ZR353 - Addictions Counselor III

ZR353 - Addictions Counselor III

17 Nov
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Alberta Health Services
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Cold Lake

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services

Cold Lake

Your Opportunity:



Reporting to the Area Manager and the Clinical Supervisor, the Addiction Counsellor III position is part of our Indigenous Travel Team. Supporting the local Metis Settlements surrounding Cold Lake, this position will provide quality, client focused, recovery based and culturally appropriate assessment, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, education and referral services for clients and their families; as well as community stabilization services. You will develop and implement treatment plans and provide a range of interventions which offer least intrusive and most appropriate services to clients and their families.

You will also monitor and evaluate client progress and achievement of recovery goals and adapt treatment as needed. As an Addiction Counsellor III, you will depend on your excellent relationship building skills with clients, families, colleagues and other members of the multidisciplinary team. This position includes working with clients across the age continuum. Additional responsibilities will also include working in partnership and maintaining strong working relationships with our surrounding Metis communities. This position requires the ability to be an excellent team player on our multidisciplinary Travel Team which also consists of a nurse and a mental health therapist. This position also includes providing addictions counselling support to our virtual Opioid Dependency Team typically one day a week.



Description:



As an Addiction Counsellor III, you will provide quality, client focused, recovery based and culturally appropriate assessment, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, education and referral services for clients and their families; as well as community stabilization services. You will develop and implement treatment plans and provide a range of interventions which offer least intrusive and most appropriate services to clients and their families. You will also monitor and evaluate client progress and achievement of recovery goals and adapt treatment as needed. As an Addiction Counsellor III, you will depend on your excellent relationship building skills with clients, families, government staff and colleagues.



- Classification: Addictions Counselor III

- Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH

- Department: AMH Traveling Team

- Primary Location: Cold Lake Addiction Services

- Multi-Site: Not Applicable

- FTE: 0.90

- Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2021

- Employee Class: Regular Part Time

- Date Available: 13-DEC-2021

- Hours per Shift: 7.75

- Length of Shift in weeks: 2

- Shifts per cycle: 9

- Shift Pattern: Days

- Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

- Minimum Salary: $36.06

- Maximum Salary: $46.55

- Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided



Required Qualifications:



Completion of a bachelor's degree in Addictions or a combination of a bachelor's degree in a related field with course work in addictions. A related degree combined with a diploma related to addictions, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, may be considered. Individuals eligible for registration under the Health Professions Act must maintain active registration. Individuals may require authorization/permission under regulation to perform restricted psychosocial interventions and/or restricted activities.



Additional Required Qualifications:



Bachelor's degree required.



Preferred Qualifications:



Experience working with Indigenous communities.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/21145580/zr353-addictions-counselor-iii-cold-lake/?utm_source=html

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