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Manager, Client Care
De Novo Treatment Centre
Temporary Full Time
(Maternity Leave -up to one year)
Huntsville, ONTARIO
De Novo is an alcohol and drug treatment service operated as a partnership between management and unionized members of Ontario’s construction trades.
The purpose of the position is to assist the Executive Director in the effective operation of De Novo Treatment Centre. The position ensures the quality, consistency and appropriate delivery of designated services within the Centre. The Manager of Client Care functions as the direct supervisor of Counsellors, Attendants, & Volunteers as it relates to client one on ones, groups, discharge and other areas as directed.

The Manager of Client Care also has lead responsibilities for specific clinical services and is responsible for the clinical consultation, leadership, and direction with regards to this lead function. Will assist the management team in their designated services as it relates to client Admission/Discharge, Aftercare and Family related services as required.
Major Responsibilities:
Note: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar or related or a logical assignment to the position. The duties of the job as outlined may be subject to later changes.

• Oversee the day-to-day activities of all program services within the Centre. Ensures the implementation of the service goals, program and client objectives.
• Conducts regular case reviews, file audits, and provides consultation and support to staff as needed. Sits in on one on ones and groups, intakes and discharges as required.
• To oversee the effective delivery of services designated by this position. Work with the team members to ensure the effectiveness of all programs by developing and utilizing a variety of evaluation techniques. Compile quarterly and annual reports of program activities in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensure best practices are utilized in all service areas.
• Provides skill training and support to employees within the Centre or where lead responsibility for clinical function exists.
• Works with staff and volunteers to develop, and maintain agency standards through a variety of means including, direct supervision, coaching, modeling, reviewing, scheduling and providing feedback to assist them in maximizing their performance in fulfilling the duties of their positions
• Evaluates employee strengths, achievements, challenges and needs for purposes of ensuring program performance, conducting regular supervision and completing the required performance appraisals on an annual basis with the Executive Director. When a new person is hired evaluations are every three (3) months until the annual performance review.
• Provide direct supervision, intervention and/or disciplinary actions with staff as required. The Manager, Client Care will exercise authority in a constructive and positive manner that respects the human and professional dignity of the agency staff members, under the direction of the Executive Director.
• Informing the Executive Director promptly and proactively of any issues such as incidents, complaints, potential litigation, employee/volunteer-related issues, etc.
• Ensures that documentation and all necessary forms are completed providing training in the documentation area.
• Conduct regular follow-up of the programs and services. Conduct regular reviews of all documentation, data, and observations. Shares these findings with the Executive Director for this clinical service.
• Maintaining current and comprehensive policies and procedures with the Executive Director for lead services and direction of staff; ensure that applicable policies and procedures are followed in all positions and to be sure that health and safety policies are followed.
• Manage the ongoing development of information technology and computer systems with the Information Technology (IT) personnel and is responsible for the new program from FYIDB with the Management Team and Executive Director.
• Reviews agency expectation with the team that is supervised by this position to ensure consistency and quality service.
• The Manager, Client Care will provide direct service in emergencies.
• Take a leadership role in the recruitment and selection of all program employees and volunteers.
• Assist with accreditation, program improvement and the maintenance of client files/records as required.
• Ensure that all program staff meets minimum training standards and coordinate ongoing training sessions that emphasize proper clinical skills with the Executive Director.
• Responsible for new employee/volunteer orientation and training as it relates to your department and as required.
• The Manager, Client Care is designated as a “supervisor” under the Occupational Health & Safety Act and must participate in Health and Safety functions as required.
• Assumption and responsibility for other appropriate tasks as delegated.


