POSITION TITLE: Addiction Counsellor
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Outpatient Addiction Centre – Chabad Lifeline is a non-sectarian organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by addiction. At Chabad Lifeline, individuals suffering from substance and behavioural addictions as well as their family members are guided by experienced and caring professionals through the process of healing and recovery.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Providing psychosocial counselling, support, and education around issues related to addiction.
Specific duties include:
· Initial intake, screening and assessment of new clients
· Ongoing psychosocial support and counselling for existing clients
· Outreach Program – Education/ Prevention / Counselling
EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: BSW (with a minimum 5 years of work experience) or MSW or MA. Applicants with relevant certification and/or experience will also be considered. Excellent clinical and organizational experience is required, as well as creativity, flexibility, and self-direction. Shows strong initiative and independent judgment, has the ability to multitask, with proven critical thinking skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as having the ability to work well in a team environment.
Job Type: Full-time
SALARY RANGE: $55,000 – $65,000 (commensurate with experience)