St. Leonard’s Community Services Brantford has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults, and families.
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Concurrent Disorders Clinicians (CDC) employ a strengths-based approach to supporting individuals with addictions and mental health issues. You are part of a collaborative team that supports people who use substances through individualized support and transition plans, facilitating referrals, and engaging in individual and group therapeutic interventions. You make a difference!
This CDC position is within the Withdrawal Management and Treatment Services (WMTS) program. This portfolio encompasses residential withdrawal management, as well as two separate, gender-specific 5-week treatment programs, offered as both a residential and day program. As part of the treatment team, your core role is to lead group therapeutic programming to support client skill development and recovery. In addition, you will engage in individual counselling, develop and/or follow a support plan, support client transition back to community through connection to ongoing care, support them to be successful within a congregate living environment, and collaborate with internal and external partners to support client recovery. A residential environment uniquely positions the CDC to build strong therapeutic relationships, and support clients to attain their goals.
Concurrent Disorders Clinicians:
Hours of work: 22.5 hours/3 days per week (830 am – 4 pm). The successful candidate will have some flexibility in which days they work. The position is a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.
Training: Initial comprehensive training related to all aspects of the role, as well as access to ongoing professional development
A note about COVID-19: Our Agency is committed to the safety of staff. We are following Public Health guidance on precautions regarding use of Personal Protective Equipment, screening of staff and clients, physical distancing, cleaning, hand hygiene, and testing. If you are selected for an interview, we will answer any questions you may have on the precautions currently in place.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Rate of pay: Ranges from $23.22 to $26.30 (starting wage commensurate with experience) plus benefits
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Start date: as soon as possible
Apply by: October 5/22
Reference: PT CDC WMTS
St. Leonard’s Community Services Inc. is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wyandot, the Haudenosaunee, and some of the Ojibwa Nation. The territory is mutually covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, on this territory. We also acknowledge that the settler population has been able to benefit from this beautiful land. We are all treaty members and will strive to act in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and center their voices.
The Agency values the diverse and intersectional identities of its clients and staff. The Agency regards equity and diversity as an integral part of excellent community service and is committed to accessibility for all staff. The Agency seeks applicants who embrace our values and beliefs around respect for the dignity and diversity of our clients, staff, and community. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.
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