1. Degree/Diploma in Human Services, Addictions or related field from college/university.
2. Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a residential treatment setting with knowledge of and experience with addictions.
3. Clinical consultation and supervision experience, including case dynamics and documentation preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical case management principles, and specific clinical knowledge in the area where required to provide a lead role.
4. Demonstrated human resource skills necessary to provide effective leadership to a team of employees.
5. Demonstrated competence in administrative principles and procedures as they relate to the operation of agency programs under this position.
6. Considerable knowledge of addiction and issues related to addiction/concurrent disorder illness, including their impact upon personality, living, learning and working. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of the agency’s functions/programs.
7. Special knowledge and understanding of clinical issues in the area where the Manager of Client Care has lead responsibilities.
8. The ability to provide effective clinical guidance through consultation, modeling and demonstration to employees.
9. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve complex service/operational issues and to inform others on the handling of those matters; employing mediation and conflict resolution skills as required.
10. Must have excellent organization skills, flexibility and time management skills.
11. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong computer knowledge and skills.
12. A valid Ontario driver’s license in good standing/insurability with the agency policy. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that the vehicle is safe and reliable to operate.
13. Ability to work within a team environment following De Novo’s treatment philosophy;
14. Current CPR, First Aid/AED;
15. Participation in required trainings provided by De Novo Treatment Centre. (WHMIS, CPI etc.)
16. Vulnerable Sector Police Check required.

This is a management (non-unionized) salaried position consisting of forty hours per week with some on-call functions.
Competitive salary

Competition closes at 4:00 p.m. July 17, 2020

Qualified candidates are invited to direct their applications to:

Kelly Marshall,
Executive Assistant

De Novo Treatment Centre
87 Forbes Hill Drive,
Huntsville, ON P1H 1R1


  • Organization:

    St. Joseph’s Hospital

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  • Job Position:

    Addictions Counsellor

  • Date:


  • Job Details:

    Full-time and part-time opportunities exist for addiction counsellors to join our new 20 bed inpatient addiction treatment centre with a focus on crystal meth. We are looking for counsellors with a passion for helping people on their journey of recovery. Expected opening in late summer.
    Position Duties:
    • Completes patient orientation, including a bio-psychosocial assessment
    • Completes the comprehensive initial treatment plan
    • Identify weekly individualized patient treatment goals
    • Provide timely and appropriate referrals to other required programming,
    • Individual therapy sessions
    • Coordinate family or significant person’s conferences
    • Facilitate professional groups as assigned
    • Degree or Diploma in Chemical Dependency studies or a Baccalaureate in a social sciences or human services discipline acceptable to the Employer
    • Clinical experience working directly in an inpatient centre and residential care and/or the Addictions field
    • We encourage people in recovery to apply. Please identify that that you have been abstinent from mood altering substances for three years at the time of application.
    St. Joseph’s Hospital of Estevan has been serving the community since 1938 and we offer a wide range of services to the community and surrounding area. http://stjosephsestevan.ca/
    Estevan is a young and dynamic community and a great place to raise a family. http://estevan.ca/

    Please send your resume to Mark Pettitt, Director of Support Services, St. Joseph’s Hospital of Estevan at e-mail: mark.pettitt@saskhealthauthority.ca


Job Description

Aurora Recovery Centre
20025 Lakeside Rd
Gimli, MB
 Steve Klassen, nurse manager
204-642-8058 ext 227

DMU Nurse

Reporting to the Detox Nursing Manager, the RPN/RN/LPN (hereon referred to as Nurse) provides competent medical treatment and psychosocial interventions based on client (hereon referred to as member) needs. The Nurse is responsible for the implementation of Detox Management Unit (DMU) protocols to safely manage the detox process from alcohol and substances, in addition to helping identify and treat members’ mental health concerns as members of the interdisciplinary team, consistent with the philosophy and intent of Aurora Recovery Centre (ARC).


  • Perform holistic nursing assessments related to member’s addiction, medical and co-occurring mental health disorders.

  • Screen/assess for self-harm/risk factors and create safety plans with members.

  • Develop nursing care plans for members using a member-centered approach.

  • Monitor member activity, identify needs of members, and ensure managers and co-workers are aware of the same.

  • Utilize superior interpersonal communication skills with members, co-workers and management.

  • Implement DMU withdrawal protocols in a competent manner.

  • Collaborate with member, member’s Addictions Counsellors and/or the Intake/Detox Counsellor in the development of an Individualized Recovery Plan.

