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Addiction & Gambling Psychotherapist, Community Addiction Services

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Addiction & Gambling Psychotherapist, Community Addiction Services
Type de poste :
Temp P/T
Ville, province, pays :
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Catégorie de poste :
Professionnel de la santé
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Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary

As an Addiction & Gambling Psychotherapist, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

The Addiction & Gambling Psychotherapist provides education regarding addiction and addiction recovery, as well as counselling individuals and families struggling with substance use disorders and/or other addictions in the Centre and North Wellington areas. Competence in the 12 core functions of Addictions Counsellors is required. This position may involve intake, screening, assessment and referral functions; individual, family, and group work.

Hours of Work: Temporary Part-time until October 2022, 21 hours/week. Occasional weekend work.

What you'll be doing

• Conduct assessments for substance use, problem gambling, and other related areas to individuals to help guide in treatment planning
• Provide individual counseling to support the individual’s addiction and mental health recovery
• Develop and present psycho-educational sessions to clients/patients in individual or large group formats
• Provide a learning experience for volunteers, staff and students through supporting their observer role in group and/or by supervising students.
• Lead group counselling sessions
• Liaise with referral sources and other relevant outside organizations regarding patient/client’s progress
• Support patient’s/clients’ discharge planning through referral to appropriate community resources
• Assist patients/clients in coordinating outpatient counselling and/or follow-up
• Offer Family Education/Counseling

What we're looking for

• Bachelor’s Degree in a recognized Social Sciences program with addiction specific education
• Must be a member of a regulate College to practice psychotherapy (ex. CRPO, OCSWSSW)
• Certification in Addiction Counselling (ICADC) preferred
• Membership with Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) an asset
• Experience in group and individual counselling and skills in presenting to large groups
• Experience working with families and providing family counseling
• Experience coordinating client care with other service providers
• Demonstrated experience in chemical dependence, gambling and concurrent psychiatric disorders
• Experience in mood disorders an asset
• Ability to work independently as well as ability to work within an interdisciplinary team
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to own vehicle and ability/willingness to travel within Central and North Wellington Townships
• Engaging, collaborative and creative, astute to clients' needs with the ability to adapt and be flexible

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!

Homewood Health Inc. is committed to ensuring that its teams reflect the diversity of our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with the various provincial legislations that we operate under, Homewood Health is committed to working in collaboration with any team member who may require workplace accommodation in order to successfully perform any or all aspects of their role. Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

L'opinion de notre équipe

Je travaille dans un milieu qui valorise le travail d'équipe. C'est cela qui me donne envie de revenir travailler chaque matin.

- Allison,Services de réintégration au travail

Je me sens bien appuyée et je sais que mon travail est apprécié à tous les niveaux de l'organisation.

- Tamaura,Centre de santé Homewood

Il est gratifiant de savoir que les services indispensables que nous offrons dans le cadre de notre travail font vraiment avancer les choses.

- Gabor,Services de maintien au travail