Addictions Counsellor - Diploma

Job Description

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Job Description

As a member of an interdisciplinary team and under the general direction of the Family Treatment Centre Manager and clinical supervisor the primary goal will be to restore, maintain and enhance the recovery of people seeking residential inpatient services for addiction by implementing services consistent with the current Provincial Clinical Model for Alcohol and Drug Services and the philosophy, objectives and standards set by the Family Treatment Centre. Responsibilities will include providing informational programming as well as individual and group counseling sessions to clients and their children in an inpatient setting. This position will be expected to assess individual/ family and group needs and implement plans to help clients reach their goals.

As per Section 48 of the Saskatchewan Human Rights code the Employer has determined that only female candidates will be accepted for this position.



Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Chemical Dependency diploma

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of diverse health issues, culture and traditions
  • Knowledge of addictions screening and assessment tools and procedures
  • Knowledge of human behaviour, group dynamics and the mental health needs of adults
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of addictions and their effects
  • Committed to own professional growth and development
  • Strong knowledge of trauma informed care, gender- responsive care, the harm reduction model, Saskatchewan model of recovery services, the motivation assessment process and the developmental model of recovery, and positive parenting models and other evidence based practices.
  • Ability to deliver workshops and lecture material to residential clients.

Other Information
  • External applicants applying to the Saskatchewan Health Authority are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of Vaccination will be required prior to offer of employment.



Additional Information

168 hours of work in a 12 week rotation.

Shifts (days, evenings, nights) including actual hours, date of commencement and temporary end dates are for informational purpose only and may be subject to change.

An external successful applicant must provide a satisfactory and valid Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector query, before an Offer of Employment can be made.

External applicants applying to the Saskatchewan Health Authority are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of Vaccination will be required prior to offer of employment.
Expected Start Date: January 3, 2022
FTE®: 0.37

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.



Direct Inquiries To

SHA (Prince Albert)
(306) 765-6430
jobs@paphr.sk.ca

 
 
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