Addictions Support/Counselor

Kamloops Addictions Clinic - Kamloops, BC (30+ days ago)

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Seeking a Dedicated, resourceful, adaptive, and empathetic individual to provide psycho-social support to people accessing our fast paced downtown clinic. The successful candidate must be understanding and compassionate towards people struggling with addictions.

Part time Mondays and Thursdays 9-4:30, and half days, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Duties include:

Providing1:1 support to people accessing the clinic,

Assisting with PWDs, Income Assistance, Applications for treatment Centres etc.

Connecting people with community resources.

Managing harm reduction supplies/Harm reduction education, providing naloxone training.

Facilitating with smart recovery SMART Recovery Meetings ( Education will be provided)

Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Essential to be compassionate towards people struggling with addictions

Strong organizational and communication skills

Able to work well independently

Strong interpersonal skills and emotional maturity

Counseling and familiarity with SMART recovery an asset

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to Lorry

Job Type: Part-time