Residential Counsellors

Support and supervise Client activities in Aventa’s 46 bed Women’s Residential Treatment
Facility. Aventa’s Residential treatment facility operates 24 hours a day, and Staff are required to
cover day, evening and weekend shifts. This position is for fulltime, weekends.

Responsibilities

 Monitoring / supervising Client activities
 Accounting for all Clients at strategic times such as curfew, bed checks, fire drills, and meal
hours
 Implementing a consistent structure of daily activities including chores and meditation time,
house meetings and bed times
 Communicating with other members of the treatment team for effecting service, and risk
management
 Facilitate group
 Support assessment, intake and orientation into the facility
 Organize and participate in recreational and leisure activities
 Provide support to and interact positively with Clients
 Intervene in Client interactions to deescalate conflict and promote positive relations
 Intervene strategically with Clients in a manner that supports individual assessments and
case plans
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
 Diploma or degree in a related human services field
 Experience working in a residential setting
 Addictions knowledge is an asset
 Experience working in a helping profession
 Basic computer knowledge
 Clear Criminal Record check and Child Welfare check and well as Federal Clearance is
required upon hiring
 Standard first Aid, CPR and Suicide Intervention Training
 Personal suitability

Start Date: ASAP
$20.00 – $24.00 per hour
Submit resumes to:
Mara Thorvaldson
Fax: (403) 245-9485
Email: mthorvaldson@aventa.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Calgary

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Aventa

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