  • Provide mental health support to members

  • Participate in health and nursing related discharge planning

  • Complete all member file documentation in accordance with ARC policies and procedures

  • Work collaboratively with all ARC staff and in the best interest of the members.

  • Manage member medications through the complete cycle of ordering from the pharmacy, verifying medication, dispensing medication, and ensuring quality and safety of the med rooms throughout the building.

  • Provide medical treatments as ordered by Nurse Practitioners and/or physicians


  • Current registration, or eligibility for registration from approved college, to practice in the province of Manitoba 

  • 2 years acute care nursing experience 

  • Experience with addictions and mental health

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of resistance, engagement, and resilience as these relate to people with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders.

  • Possess an empathic presence balanced by assertiveness and willingness to probe.

  • Demonstrate experience with goal setting and problem solving.

  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work as a team member.

  • Be committed to supporting the philosophy and intent of ARC.

  • Demonstrated competency with computers and multiple computer applications.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Must be in good physical and mental health. May encounter aggressive and/or agitated members/visitors/staff. May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, and physical and emotional stress. May be occasionally required to work extended hours. May be required to work evening and weekend shifts.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Title Recovery Program Manager

Status Permanent / Fulltime

Department Clinical 

Direct supervisor Executive Director

Location Kuujjuaq, Quebec

Job posting date: June 22, 2020


  • Position Overview

The primary mandate of the Recovery Program Manager is to: 


  • Ensure access to quality specialized inpatient rehabilitation services to clients who enter the current program; 
  • Revise and develop clinical policies and procedures;
  • Manages the clinical team (certified counsellors, trainees, attendants); 
  • Participate in the accreditation process with Accreditation Canada and the Quebec Department of Health and Social Services (MSSS). 


  • Purpose of Position

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Recovery Program Manager is responsible for the coordination of the inpatient rehabilitation services. 


  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  •  Management:
  • Supervise and support the staff of the Clinical department;
  • Monitors and provides direction and information to all department staff on medication, reporting and dealing with any inconsistencies to ensure recording of medication is done properly;
  • Responsible for orientation for all new staff and recommends working with clients and training, which will benefit staff of the Isuarsivik Regional Recovery Centre;
  • Responsible for scheduling the staff of the Clinical department;
  • Responsible for program compliance with mandatory reporting laws, incident reporting, ethical guidelines and other reporting guidelines as required;
  • Monitors program activities in accordance with established policies and principles and guidelines as set out by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.


  1. Clinical:
    • Provides clinical support to employees of the various departments, in collaboration with the Continued Care Services and Inuit Values and Practices department coordinators;
  • Debriefs daily with counselors and informs evening attendants of any major issues/concerns prior to their shift;
  • Evaluates the services offered by the Department and recommends the necessary changes to meet the needs of clients; 
  • Develops manualized protocols
  • Serve as on-call manager;
  • May be required to assist in individual, family and group therapeutic activities. 
  1. Planning: 

In the context of the opening of the new Isuarsivik Regional Recovery Centre, the Recovery Program Manager:


  • Supports the revision and adaptation of the current program;
  • Supports the development of evidence-based family therapeutic services for families and pregnant women; 
  • Contributes to the devising of the following processes: hiring, training and professional accreditation of the Rehabilitation department staff;
  • Performs other related tasks duties assigned by the Executive Director of Isuarsivik. 


  • Qualifications


  • University degree in a discipline of social intervention
  • Specialization in addictions
  • In good standing with their professional order and maintain registration and certification required to uphold requirements of job title, by the certification and registration board;
  • Completion of a management program would be considered an asset

Work Experience:

  • 2 years in a supervisor position in the field of social intervention
  • 5 years as an addictions counsellor (inpatient and/or outpatient program)
  • Experience in service planning would be considered an asset  


  • Ability to read, write and speak Inuktitut as well as English are mandatory.
  • Ability to write and speak French is an asset.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Personal and professional experience in a northern and cross-cultural setting
  • Candidate must be a certified addictions counsellor/clinical supervisor
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Ability to work outside standard office hours;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook; 
  • Candidate must be willing to submit to a criminal records check.
  1. Work Environment
  • Isuarsivik Recovery Centre is undergoing a major development process that requires flexibility, patience, creativity and adaptability; 
  • The incumbent must balance multiple demands and urgent requests from clients, staff and partners; 
  • Must be prepared to meet the personal and professional challenges associated with living in a northern, isolated community with limited resources.

