Mental Health Addictions Counsellor

Location: Moose Jaw

Term: Full Time

Category: Family Treatment

Reference #: 20-280

Contact: Sharon Miller @ 306-526-6346 or Patti Petrucka @ 306-751-2913

Closing Date: Oct 25, 2020 - 11:59 PM


We are currently seeking a temporary full-time Mental Health Addictions Counsellor. The temporary term is 12 months with the possibility of extension and an anticipated start date of November 1, 2020. This new position will be part of a new program initiative at Ranch Ehrlo Society. The successful candidate will be a member of an interdisciplinary team working under the direct supervision of a Family Treatment Program Manager and overall supervision of the Family Treatment Programs Director.

Within this role, the primary focus will be to assist individuals in their recovery from addictions by implementing evidence based best practices. You will be an independent and energetic family centered practitioner educated, trained and skilled in the area of mental health and family work. You will work within the philosophy, objectives and standards set by the Family Treatment Program and the overall agency.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing addictions related psycho-educational programming as well as individual and group counseling sessions to clients and their children within a family centered residential addictions setting. This position will be expected to assess individual/family and group needs and devise and implement treatment plans to help participants reach their goals while maintaining family safety.

Education & experience requirements:
• Master’s Degree in Addiction Counselling/Social Services/Healthcare required
• Knowledge of evidenced based models in substance misuse and recovery issues required
• Experience in a residential and/or treatment setting
• Current Standard First Aid certification

The annual wage for this position is $78,042 - $100,880, dependent on experience.

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