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Job Details

Addictions Worker

Employer

Drumheller Society for Recovery

Date Posted

January 13, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Drumheller, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $21.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 16 to 24 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 27, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Drumheller Society for Recovery

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Research techniques

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients

Target Audience

  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Confidential security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Work Location Information

Rural area

Type of Community or Social Service

Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jan 27, 2022

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Addictions Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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