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Clinical Addictions Counsellor

Chilliwack, BC
6 days ago

Are you someone who enjoys creating awareness around issues related to problematic substance use? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Are you able to identify your own experiences and values in relation to the counselling role? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Clinical Addictions Counsellor to join Chilliwack General Hospital.
Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Provide clinically relevant assessment, relationship building, counselling, treatment goal setting, after care and relapse prevention planning, conflict resolution and referral services for individuals, families and groups. •Assess client needs and consults with clients and others such as families, physicians, and other referral sources, when appropriate, to insure the development of a comprehensive treatment plan. •Motivate and assists clients in developing and reaching treatment goals. •Document and reports cases for clinical and administrative case management. •Contribute to team building and program and policy development by participating in regular team meetings and peer review process.
To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Master's Degree in Social Sciences •Three (3) years' recent, related counselling experience, including facilitating psycho-educational groups or group therapy, working with clients who have addictions and/or who are frequently characterized as concurrent disordered •Valid Class V British Columbia driver's license and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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