Portage is a non-profit organization that helps people overcome substance abuse- issues and associated behavioural problems in order to achieve positive lifestyle changes. Portage provides drug addiction rehabilitation treatment in its various centres in Atlantic Canada, Québec and Ontario. Portage Prevost services youth aged 14 – 18 years of age.
Person who ensures the education and re-education of recipients according to the intervention programs established in collaboration with a team of on-site professionals, with a goal to rehabilitate the individual and promote social reintegration. This person applies educational techniques using everyday actions and by organizing, coordinating and leading activities planned in the life unit program to ensure that adequate attitudes and behaviours are learned and acquired.
He or she observes and analyzes the behaviour of the resident, participates in evaluating their needs and abilities, and records their progress by preparing appropriate documents. This person provides the planning for his or her services.
DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
DIFFERENT LEVELS OF COUNSELLORS
The duties of a counsellor may be performed at levels varying between 1 and 4, based on experience, responsibilities level, demonstrated abilities validated by successful examinations, and subject to the availability of a vacancy at a higher level. These variables are determined specifically from time to time by clinical services, and determine the class under to which each level belongs on the salary scale. The different specific factors for each counsellor level must, at all times, be described by clinical services and appear on the bulletin boards of each centre.
Permanent position, full time 37.5 hours per week
Variable schedule: 1 week day shift, from 7am to 3pm and 1 week evening shift, from 3 to 11 pm
From Sunday to Thursday or from Tuesday to Saturday
4 weeks of vacation
Bank of sick days
Type d'emploi : Temps Plein, Permanent