Addiction Crisis Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
William Osler Health System
  • Community Outreach
  • Counselor: Family / Group
  • Counselor: Individual
  • Healthcare: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Therapy
Casual / On Call
  • Ontario - Central Ontario
  • Ontario - Peel Region
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-02-072019-03-31

POSITION:       Non-Union                                                                                           

Addiction Crisis Worker - Three (3) Casual



Mental Health and Addictions –Withdrawal Management (Detox Centre)




HOURS: Days, Evenings, Nights

(Subject to change in accordance with the operational requirements)



  • Three (3) years’ experience in the addiction field
  • A two year Community College Diploma in Health or Social Services with an addiction concentration, and/or complemented by other recognized academic credentials in addiction studies
  • A combination of academic credentials and relevant experience will be considered
  • Demonstrated screening and assessment skills regarding appropriateness of non-medical withdrawal services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the effects of withdrawal from alcohol and other substances
  • Current C.P.R./First Aid certification
  • Current Non-violent Crisis Intervention training
  • Core Knowledge and Skills for Withdrawal Management training is an asset
  • Knowledge of the substance abuse treatment system in Ontario
  • Knowledge of gambling treatment is an asset
  • Knowledge of second language(s) and ethno-cultural diversity issues preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work with other agencies and/or organizations
  • Demonstrated verbal, written and computer skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • May be required to travel between and work at all three hospital campuses
  • Basic Computer Skills


JOB SUMMARY:                      

Key clinical responsibilities include screening, intake/observation, assessment, crisis intervention, treatment planning, counseling, discharge planning, consultation and education.  Other duties include preparation of meals, attending monthly staff meetings and other facility-related duties as assigned.


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