Addictions Worker - Behavioural Health Foundation

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse gambling behaviour disorders)

Work setting

  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess clients relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement substance abuse treatment programs
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available