Addiction Counsellor

Sage Health Centre - Kamloops, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

Addictions Counsellor

We currently have an exciting opportunity with our clinical team at Sage Health Centrelocated in Kamloops. BC.Sage Health Centre is a licensed private agency that provides a customized abstinence-based residential addictions treatment program for men and women. Our evidence-based treatment approach focuses on stabilization in early recovery by integrating holistic modalities, 12 step/SMART program concepts, and psycho-educational strategies and skills sets for relapse prevention and aftercare. All therapeutic groups, individual counselling sessions, and psycho-educational components are presented from a strengths perspective that motivate clients to define and utilize their existing skills and assets which promotes self-efficacy in their recovery process.


The successful candidate will be supported by our clinical team regarding case management, and training in completing comprehensive bio/psycho/social assessments, one on one counselling, and group facilitation.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field – BSW, BA Psychology, BA Counselling
  • Understanding of DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 is an asset
  • Addiction specific certification is an asset


  • Minimum one year addiction counselling or experience in a related field is an asset
  • Experience in facilitating psycho-educational/therapeutic groups is an asset
  • Understanding of 12 step/SMART recovery programs is an asset


  • Full time – 40 hours/week
  • Day shift (8:30 – 4:30) Mon-Fri – some weekends may be required
  • $30 - $35/hour plus full benefits package after three month probation

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00 to $35.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00 to $35.00 /hour


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • Kamloops, BC (Preferred)