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ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR - DIPLOMA

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Job Order #: 5932520

Employer Name:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Wage/Salary Info:
$29.009 to $35.473 (5 step range)
Posted Date:
12-Aug-2022
Location:
LA RONGE
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Permanent
Apply By:
11-Aug-2023
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Contact Name:
Health Careers in Saskatchewan
Contact Email:
contactus@healthcareersinsask.ca
Employer Website:
https://www.healthcareersinsask.ca/work/opportunities/job-posting/?jobid=c2985031-541a-ed11-a81c-0022483baefc


Description

Employer Job Number: GO-00666576-6
Facility: LA RONGE SITE
Job Description: As a member of the interdisciplinary team, and under the general direction of the Manager of Mental Health and Addictions, the primary goal will be to restore, maintain and enhance the recovery of people seeking help for addiction and/or addiction related issues by implementing various modalities of addiction recovery programs. Responsibilities include providing informational programming as well as individual and group counselling sessions with clients. This position will be expected to assess individual and group needs of clients and implement plans to help clients reach their goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Addictions Counselling Diploma or equivalent program acceptable to the employer.
- Minimum of one year experience in addictions/mental health at the community or inpatient level would be desirable.

Licensing/Registration:
- Professional registration with applicable professional association (if applicable)
- Valid Saskatchewan Drivers license
Other Information

Field Hours
Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement.  HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of the treatment of addictions related conditions including concurrent disorders, use of illicit drugs, alcohol and problem gambling.
- Ability to function well in a multi-disciplinary setting with clients with complex needs.
- Demonstrate knowledge in addiction(s) and their effects on the family unit.
- Ability to screen for addictions and/or addiction related issues and make appropriate referrals. Knowledge of screening and addiction assessment tools and procedures.
- Current and
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