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Permanent Full-Time Addictions Counsellor

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Job Order #: 5917849

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$21.94 - $26.17 per hour
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Full Time
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Permanent - 120 hours and 15 shifts / 3 week rotation
University Diploma
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Kim Laliberte

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The Metis Addictions Council of Saskatchewan Inc.,(MACSI),is a non-profit community based provincial organization that has been serving the people of Saskatchewan for over 50 years. As an Addictions Counsellor, you will have the opportunity to be exposed to all areas of our addictions services while working in a team environment. Addictions Counsellors play a pivotal role in ensuring our continued addiction services to our clients in our community. You will provide a strong knowledge and methods of counselling principles, strong interpersonal and group facilitation skills. Work schedule is Thursday-Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm. This position is open to applicants of all genders.

1.Work as a team with other counsellors to plan and coordinate treatment objectives
2.Complete and maintain accurate records and reports regarding the clients histories and progress, services provided
3.Counsel clients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies and adjusting to life
4.Interview clients, review files, and confer with other counsellor to evaluate the individuals' mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation
5.Develop client treatment plans based on clinical experience and client histories
6.Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to goals described in treatment
7.Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations
8.Participate in daily morning staff meetings and two weekly clinical and planning meetings
9.Modify treatment plans according to changes in client status
10.Assist clients in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support

MACSI requires all employees be double vaccinated against Covid-19.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Additional Skills
 - Use computer applications
 - Perform administrative tasks
Work Setting
 - Rehabilitation centre
Work Location Information
 - Urban area
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Work under pressure
Security and Safety
 - Enhanced reliability security clearance
Area of Counselling Specialization
 - Substance abuse
 - Rehabilitation


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