Clinical Associate

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  • Post Date: October 15, 2017
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Job Overview
Irving House Addiction Treatment CentrePembroke, ON

Irving House is a modern and innovative addiction treatment centre located in Pembroke, Ontario. We are currently looking for entry level part time clinical associates to join our treatment team and grow within the company through successful completion of a probationary period and demonstrations of initiative.


  • Reporting to the Director and senior staff members
  • Working effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team (clinical and non-clinical team members) in establishing treatment and monitoring processes
  • Engaging in professional development
  • Participating in team building and service development, when required
  • Contributing on an ongoing basis to maintain a healthy workplace environment
  • Client supervision and support
  • Holding clients accountable to rules which may include breathalyzer and urine screening as well as being able to discharge a client when necessary
  • Be supportive and give guidance to anyone who calls or contacts via phone or online chat
  • Administer medication following the Irving House policies and procedures
  • Cleaning duties
  • Driving clients to meetings/appointments outside of Irving House
  • Other duties as required


  • Knowledge of working with clients who have substance use disorder
  • Working towards certification within the appropriate field
  • Diploma in Human Services, Addiction Studies or Social Service Worker an asset
  • NVCI- Non violet crisis intervention or alternative crisis intervention training
  • Standard First-Aid and CPR Certifications are mandatory
  • Valid Driver’s License (Full G or F)


  • Conflict resolution/problem solving skills
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Demonstrate good decision making in dealing with safety issues and/or aggressive/intoxicated clients, if required
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Effective written communications skills including the ability to maintain clinical notes
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient computer skills with basic knowledge of a windows environment, word processing, and E-mail, i.e., Microsoft Word, OneNote.

Personal Attributes

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Take responsibility for your own education and development
  • Maintain a positive attitude and motivate others
  • Maintain and hold yourself to Irving House Standards

Must be willing to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays. The individual(s) that we are seeking must be flexible and have adequate availability.

Positions are available immediately and interviews will be conducted throughout the application period.

Irving House is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all Federal and Provincial Laws

We thank all of those who apply but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applications MUST be sent via email. Applications submitted in person will not be accepted and we ask that applicant’s respect this.

Job Type: Part-time

Required license or certification: G

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