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Job Number:  37921
Family Therapist - Family Counselling Program
Job Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 6 October 2017
(46 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Compensation is in accordance with Appendix A of the BCGEU Collective Agreement

Temporary Full-time (35 hours per week) until March 31, 2018

Must be available to work Saturday (during the day)

 

This position requires Union membership. Compensation is in accordance with Appendix A of the BCGEU Collective Agreement. This position is open to male and female applicants.

 

Options Community Services is seeking a temporary full-time Family Therapist for its Family Counselling Program. The primary responsibilities will be to provide intake assessment and short-term strengths-based counselling to individuals, couples and families (including children and youth) referred by the Ministry of Child and Family Development (MCFD). 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology or Social Work, or equivalent with at least two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required.
  • Training in DBT and experience with group facilitation required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience working specifically with complex and multi-issue families. Candidates should possess extensive knowledge and experience working from a family systems therapy approach.
  • Training in a repertoire of approaches/modalities for working with families and individuals across ages and life stages (e.g. expressive therapies, CBT, EMDR, trauma-focused methods, brief solution-focused therapy) is an asset.
  • Must be able to convey an understanding of theoretical and conceptual principles as applied to particular client problems.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a professional team.
  • Current Level I First Aid and a second language are considered assets.
  • Crisis Line experience is an asset.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
**Resumes will be reviewed starting September 13, 2017 but the posting will remain open until filled.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number A20960 and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.
Contact Details:
Nancy Orlikow, Senior Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email:
www:   www.options.bc.ca


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