Addictions Counsellor - [O907]

Addictions Counsellor - [O907]

24 May
Addiction Rehab Toronto.

24 May

Addiction Rehab Toronto.


Addiction Rehab Toronto is seeking an Addictions and Mental Health Counsellor

This is a relief staff position with potential for permanent employment.

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 Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour


- Day shift

- Night shift


- AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)


- counselling: 1 year (preferred)


- English (preferred)

Work remotely:

- No

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