Awake OverNight Counsellor

1000 Islands Wellness and Treatment Centre - Rockport, ON (30+ days ago)

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Private Wellness and Treatment Centre is currently searching for an experienced Social Worker/Counsellor for the position of Awake Overnight Residential Counselor. Theresponsibilities included supervision and monitoring the environment for safety and security for adults recovering from Addiction and Mental Health Issues.Provides support to the overnight Medical Staff if needed, preparing paperwork, performing some cleaning tasks, and other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Staying awake and being ready to handle any overnight emergency;

Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the client’s behavior, mood and healing progress.

Role-modeling appropriate and supportive behavior based on your training and experience.

Supporting our clients in their journey to a healthier and more productive life.

Maintaining a safe, clean and inviting environment.


Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, BA/BS in Social Work, Addiction Diploma or related field preferred.

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position.

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  • Checking on sleeping clients regularly
  • Supervising client awake time in the morning
  • Managing nighttime emergencies and crises as they may arise
  • Soothing clients and working through issues as needed
  • Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
  • Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the philosophy, mission and objectives of the Centre.
  • Contributing to the well-being of all clients by serving as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate dress, grooming, communication and positive behavior in a professional, warm and caring manner
  • Sharing vital information of the client’s progress with the treatment team.
  • Maintaining an inviting environment and ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times; replenishes supplies as needed.

Why Work with Us

At our Private Wellness and Treatment Centre you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of multidisciplinary group of professionals consisting of Addiction and Mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided to help you develop your professional skills and career objectives, as well as career growth and personal development oversight.

If you are seeking to advance your career in the field of Addiction and Mental Health, this position offers you that opportunity.

Job Type: Part-time


  • counseling: 1 year (Preferred)