The Edmonton Zone’s Youth Stabilization Treatment program is recruiting a skilled and energetic individual to provide clinical and administrative supervision to a multidisciplinary team. This Addiction Counsellor IV - Counselling Supervisor role will be responsible for the clinical supervision of the program and staff, including Addiction Counselors and Client Care Assistants. The role is responsible for ensuring that services delivered are family and client-centered and concurrent-capable. Additionally, you will oversee the detoxification, assessment, treatment and referral process for youth; provide individual and group supervision to staff; provide input to the Youth Addiction & Forensic Mental Health leadership team; contribute to ongoing program development and evaluation; and, liaise with local police and community partners. You will also provide consultation, support and leadership within other youth addiction and mental health programs. This role will require a professional clinician with a demonstrated ability to lead, guide, and mentor frontline service providers in a challenging 24/7 treatment environment. An ability to manage and support organizational, operational, and individual change is fundamental to success in this role. We are seeking an individual who can be innovative and creative in the area of program development. If you are passionate about making a change in the lives of youth and families experiencing the harmful effects of substance use, then this is the ideal role for you!
As an Addiction Counsellor IV, you will provide clinical supervision to the Addiction Services team, coordinate the day-to-day operations as well as delivery of addiction services and programs. Responsibilities include the provision of addiction practice expertise, operational supervision of the Addiction Services team, development and coordination of the treatment and/or prevention program and may provide direct client care or deliver prevention programming. The Addiction Counsellor IV supports the growth and development of addictions staff to deliver safe and effective addiction practice that is concurrent capable. This includes therapeutic screening, assessment and counselling; psychoeducational and therapeutic group sessions; and prevention interventions. The Addiction Counsellor IV designs, implements and evaluates addiction programs and services consistent with AHS policies and practices.
Classification: Addictions Counselor IV
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: CH-AYS Edmonton Detox/Res-EDM
Primary Location: Youth Residential Add Srvs Edm
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 27-JAN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 06-FEB-2020
Temporary End Date: 15-JAN-2021
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: $38.43
Maximum Salary: $50.16
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Completion of a bachelor's degree in a related health discipline.
Additional Required Qualifications:
First Aid/BLS, Suicide Prevention Training, and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention are required. Minimum of 5 years of direct service delivery in addiction and/or mental health. Minimum of 2 years progressive leadership experience. Ability to mobilize and sustain effective teamwork and collaborative practice. Must have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and be skilled in developing and sustaining interpersonal rapport in a team environment.
Preference will be given to those candidates with a Master’s Degree, registration in a professional regulatory body, and/or experience in addiction counseling.