Temporary Part Time Treatment Counselor

Temporary Part Time Treatment Counselor

Temporary Part Time Treatment Counselor

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File No: OP-23-03
Date Posted: January 13, 2023
Closing Date: January 20, 2023
Location: Gore (Gore, Haig, Sunnyside) Treatment Home
Date of Vacancy: January 23, 2023 – January 9, 2024
Hours of Work: Minimum 24 hours per pay period
Wage: Hourly:   Start- $31.48       6 Months – $32.05      One Year- $32.49

POSITION:   The Treatment Counsellor will provide support to individuals who present with a dual diagnosis, and a severe challenging behavior as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Treatment Counsellors will be appointed as primary counselors for specific clients and will work collaboratively with families, agencies, and other members of Ongwanada’s multi-disciplinary team utilizing a bio-psycho-social model.  Treatment Counsellors will strive to provide clients with reasonable choices and seek to involve them in all aspects of community living.


  • Provide direct care with clients in a variety of duties
  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of client treatment/behavioural support plans and related duties
  • Performs organizational and administrative duties and other general duties as assigned

For the complete position description please refer to the “staff login” section of the Ongwanada website (www.ongwanada.com ) or contact Human Resources.


  • Graduate of a Community College or University in a related field, i.e. Developmental Service Worker (DSW), Behavioral Science Technologist (BST.), BA Psychology, Registered Nurse
  • Experience working with dual diagnosis, highly physically aggressive clients in an intense work environment
  • Current certificates in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Advanced Crisis Intervention
  • Successful completion of an Ongwanada recognized pharmacology course
  • A valid class G driving license with full driving privileges
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, written communication skills with good observational and recording abilities.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job and work shift
  • The incumbent must meet and maintain the physical, cognitive, and attendance requirements of the position

Please submit a Cover letter and Resume quoting file number by 4 pm the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Specialist


191 Portsmouth Avenue

Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6

Fax (613) 548-8135    Email: careers@ongwanada.com



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