Alberta College of Social Workers

Full Time Outpatient Addictions Counsellor

Edmonton   |      November 03, 2017 12:00

Category:     BSW, MSW
Closing Date:     11/30/2017
Employer:     Calian Health
Title:     Full Time Outpatient Addictions Counsellor
Address:      1 Field Ambulance Edmonton Clinic
City:     Edmonton
Date Posted:     11/03/2017
Salary:     Offers a Competitive Salary

Calian is a leader in Canada's healthcare industry with a dynamic team of healthcare professionals delivering premier services coast to coast. Through our exclusive contract with the Department of National Defence Calian's healthcare professionals work in partnership with military teams providing quality healthcare to Canadian Armed Forces members. Our team consists of over 550 healthcare professionals in over 30 base clinic locations across Canada.

We are seeking a full time Addictions Counsellor to join the outpatient mental health team that is located on theCanadian Armed Forces base in North Edmonton.  As an Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre, CFB Edmonton's mental health team provides assessment and assistance to serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces dealing with stress arising from military operations.  They offer individual treatment services and group treatment services for members suffering from Operational Stress Injuries as well as general mental health support for a wide range of mental health illnesses and addictions.

Qualifications:     Must have a Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in Social Work from a recognized university and hold a current membership certificate with the Alberta College of Social Workers


Must have a minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience in the following:

- Adult mental healthcare environment
- Addictions treatment services
- Administering addictions assessments and formulating treatment plans
- Delivering addictions counselling services to adults in individual and group settings

Description:     In this clinical role you will conduct addictions assessments, create treatment plans, and deliver counselling services, including individual and group counselling. You will work alongside a mental health team consisting of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Addictions Counsellors, and Medical Social Workers.

Benefit from:

• Collaborative clinic settings
• Motivated clients with diverse presenting issues
• Healthy work-life balance with built in time for administrative duties
• Generous allotments of time for booked appointments

Please forward your resume to:     Amy Robillard, CHRP
Recruiter, Calian Health or call 1-877-225-4264 x 244 for more information