If you are in the addiction treatment field, we would love to hear from you!


Become a Part of Our Team

Canadian Centre for Addictions is a private rehabilitation centre located in beautiful Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. Our team is made up of committed and distinguished professionals dedicated to compassionate and top-tier treatment for those dealing with addiction.
Please submit your resume for any of the listed openings. If there isn’t a current opening for your skills, please send us your resume for future positions:

Addiction Counsellor

Full, Part-time, & Casual Positions Available

Job Summary:

Provides prevention, assessment, referral, counselling, and follow-up services to individuals affected by the abuse of alcohol and drugs.


Candidate must possess an Addictions Diploma or Equivalent

Key Responsibilities:

  • Observing all 12 Core Competencies of the Addiction Counsellor
    Case Management
  • Development of client centered, individualize comprehensive Discharge Plans
  • Conducting comprehensive assessments, developing treatment plans and making referrals to other programs or agencies as required.
  • Providing individual, family and group counselling using therapeutic techniques drawn from the theoretical frameworks such as family systems, solutions-focused, narrative and psycho-dynamic group work.
  • Assisting clients to live without depending on addictive substances and activities. Teaching and assisting clients in developing life skills and community survival skills. Engaging clients in acceptable recreational and social activities in the community.
  • Developing and facilitating support groups for clients and/or their families as required.
  • Reviewing and evaluating the client’s progress. Providing feedback and support to clients and/or their families.
  • Maintaining client records, clinical notes and providing information into EMR
  • Performing other tasks as required.
  • Client Intake Procedures:
    • Processing Contracts & Payment
    • Personal Searches
    • Belonging Searches
    • Administering Client Urine Screens
    • Transportation for Clients (Company Vehicle)

Full-Time Afternoon Registered Practical Nurse Line

Monday-Friday 4:00pm-12:00am


Candidate must possess a Registered Practical Nursing Diploma, be in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have an interest in the area of mental health and addictions. Specific knowledge and experience in addiction treatment would be beneficial.

*Maintain valid and up-to-date registration with CNO and have practice insurance.

Direct Report to Supervisor: Programs Manager, Director of Addictions Services

Job Duties:

  • Administer medications; monitoring effects, providing education as required.
  • Provide oversight to detoxification assessment and follow best practice protocols for withdrawal management and initiate detox treatment planning.
  • Collect specimens; urine screens, pregnancy tests, both routine and random.
  • Complete pre-admission screening assessments of potential clients prior to admission date, to ensure the well-being of the client, to assist with determining a positive treatment fit, and by using evidence-based treatment assessment tools in ensuring possible liability concerns for Canadian Centre for Addictions.
  • Add new clients and clients pending admission to the physicians’ electronic charting system.
  • Complete intake medical assessments including vital signs, detox assessment, medical history, withdrawal scale, and medication review.
  • Communicate client concerns to the physician and arrange OTN meetings as required.
  • Process physician orders.
  • Follow up and consult on lab reports with Canadian Centre for Addictions physician and nursing team.
  • When necessary accompany clients to medical appointments or emergency department visits.
  • Complete depression/anxiety questionnaire and associated consents, and set up a psychological assessment with psychologist/associates.
  • Be able to work within a team framework in a professional in-patient rehabilitation centre for substance abuse, maintaining flexibility within the role.
  • Provide professional shift and status reports on each client seen.
  • Have a working knowledge of addiction and concurrent disorders
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the Canadian Centre for Addictions

Red Seal Chef

Professional Chef to create exciting menus and deliver exceptional food to our residents.

At the Canadian Centre for Addictions, our Red Seal Chef will lead the nutritional support of our treatment plan.  We believe that food is part of the healing process for our residents and good food is the basis in getting our residents healthy.


  • 3 Years Experience preferred
  • Comfortable working alone in preparing breakfast, lunch & dinner for up to 30 people
  • Prep, Cooking, and Clean-up of dishes and kitchen area required
  • Red Seal Chef Prepared Menu


Our Centre is 24/7 support for our residents.  The role of our head chef will work on a rotating bi-weekly schedule (73 hours bi-weekly):

  • Week 1: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Week 2: Monday, Thursday, Friday

Job Type: Full-time

Rate of Pay: $21.00/hr