Addiction Counsellor

Job Posting: Addiction Counsellor in Nanaimo, BC

About Edgewood Health Network

Edgewood Health Network (EHN) brings together a North American network of addiction and mental health providers. With over 50-years of combined experience, EHN provides the first comprehensive treatment options to patients, families, and health care practitioners. Our network includes 2 world-class inpatient treatment facilities in BC and Ontario and 8 outpatient clinics across Canada and the U.S. EHN has ambitious aspirations to continue to expand the network in order to offer the best possible care and support to our patients and clients, growing organically and through acquisition.

Edgewood, Extending the Branch of Hope

In-Patient Addiction Treatment Centre seeks an outstanding counsellor to join our multidisciplinary team. In beautiful Nanaimo, BC Canada, Edgewood is an internationally renowned accredited and licensed private residential facility specializing in addiction treatments and substance abuse therapy with full-time medical and psychiatric staff. The primary function of the addictions counsellor is to identify, evaluate and treat persons who experience problems related to the use of mood-altering chemicals and/or behaviours, and to deal with the relationship between these experiences and the use or abuse of these chemicals.

Your qualifications include:

Knowledge of the 12 steps, addictions disorders, and experience facilitating group therapy, lecturing, and educational presentations. The successful applicant will have a combination of education, training and experience in the field of addictions and mental health, and a Masters Degree.

Competitive wages, excellent benefits and a mutually supportive work environment. Salary to commensurate with training and experience. As a member of our multi-disciplinary team, you will be part of a dedicated group of professionals who help patients and their families regain lives free from addiction. Edgewood is an equal opportunity employer which practices the principles of employment equity. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

How to Apply
Attention: Elizabeth Loudon, Clinical Director
Fax: 250-751-2758

By Mail:
2121 Boxwood Rd. Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4L2

Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls, please.