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Addictions Worker

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Job Order #: 5588326

Employer Name:
Montreal Lake Child and Family Agency Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
Dependant on education and experience.
Posted Date:
13-Sep-2017
Location:
MONTREAL LAKE
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Apply By:
26-Sep-2017
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Montreal Lake Child and Family Agency Inc.

Contact Name:
Neeyanna Nelson

Contact Phone:
306 663 5095

Contact Fax:
306 6630 5099

Contact Email:
n.nelson@sasktel.net



Description

The Addictions Worker is responsible for providing essential services to the children and families, within the communities of Montreal Lake and Little Red River Reserve 106B, in which they will provide treatment and recovery plans through the land based approach. The Addictions Worker will provide the following services, while employed with Montreal Lake Child and Family Agency:

Certificate in substance abuse and/or equivalent experience or a certification in addictions counselling through a recognized institution.
Applies theoretical knowledge needed for an effective and compassionate role in treatment, prevention and health promotion wherever addiction, or the potential for addiction affects peoples lives.
Conducts clinical case conferences, ensuring client progress and documentation.
Assess clients for mental health, addiction and/or addiction related issues including co-occurring disorders in accordance with the developmental model of recovery; the Saskatchewan Model of Recovery Services, the Motivational Assessment Process and the policies and procedures established by Addiction Services to provide appropriate counselling services referrals for clients
Develops rehabilitative plans for clients
Develops public education, prevention and health promotion programs in response to client needs
Conducts counselling and group therapy sessions meeting clients needs and in the problem-solving process
Assists in review, revision and development of treatment policies and procedures
Must live a healthy lifestyle and refrain from activities that bring discredit to MLCFA (public intoxication, drug use, abuse against others)
Must maintain confidentiality

 

Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Community or neighbourhood centre
 - Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
 - Social service agency
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Willing to travel regularly
 - Own vehicle
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
Target Groups or Clients
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Families
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
 - Child welfare

 

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