Alberta Health Services Addiction Counsellor III Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Addiction Counsellor III
Edmonton, AB

Addictions Services Edmonton. As well as community stabilization services. Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP), Non-violent Crisis Intervention, and Suicide…

As an Addiction Counsellor III, you will provide quality, client focused, recovery based and culturally appropriate assessment, treatment, case management, crisis intervention, education and referral services for clients and their families; as well as community stabilization services. You will develop and implement treatment plans and provide a range of interventions which offer least intrusive and most appropriate services to clients and their families. You will also monitor and evaluate client progress and achievement of recovery goals and adapt treatment as needed. As an Addiction Counsellor III, you will depend on your excellent relationship building skills with clients, families, government staff and colleagues.

  • Classification: Addictions Counselor III
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: CH-ACAPS Edmonton Urban-EDM
  • Primary Location: Addictions Services Edmonton
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 12-APR-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Full Time
  • Date Available: 20-APR-2018
  • Temporary End Date: 30-AUG-2018
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.06
  • Maximum Salary: $46.55
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Addictions or a combination of a bachelor’s degree in a related field with course work in addictions. A related degree combined with a diploma related to addictions, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, may be considered. Individuals eligible for registration under the Health Professions Act must maintain active registration. Individuals may require authorization under regulation to perform restricted psychosocial interventions.

Additional Required Qualifications:

All applicants eligible for registration with a professional regulatory body must have an active registration. A minimum of two years’ experience working with individuals with addiction and mental health concerns in a community setting is required. Prior individual and group counseling experience is required. Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP), Non-violent Crisis Intervention, and Suicide Intervention training are pre-requisites for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Good knowledge of community resources is an asset. The successful candidate will have well-developed counselling approaches, including Motivational Interviewing and have a strong understanding of the Transtheoretical Model of Change. Experience working with the adult population.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-03
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