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Addiction Counselor
Hiba International Recruitment
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Vacancy No: HIBA-03160
Duty Station: Qatar
Closing Date: 26 Oct 2018

 
Background:

JOB PURPOSE:

 

  • To provide high-quality addiction counseling services to individual Guest Clients and Guest Client groups with a wide range of physical and mental health needs stemming from substance use disorders, in order to develop and implement appropriate treatment plans that support their sustained recovery and quality of life

 



 
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support and stimulate motivation and desire for treatment in Guest Clients and to present themselves as models of success which help to promote the message that there is a way to live without drugs.
  • Develop close peer and therapeutic relationships with Guest Clients, which facilitate Guest Clients engaging and sustaining in recovery and in linking with other members of the MDT involved in the treatment plan.
  • Be available to community members to listen and to provide advice and information on how to access the hospital services.
  • Contribute in determining the suitability of admission to the hospital services for community members, and as appropriate, encourage them to seek help and use the hospital services to support their treatment and recovery process.
  • Explain to Guest Clients the general nature and goals of the hospital  and its treatment programmers as well as the expected roles and responsibilities of Guest Clients to facilitate their full commitment and ensure an effective recovery.
  • Utilize counseling skills to assist individuals in achieving objectives through exploration of the presenting problems and ramifications, examination of Guest Clients’ attitudes and feelings, consideration of alternative solutions and decision-making.
  • Contribute to the development of the MDT treatment plan by working with the other MDT professionals on regular basis to deliver effective and efficient high quality services.
  • Work with Guest Clients in bringing together services, other relevant agencies, resources and people within a planned framework of action in order to support the achievement of established goals.
  • As part of the MDT plan, to help Guest Clients in managing times of acute emotional and/or physical distress.
  • Provide information and psycho education (Including Pre- Matrix and MATRIX Relapse prevention and Social Support Programs and Addiction Counselor relevant programmers) to individuals and groups concerning alcohol and other substance abuse.
  • Chart the results of the assessment and treatment plan, prepare reports, progress notes in order track recovery process and share information with involved staff in the MDT responsible for Guest Client’s care.
  • Evaluate therapeutic counseling and treatment outcomes to identify gaps in services and recommend improvements.
  • Participate in MDT risk assessments to provide recommendations regarding care and monitoring of Guest Clients.

 

 


 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

·         Certificate or diploma in Addiction Counseling (or equivalent) which includes clinical practice.

·         At least 2 years of experience in addiction counseling in a clinically supervised practice providing care for those with substance use or addiction needs.

·         Knowledge of addiction counseling and guidance

·         Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

·         Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

·         Demonstrable skills in developing and providing person-centred approaches.

·         Excellent use of the English language (must) and Arabic language ().

·         Excellent interpersonal skills.Ability to work well as part of a team


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