Starting date: to be discussed

Job posting end date: July 10, 2020


Abiola Boldon

Human Resources Manager

Isuarsivik Treatment Centre

P.O. Box 749

Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (QC.)

J0M 1C0


Email: recruitment@isuarsivik.ca



Offre d’emploi

Titre du poste Directeur des programmes de rétablissement
Statut Poste permanent à temps plein
Service Équipe clinique
Superviseur immédiat Directrice générale
Lieu de travail Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Date d’affichage 22 juin 2020
I. Aperçu du poste
Les principaux mandats du directeur des programmes de rétablissement sont les suivants :
 Assurer l’accès à des services de rétablissement spécialisés de qualité aux clients
admis au Centre régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik;
 Réviser et élaborer des politiques et des procédures cliniques;
 Diriger l’équipe clinique (conseillers certifiés, stagiaires, préposés);
 Participer au processus d’accréditation avec Agrément Canada et le ministère de la
Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec.

II. Description générale
Relevant de la directrice générale, le directeur des programmes de rétablissement est
chargé de la coordination des services de rétablissement des clients admis au Centre
régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik.
III. Principales tâches et responsabilités
1. Direction :
 Superviser et offrir du soutien au personnel de l’équipe clinique;
 Encadrer tout le personnel de l’équipe clinique et lui fournir des directives et des
renseignements sur les médicaments, l’inscription des médicaments au dossier et la
façon de corriger toute divergence de manière que les médicaments soient
correctement inscrits au dossier;
 Accueillir les nouveaux employés, recommander des façons de travailler avec les
clients ainsi que des formations à suivre qui seront utiles au personnel du Centre
régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik;


 Planifier les horaires de travail du personnel de l’équipe clinique;
 Veiller à ce que les programmes respectent les lois à déclaration obligatoire, le
signalement d’incidents, les directives éthiques et toute autre directive concernant
la production de rapports;
 Veiller à ce que les activités des programmes soient conformes aux politiques, aux
principes et aux directives établis par le Conseil d’administration et la directrice

2. Clinique :
 Offrir du soutien clinique aux employés des divers services en collaboration avec la
coordonnatrice des services de soins continus et la coordonnatrice des valeurs et
des pratiques inuites;
 Faire le bilan quotidiennement avec les conseillers et informer les préposés de soir
de toute préoccupation ou de tout problème important avant le début de leur
quart de travail;
 Évaluer les services offerts par l’équipe clinique et recommander des changements
de manière à répondre aux besoins des clients;
 Élaborer des manuels de protocoles;
 Agir en tant que directeur sur appel;
 Aider, au besoin, lors d’activités thérapeutiques individuelles, familiales ou de
3. Planification :
Dans le contexte de l’ouverture du nouveau Centre régional de rétablissement
Isuarsivik, le directeur des programmes de rétablissement doit :
 Aider à la révision et à l’adaptation des programmes actuels;
 Aider à l’élaboration de services thérapeutiques fondés sur les résultats à
l’intention des familles et des femmes enceintes;
 Contribuer à l’élaboration des processus suivants : embauche, formation et
accréditation professionnelle du personnel de l’équipe clinique;
 Exécuter d’autres tâches connexes à la demande de la directrice générale du
Centre régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik.

IV. Qualifications
Formation :  Diplôme universitaire dans le domaine de l’intervention sociale;

 Spécialisation en dépendances;
 Être membre en règle de son ordre professionnel et posséder la
certification requise pour respecter les exigences du titre du poste,
délivrée par le conseil de certification et d’agrément;
 La réussite d’un programme de gestion sera considérée comme un atout.


Expérience de
travail :

 Deux années dans un poste de supervision dans le domaine de
l’intervention sociale;
 Cinq années dans un poste de conseiller en dépendances (programmes
en établissement ou en consultation externe);
 Une expérience dans la planification des services sera considérée comme
un atout.

