7:00 pm plus weekends on a Master schedule.

    What you’ll be doing
    • Conduct assessments for mental health and/or substance use, problem gambling and other related areas to help guide in treatment planning
    • Provide individual and group counselling utilizing evidence-informed practices including but not limited to: Motivational Interviewing, Stage-Matched Intervention, Trauma-Informed approaches, Brief Solution-focused Therapy, CBT and DBT informed approaches
    • Offer individual and/or group support to family members
    • Support/complete patient’s or client’s discharge planning and safety planning for high risk situations
    • Develop and present psycho-educational sessions
    • Demonstrate clinical leadership by establishing treatment goals and working with the patient or client and other team members to develop action steps
    • Complete documentation and record-keeping
    • Participate in quality initiatives; track and monitor appropriate indicators
    • Educate patients on medications related to substance use treatment

    What we’re looking for
    • Valid registration with the relevant college/governing body in Ontario, such as the Ontario College of Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO), or in pursuit of relevant credential, is mandatory
    • Certification in Addiction Counselling (ICADC) preferred
    • Membership with Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) preferred
    • GAINS Q3 certification would be an asset
    • Understanding and working knowledge of Addiction Medicine
    • Experience working with concurrent addictions in an emergency department would be an asset
    • Experience working with chemical dependence and concurrent psychiatric disorders (Borderline Personality Disorder, Axis II, Psychosis, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder)
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in group and individual counselling and experience in foundational and process groups (personal exploration groups), with demonstrated knowledge and skills in this approach

    Why work with us
    Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!

    Homewood Health Inc. is committed to ensuring that its teams reflect the diversity of our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with the various provincial legislations that we operate under, Homewood Health is committed to working in collaboration with any team member who may require workplace accommodation in order to successfully perform any or all aspects of their role.
    Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

    Please apply through Homewood Health Careers Site:
    http://clients.njoyn.com/CL3/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=52109&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0221-1289&BRID=EX76047&SBDID=1&LANG=1

  • Organization:

    Northern Regional Health Authority

  • City:

    Thompson

  • Job Position:

    Regional Manager – Mental Wellness & Recovery Services

  • Date:

    02/18/2021

  • Job Details:

    Regional Manager – Mental Wellness & Recovery Services
    Full-Time Permanent – 1.0 FTE

    Summary:

    Primary responsibilities relate to oversight of service user care, Human Resources management, financial management, policy development, professional standards, program planning, quality management, equipment/supplies/space management, in-service, education, professional development, research, environmental management, committee participation, and communication.

    Qualifications:

    • Baccalaureate degree in Social Work, Registered Nursing or Psychiatric
    Nursing (Alternate combinations of education and experience may be
    considered.)
    • Eligible for or possesses current registration with the appropriate College
    (as deemed applicable) (e.g., Manitoba College of Social Workers, College
    of Registered Nurses of Manitoba or College of Registered Psychiatric
    Nurses of Manitoba)
    • Orientation/training in the principles of Co-occurring Disorders Initiative
    (CODI)
    • Certificate in Health Care Administration preferred
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in areas of Mental
    Health/Addictions
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ management experience

    Deadline to apply: February 25, 2021. Send resume to: recruiteast@nrha.ca