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Adult Addictions Counsellor

Part Time Position 21-28 hours/week

Starting immediately

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Addictions Counsellor will provide out-patient counselling, treatment referrals and support to individuals dealing with substance use and addictions.

Duties Include:

  • Provide assessments, treatment planning, referrals, ongoing case management, and counselling services to designated clients
  • Provide treatment referrals as required
  • 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 the positive dynamic team environment
  • Adhere to all agency policies, procedures and code of ethic

    Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling or related social service field with 2-3 years’ experience with addictions preferred. An undergraduate degree with 6-8 years experience will be considered
  • Familiar with other services and resources in the community, including referrals to treatment centres
  • 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 21-28 hours a week, days and times TBD

Hours dependent on funding

Wages starting at $26.00-$28.00 per hour depending on experience.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send cover letter, resume and references by February 1, 2019 to:

Ms. Daryl Meyers

Executive Director

Pathways Addictions Resource Centre

darylmeyers@pathwaysaddictions.ca