Langues :  La capacité de lire, d’écrire et de parler en inuktitut et en anglais est

 La capacité d’écrire et de parler en français sera considérée comme un


 Expérience personnelle et professionnelle dans un milieu nordique et
 Le candidat doit être un conseiller en dépendances ou un superviseur
clinique certifié;
 Saines habitudes de vie;
 Capacité à travailler en dehors des heures normales de travail;
 Connaissance des logiciels de Microsoft Office, dont Word, Excel et
 Les candidats doivent être disposés à se soumettre à une vérification du
casier judiciaire.

VII. Milieu de travail

 Le Centre régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik est en pleine expansion, ce qui
requiert du personnel de la flexibilité, de la patience, de la créativité et des
capacités d’adaptation;
 Le titulaire du poste doit répondre à de multiples demandes et urgences
provenant des clients, du personnel et des partenaires;
 Le titulaire du poste doit être prêt à relever des défis tant sur le plan personnel
que professionnel liés au fait de vivre et de travailler dans un milieu nordique,
dans une communauté isolée aux ressources limitées.

Date d’entrée en service : À discuter.
Date de fin du concours : 10 juillet 2020.
Abiola Boldon
Directrice des ressources humaines
Centre régional de rétablissement Isuarsivik


C. P. 749
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Courriel : recruitment@isuarsivik.ca


  • Email:


  • Organization:

    Addiction Rehab Toronto

  • City:


  • Job Position:

    Addictions and Mental Health Counsellor

  • Date:


  • Job Details:

    Job Description

    Addiction Rehab Toronto is seeking a Addictions and Mental Health Counsellor (Male Counsellor)

    This position will include the following duties, but not limited to:

    -Maintain appropriate record keeping, and complete intake and discharge forms as needed

    -Maintain a safe, healthy and therapeutic environment for all residents

    The ideal candidate must possess leadership skills, has knowledge and understanding of non – violent crisis intervention, and can work well in high stressful situations!


    · Provide appropriate professional understanding and intervention in response to emotional, behavioural, physical needs of clients

    · Maintain established routines and procedures within the facility

    · Assist residents to establish and achieve individualized goals

    · Maintains confidentiality of residents

    · Fosters positive relationships with community programs and individuals as necessary

    · Provides support to all agency program areas as requested

    · Participates in shift change and staff meetings as required, shares information in a respectful, non-judgmental manner.

    · Exercises good judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential information

    · Completes all necessary documentation, including written records/reports

    · Performs other organizational duties as assigned.

    · Learn and understand health and safety standards, regulations, policies and procedures and comply with them.


    · Education:Addiction and Mental Health Diploma and Certification Required

    · Certification: (CCAC, ICADC or in the process of applying)

    · 2-5 years’ experience working with people with addictions and mental health

    · Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

    · Experience in telephone and in-person counselling

    · Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member

    · Trauma informed intervention training’

    · Member of a professional body, with intent to become part of professional body

    · First Aid Certification

    Job Type: Part-time

    *Currently only hiring a Male Counsello

Job Posting

  • Name:Winna Ma
  • Email:wma@ugm.ca
  • Organization:Union Gospel Mission
  • City:Vancouver
  • Job Position:Addictions Counsellor
  • Date:01/16/2020
  • Job Details:

    The Opportunity
    Would you like to make an impact to our clients in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by screening, assessing and counseling them? The Addictions Counsellor will also provide group and individual counselling as needed, and works collaboratively with other outside service providers as required. In addition, the Counsellor is actively involved in program evaluation and quality assurance approaches that are based on Best Practices in BC.
    You will frequently deal with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
    This is an auxiliary (6 month), full-time position. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

    Who We Are
    Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2019. We provide competitive salaries, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled para-medical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.

    What You’ll Need
    If you are considering employment with UGM, you must:
    • be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
    • agree with our Statement of Faith
    • provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search

    How to Apply
    To submit your cover letter and résumé by January 30, 2020, visit ugm.ca/careers.
    If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 388.

    We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.