[J368] Counsellor

[J368] Counsellor

18 Nov
Canadian Addiction Treatment Centers

18 Nov

Canadian Addiction Treatment Centers


Division: New Beginnings Clinic

Location: Surrey, BC

Job Type: Part-Time, Permanent

Hours of Work: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Pay: Wages are negotiable based on qualification and experience.

Reference No: 001-OATC-992

We are a group of outpatient clinics specializing in opioid substitution therapies. We are looking for a counsellor in our Surrey location. Take this opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team working towards helping individuals with addiction issues.



Compassionate | Accessible | Respectful | Experts in Addiction Medicine

Wellness – Benefits including Health,

Dental and Paramedical coverage, Employment Assistance Program, Discounted GoodLife Fitness memberships, Paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement and mental health.

Career Development - Professional Development, Lunch & Learn Sessions and Access to 100+ courses within the Company’s Learning Management System.

Preparation for the Future – Retirement Savings Plan

Employee Recognition - Service Recognition Program


The counsellor is responsible to conduct intake assessments & completing various paperwork during the orientation and assessment process.

Attend to walk-in patients and provide fast track access to get the patient on the program as soon as possible - We are following strict Covid-19 Rules with physical distancing.

Orient patient to program guidelines

Book appointments for short term counselling sessions as required by the patient/physician

Provide appropriate referrals to patients to access other support services as per the treatment plan

Doing interventions and responding to patient emergencies using approved crisis/emergency intervention approaches and reporting such incidents to the patient’s physician and manager

Follow the principles of quality file documentation as outlined in policy and procedure

Providing appropriate support when requested by the clinic manager & support staff with certain duties which would assist the physician in a proactive patient case management.


Degree or Diploma in drug & alcohol counselling with minimum 1 year experience

Provision of a recent and acceptable Criminal Reference Check.

Current First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset.

Ability to handle stressful situations

Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

Strong communication skills demonstrating compassion and empathy

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Excellent verbal and written English language skills

Professional manner and ability to take personal initiative

Personal commitment to wellness and demonstrated interest in the field

Must be flexible and drive to different clinic locations as needed


At the Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres, we strive to be leaders in the industry by creating access to best-in-class treatment to the communities that we serve. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals living with the devastating effects of drug addiction. We focus on the quality of care and patient experience while providing an encouraging, compassionate and judgement-free environment. We apply a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach and strive to provide quality of care and patient experience while providing an encouraging, compassionate and judgement-free care environment. Each of our clinics offers integrated medical and pharmacy services specifically designed to engage patients in a manner that promotes the development of a strong therapeutic relationship between the patient and his/her CARE team.

Please visit www.canatc.ca for more information!

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