Experienced Facilitator/Addictions Counsellor

  • Company:
    Westminster House Society
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Arts and Entertainment

Job Description

We are seeking an Experienced Facilitator/Addictions Counsellor to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an individual and group setting.


  • Group facilitation
  • Counsel and advise individuals or groups with substance abuse problems
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans
  • Establish treatment goals and milestones with clients
  • Prepare progress reports and letters for relevant parties
  • Educate families and groups on substance abuse treatments and prevention programs
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare or counseling professionals


  • Previous experience in counseling, social work, or other related fields
  • Candidate preferred minimum CCAC certification equivalent or in the process of obtaining
  • Experience with biopsychosocial model and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Experience working in residential setting preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the disease model of addiction and 12 step modalities an asset

Company Description

Westminster House Society is a licensed residential addiction recovery centre for youth girls and women healing from addiction. Westminster House promotes and facilitates a desire for recovery, helping women help themselves overcome addiction. The treatment program provides women with the necessary tools to trust their own ability to reclaim a drug-free existence. https://www.westminsterhouse.ca/