COMMUNITY ADDICTIONS WORKER
Part-Time 0.5 Permanent Position
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Reporting to the community-based Supervisor, the Community Addictions Worker provides a wide variety of addictions services to the Boissevain and surrounding area. The focus of this position is to provide counselling, education, and support services to individuals, families and the community related to alcohol, drugs and gambling, with the capacity to work in other program areas as required. This position requires a commitment to a client-centered philosophy and approach to the development, provision and support of programs and services.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences or related field with a minimum of one year supervised counselling experience (or volunteer experience); working in the addictions field an asset or a Diploma in Applied Counselling with a minimum of two years supervised counselling experience (or volunteer experience). Demonstrated knowledge and skills related to assessment, individual and group counselling. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and documentation skills. Knowledge of the addictions and mental health fields and demonstrated ability to work within a complex system of services are required. Experience working from a client-centred perspective is essential. Training and /or experience in the utilization of Motivational Interviewing techniques and experience in planning, preparing and presenting educational material is an asset. Demonstrated ability working within, and contributing to, a positive team environment is required. Effective communication and problem-solving skills are required. Demonstrated understanding of, and sensitivity to, working with culturally diverse populations is essential. Fluency in English; (French verbal/written and or fluency in Ojibway/Cree an asset). The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
For a complete job posting, please visit the AFM website at www.afm.mb.ca/careers.
Competition No: 2022-156
Salary Range: $29.51 - $35.42/hour Under Review (Potential to move to a maximum of $38.12 per hour with specific qualifications)
Closing Date: September 16, 2022
Apply in writing with resume and cover letter to:
510 Frederick St. Brandon MB R7A 6Z4
Fax: (204) 729-3844 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is subject to a Criminal Records Check (including vulnerable sector), Adult Abuse Registry Check, and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any services charges incurred.
If you are currently employed by PMH, please utilize the internal application form. In order to be considered for the position, both internal and external applicants must submit a current resume with their application form.
If you are an external applicant, please include three work related references with this application. They must be from persons who are not related to you, and who have direct knowledge of your past work performance.
PMH has an Aboriginal Human Resource Initiative and is committed to increasing the representation of Aboriginal people within all levels of our workforce. Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to voluntarily self identify as being of Aboriginal descent in their cover letter and/or within their application form.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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