SUBSTANCE/ADDICTION COUNSELLORS – GABORONE REHABILITATION AND EMERGENCY CENTRE 840 views

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GABORONE REHABILITATION AND EMERGENCY CENTRE INVITES SUITABLE CANDIDATES TO APPLY FOR:

SUBSTANCE/ADDICTION COUNSELLORS VAC 003 G/REH/2019

The Gaborone Rehabilitation and Emergency Centre is both an outpatient and inpatient residential treatment centre which provides care 24 hours a day (call +267 75202425) or as the arising needs of the service users. The planned lengths of stay of individuals will be between a few hours, days, months (1, 3, 6) and sometimes up to 12 months.
The overall purpose of rehabilitation and emergency centres is to make it possible for a person to give up compulsive, destructive behaviours that accompany the addiction, mental disorder, dysfunctional life, poor adjustment and recovery, with the objective of restoring the service user to an optimum level of self-sufficient, independent and balanced functioning.




Vision:
 To develop a holistic treatment system which supports people in need of rehabilitation and emergency services on their journey to recovery. The treatment pathway will encourage self-care and management and will be tailored to the individuals’ needs.

Mission:
 To provide quality, effective and sustainable rehabilitation and emergency care services that will support service users into living optimal and meaningful lives.

Values:
 Excellence
 Integrity
 Transformation  Confidentiality  Setho
Our Services
 Addiction Treatment
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Gambling Addiction
Sex Addiction
Food Addiction Gaming/Internet Addiction
 Mental Health/Dual Diagnosis Treatment Anxiety
Depression
Trauma
Sexual Disorders
Food Disorders
Psychosis
Psychosocial such as teenage misconduct, missing school, missing work, malingering




 Chronic Pain Management
For individuals in chronic pain or who have been using medication for long. This service also includes
medical adherence/medication adherence treatment.
 Psychometric Assessment
For the above disorders (addiction, depression, trauma, anxiety) and many more.

SUBSTANCE/ADDICTION COUNSELLORS VAC 003 G/REH/2019




Substance abuse counsellors provide a necessary support system for individuals recovering from eating disorders, drug and alcohol issues, gambling addictions, and other behavioural issues. They teach individuals how to modify their behaviour with the intention of full recovery. Because clients are susceptible to relapses, many substance abuse counsellors work with clients on an ongoing basis.
By forming a relationship built on trust with their patients, counsellors provide the support, resources, and judgement-free guidance that patients can utilize on their road to addiction recovery. Counsellors in this field help addicts with both crisis and long-term addiction management issues, which can range from immediate medical intervention to supporting them manage their recovery long term

Other duties include:

 Meeting with clients to evaluate their health and substance problem
 Identifying issues and create goals and treatment plans
 Teaching clients coping mechanisms
 Helping clients find jobs or reestablish their career
 Leading group therapy sessions
 Providing updates and progress reports to courts
 Referring clients to support groups
 Setting up aftercare plans
 Meeting with family members

Qualification
Degree in Psychology or Social Work or Counselling’
Substance/Addiction Counselling Training
Experience

A minimum of 1 year in a substance/addiction counselling unit, clinic or hospital


 


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  1. Moses Maina Gicharu

    kindly im looking for a job in counsellling. Thanks

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