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Addiction Worker

locationMontague - Prince Edward Island (PE),

atJobs PEI

Estimated salary $22.34 - $23.28 an hour

Job Description:

Bi-Weekly Hours: 45 hours bi-weekly/ 7.50 hour shifts/ Days/ Evenings as required. (Commencing Immediately)The Addiction Worker, under the supervision of the Supervisor of Addictions Souris/Montague, will provide care to Outpatient clients of Souris/Montague Addiction Services. Duties will include but not limited to- assisting with the admission/discharge procedures and case plans for clients;- assisting clients in building life skills;- assisting the clinical staff in daily functions of the unit;- completing information on client records according to program policy;- assessing and monitoring client behavior, and reporting any major changes to the Team Lead;- assisting with urine collections;- participating in group sessions as required;- performing other related duties.
Minimum Qualifications: - successful completion
of a Resident Care Worker Program, Licensed Nursing Program or equivalent post secondary training/education;- demonstrated ability to work in a multi disciplinary team environment;- capable of sustained physical activity;- good communication and judgment skills;- have a good previous work and attendance record;- the successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to beginning employment;- an understanding of the nature of addictions would be considered an asset;- additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset.Please Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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