Addictions Counsellor

The Salvation Army B.C. Vancouver Harbour Light - Vancouver, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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On Call
Responsible for client relations through psychoeducational groups, individual and group counselling
Develops action plans with individual clients to direct them towards a continuum of care and holds them accountable to program requirements
Must participate in the intake of clients to the in-house Stabilization Unit and Treatment Program
Ensures that lectures are prepared and given in a manner acceptable to the Treatment Program Manager, and in accordance with the program manual and the monthly schedule
Monitors client participation in the program
Builds therapeutic rapport with clients
Ensures proper documentation is completed
Ensures that clients become acclimatized to their new environment
Other duties as set out in the Job Description
Willingness to adhere to the Mission and values of The Salvation Army.
The successful applicant will have completed ICADC, CCAC or University Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
One-year related experience, including experience in the applicable community social services sector.
Prior 12-Step-based counselling experience is a definite asset.
A working knowledge of substance addictions, homelessness and poverty issues and practical knowledge of life skills.
Ability to conduct group discussions.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, organization and administration skills, and strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office.
Willingness to work in a drug and alcohol-free environment with zero tolerance policy.
Qualify for and be willing to obtain enhanced security clearance.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

Background check consent
A clear vulnerable sector screening
A clean drivers abstract
Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training
If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.