Community Addictions WorkerFull-time
COMMUNITY ADDICTIONS WORKER
Full-Time Indefinite Term Position
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Reporting to the Supervisor, the incumbent will provide both individual and group counselling services as well as education and prevention services to target groups and the general population in accordance with programming policies; initiate and respond to prevention and education service requests from staff, individuals, groups and organizations; facilitate courses; support and participate in internal and external committees; conduct client assessments and referrals; provide rehabilitative counselling to individuals and/or family members concerned with an individual’s involvement with alcohol, drugs or gambling. The incumbent will also provide services to Rorketon School 1 day per week to provide counselling, education and support services to individuals, families and school personnel 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-centred philosophy and approach to the development, provision and support of programs and services.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or related field with a minimum of two years related experience working with groups of people in an educational setting and/or a suitable combination of education and experience; post-secondary education in Indigenous studies and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education is considered an asset. Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture, history and contemporary issues, with a particular emphasis on addictions and the impacts of trauma. Skills in developing, facilitating, implementing and evaluating educational services and experience in organizing community activities are required. A demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner verbally and in writing is required along with excellent interpersonal skills. Strong collaborative consultation skills and the ability to lead and train positively in a team environment are necessary. Demonstrate skill and knowledge related to Motivational Interviewing techniques and coaching skills. The ability to utilize current software, especially Word, PowerPoint and Publisher, and learn new technology for effective delivery of services is necessary. An understanding of, and sensitivity to, working with culturally diverse populations is essential. Strong knowledge, understanding and awareness of Indigenous culture and history is preferred. Fluency in English (ability to communicate in French and Indigenous languages including Ojibway and Cree is considered an asset). The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. Some evening work and travel will be required.
For a complete job posting, please visit the AFM website at www.afm.mb.ca/careers.
Competition No: 2022-155
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:
404-1st Ave NE Dauphin MB R7N 1A9
Fax: (204) 638-6077 E-mail: email@example.com
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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