Northern Health

British Columbia
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Substance Abuse Specialist

Open Until Filled
$28.54 - $35.59
Terrace, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

The role is responsible to the Team Leader of the Intensive Case Management (ICM) Team. Substance Abuse Specialists are members of the Intensive Case Management (ICM) Team and work together to provide flexible, community based services that are designed to promote the stability, recovery and community reintegration of individuals who have a mental illness and abuse substances. The Substance Abuse Specialist maintains a caseload and in collaboration with the transdisciplinary team coordinates and provides, in a compassionate and responsible manner, assessment, crises intervention and follow-up services to clients and identified supports as required. The Substance Abuse Specialist performs all routine team responsibilities and has lead responsibility for integrating concurrent treatment with the tasks of other team members.


  • Bachelor's degree (from an accredited educational institution) in an Allied Health, Behavioural or Social Science field relevant to the position plus two (2) years recent, related experience in a health setting working with complex care clients with concurrent disorders.


The thriving community of Terrace is Northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Anglers come to Terrace to challenge the steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and resource product trade. Terrace offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.