New job Addictions Counsellor in Saskatchewan

Addictions Counsellor

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $33.36 - $41.81 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Addictions Counsellor - COR002158
Employment Type: SGEU Term 9 months or more
Location(s): SK-North Central-Prince Albert
Ministry: 073 Corrections Policing and Public Safety
Salary Range: $33.361 - $41.805 Hourly
Grade: SGEU.10.

Pine Grove Correctional Centre is seeking a highly motivated Addictions and Programs facilitator for a 1-year term. As the successful candidate, your duties will include providing leadership and direction to staff/volunteers, completing Addictions assessments and preparing inmate evaluations.

The successful candidate will have a combination of education and experience in Addictions Counselling. Preference will be given to candidates with certification in Addictions Counselling. As the successful candidate, you will typically have several years of practical experience in delivering programming of Addiction treatment and recovery principles and practices, methodologies of assessing and providing specialized treatment, as well as practical experience with Cognitive Behavioral programming.

You will be responsible to facilitate Cognitive Behavioural Addiction Programs, one to one counseling with inmates and prepare inmate assessments for Justice stakeholders and the community. You will act as liaison with community resources and as a resource to the Correctional Centre as a whole; particularly for the Assistant Deputy Director of Programs, Corrections Officers and Nursing Staff. Execution of these duties will depend on your communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with your colleagues, inmates, community and other stakeholders within the Correctional centre environment.

The Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Prince Albert is a facility for women only. Corrections relies on Section 48 of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position.

This position will also be responsible for facilitating other life skills programs as needed.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work: C - SGEU Regulated 37.33 - one day off every three weeks
Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment
Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2021, 12:59:00 AM

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