|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|ADAPT||Parental Leave Coverage - Part Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||N/A||2019-10-17||2019-12-02|
ADAPT (Halton Alcohol Drug and Gambling Assessment Prevention and Treatment Services) is one of the largest and most diversified treatment agencies in Ontario. We offer a full spectrum of services to clients experiencing concerns with addictions, mental health or concurrent disorders, as well as to their families and loved ones.
Become part of the ADAPT team; the team that makes a difference, supports its employees in their career development and creates a positive environment to work in.
We are hiring for a Youth Addictions Counsellor in the Know the Deal program.
This position will be classified as 0.6FTE= 3days/week
Location: outreach across Halton; office base: Oakville
Term: contract starting mid December 2019-January 2021
SUMMARY: The Know the D.E.A.L. Program is a partnership program with the Halton District School Board (HDSB) and Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). The incumbent delivers clinical services to clients by providing clinical assessments; maintains client records; develops and delivers educational and life skill group programming; provides statistical and anecdotal input for the evaluation of ADAPT programs as required; represents the Know the D.E.A.L. Program with community groups, as requested.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to enter the position.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
University degree/ College diploma in Social Work/ Social Service and/ or health-related field plus Addiction Studies certification, or equivalent combination of experience and education
Very strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, very well organized, able to work independently as well as part of a team, and able to work effectively during periods of stress. Very strong sense of ethics and confidentiality.
LANGUAGE / COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to communicate effectively with clients and employees at all levels within the organization. Strong listening skills. Ability to effectively present complex clinical information in writing and verbally. Ability to read and understand documentation such as operating instructions, procedures manuals and complex clinical reports.
Ability to deal effectively with challenges. Ability to apply understanding, based on experience, to carry out instructions given in written or oral form. Ability to analyze and resolve problems involving a large number of abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to use common office administration software, such as MS Office. Ability to learn and adapt to new computer software and applications.
Regular access to a dependable vehicle is required.
As ADAPT’s counselling services and programs evolve, clinical staff will be required to upgrade their skills and knowledge to keep pace with those changes. The employee in this position will be expected to take advantage of training opportunities, as required.
ADAPT is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace committed to Employment Equity. We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.