Addiction Counsellor

Thunder Bay Counselling
Thunder Bay, ON

About Thunder Bay Counselling:
Thunder Bay Counselling provides counselling, education and support services to help people make positive changes in their lives. Our clients are from diverse backgrounds and cultures. They are men, women, children, youth, seniors, couples, families, employees and employers. Thunder Bay Counselling offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.
We need your expertise.
Addiction Counsellor
Full-time Contract (12 to 14 months)
Thunder Bay, Ontario
This position provides assessments, case management, outreach, treatment planning and referrals, treatment and education groups and supportive counselling to individuals and families with substance use and related issues with a primary focus on youth and youth in transition.
• Bachelor of Social Work with registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social
Service Workers or equivalent
• Demonstrated experience in a variety of therapeutic interventions
• Experience working with youth aged 12 to 25
• Demonstrated commitment to a harm reduction model
• Demonstrated experience in substance use assessment, counselling and case management
• Familiarity with standardized provincial assessment tools
• Working knowledge of the addiction, mental health, social assistance, child welfare and legal
• Excellent report writing skills
• Trained and skilled in crisis intervention and group facilitation
• Use of a personal vehicle for transporting clients Thunder Bay Counselling is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are welcomed from visible minority groups, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Only those granted an interview will be contacted.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their electronic applications, including covering letter and resumes to:
Allane Danchuk
Director of Business & Finance