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Clinical Substance Use Counsellor

Surrey, BC
Full Time

Are you someone who enjoys formulating and implementing treatment plans? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Can you communicate effectively in English and Punjabi, both verbally and in writing? 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 Clinical Substance Use Counsellor to join the Mental Health & Substance Use Services serving Surrey, BC.
Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Provide comprehensive clinical counselling and therapy to youth and adults with, or affected by problematic substance use or addictions on complex cases including people in crisis. Provides therapy in compliance with the Alcohol and Drug Services ethical standards on cases on issues including violence, sexual abuse or mental illness, in group, individual and family settings utilizing a variety of clinically sound psychotherapeutic techniques. •Participates in and leads a team and/or local committees and internal and external case conferences by engaging in practice evaluation, identifying opportunities for change, assessing available resources, initiating solutions, and analyzing outcomes. •Formulate and implements treatment plans by negotiating a process for achieving goals, collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team, and evaluating goals while maintaining respect for client dignity and maximum client self-determination and independence. •Identify's areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance client care services and represents the Clinic to ensure positive and productive community relationships. •Develop, coordinate, and delivers in-services, education sessions, presentations and training to clients, families, staff and other caregivers.
To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical Counselling, Counselling Psychology •Two (2) year's recent related addictions counselling experience •Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for work-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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