Night Attendant – Eagles Nest Recovery House – Full Time Position

“Screening Process In Place”

Hours of Employment: 40 Hours a week!

Salary:   Based on Qualifications

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director/Counsellor of Eagles Nest Recovery House; The Night Attendant Counselling Assistant, working 8 hour shifts, will be responsible for building security; will be required to summon outside emergency service as required; will be responsible for the performance of routine building maintenance; will be expected to partake in designated training courses; will be required to enforce the Centre’s expectations and will, as required provide internal counselling services and/or circle checks.


  1. Minimum grade 12. or a combination of education and training
  2. Must be a certified addictions counsellor or be certifiable with CACCF or CCPC.
  3. Maintain a strong Mi’kmaq Cultural and/or language skill and have substantial experience working in a First Nations community environment.
  4. Must maintain accurate records.
  5. Must have excellent verbal, written communication skills, and effective listening skills.
  6. Must have ability to work as a team in a residential treatment setting environment.
  7. Must have substantial understanding of addiction and recovery including emerging trends.
  8. Must be able to effectively handle emergency crisis situations.
  9. Must have access to reliable transportation and possess a valid driver’s license.
  10. Must have 2 professional references.
  11. Must show evidence of a Healthy Life Style; and be actively maintaining, practicing abstinence of drugs and alcohol.


The selection committee may exercise discretionary judgement in waiving academic requirements in lieu of combined experience and training relating to the position.

 In accordance with the Human Rights Exemption, preference will be given to registered status Indians as defined in the Indian Act.

 Resumes & Applications of employment will be accepted until closing time (12 noon)

“Child Abuse Registry & Police Check is ‘MANDATORY with Vulnerable Sector’”

 *Screening process taking place and only those who meet the qualifications will be interviewed *



May 31, 2022 – noon

Please Submit Applications, along with Resume  and tow (2) letters of reference to:

Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling Assn. of NS

Attn: Ramona Gould – Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Eskasoni, Cape Breton, NS  B1W 1H6

Fax# (902) 379-2412