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Clinical Adult Addictions Counsellor

Part Time Position 28 hours/week 1(one) year term

Pathways Addictions Resource Centre is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Counsellor to join our team.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Addictions Counsellor will provide out-patient counselling, treatment referrals and support to individuals and their families dealing with substance use and addictions while working in a collaborative team environment. 

Duties Include:

  • Provide assessments, treatment planning, referrals, ongoing case management, and counselling services to clients dealing with substance use disorder
  • Provide treatment referrals as required
  • Facilitate group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with agencies and referral sources including Interior Health, probation, social services, mental health and other agencies
  • Maintain confidential records on a client management system including case notes
  • Contribute to a innovative and positive team environment
  • Adhere to all agency policies, procedures and professional code of ethics

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling or related Social Service field with 4 year’s of recent related clinical experience, including at least two (2) year’s experience in a substance use and mental health program providing therapeutic individual and group counselling.
  • Familiar with other services and resources in the community, including referrals to treatment centres
  • Qualified to supervise practicum students would be an asset (registered & 4 year’s experience at Masters Level)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a case management team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other client management systems
  • Must pass a criminal record check and agency screening process

This position is 28 hours a week until March 31, 2020 (may be extended dependent on funding)

Wages starting at $28.00 per hour

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send cover letter, resume and references by March 29,2019 to:

Ms. Daryl Meyers

Executive Director

Pathways Addictions Resource Centre

darylmeyers@pathwaysaddictions.ca

 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.