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Job Number:  40936
06-18 EFAP Counsellor
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 8 February 2018
(in 22 days)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver Salary: $32.97 per hour

 

EFAP Counsellor

Family Services Employee Assistance Program (fseap)

Internal / External Job Competition - # 06-18

 

Do you have a gift for building rapport in highly emotional situations? 

Are you looking for an opportunity to deepen your clinical skills?

Would you thrive in a fast-paced team environment where the details matter?

 

 

 

Family Services of Greater Vancouver

FSGV is a not for profit agency where we work to inspire and support those in our community who need help to reach their full potential: children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.

 

Since 1928, Family Services of Greater Vancouver has been creating brighter tomorrows for people and families in our community. Last year we supported more than 13,000 people to create possibilities for themselves through professional counselling, therapy, education, advocacy, planning, employment support, and other community services.

 

Join us to build healthy, vibrant, tomorrows for families in our communities!

 

Family Services Employee Assistance Program

Family Services Employee Assistance Programs (FSEAP) provides clinical counselling services to employees of client organizations who may be experiencing problems in their personal, family, or work lives. In addition, the program provides a variety of organizational services to its corporate clients, including workplace consulting and training, and critical incident stress management responses. As a social enterprise, FSEAP is a fee-generating business, with all of its profits going to support the larger work of FSGV.

 

Position Profile

The EFAP counsellor will provide clinical assessment, referral, and short-term counselling services to employees and family members, and as a member of Family Services’ EAP team, participate in program planning, development, and evaluation.

 

Key Responsibility Areas:

Counselling Services

  • Conduct a biopsychosocial assessment of clients
  • Collaboratively develop SMART goals and service plans with clients
  • Provide short-term counselling services within a brief treatment, solution-focused clinical framework
  • Refer and bridge clients to community resources for specialized or intensive services
  • Provide effective case management and follow-up to ensure progress toward clinical goals

Other Responsibilities

  •  Deliver health and wellness seminars and workshops to employees of customer organizations
  • Assist in program planning, development, and evaluation
  • Provide CIR consultation, assessment and response as required

Qualifications/Job Requirements:

Education and Training: Master’s degree in a clinical discipline

Professional Registration: Membership in a professional registering body required (e.g., RCC, RSW, RPsych, etc)

Experience: At least five years of post-graduate clinical experience (or 2500 hours clinical experience), 1-2 years in the EAP field

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior clinical skills, including significant understanding of mental health and substance abuse issues and short-term, solution-focused treatment approaches
  • Superior case management skills, including knowledge of community resources and ability to assist clients to effectively access, utilize, and benefit from those resources
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage professional clinical records
  • Proficiency in communication and team-building
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Ability to maintain community relationships

 

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check

 

Why Work Here?

  • Friendly Work Environment

 

  • Support the Local Community
  • Rewarding Experience

 

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and résumé in confidence to:

Pamela Downey, MEd, RCC

FSEAP Clinical Manager

#301 – 1638 East Broadway

Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1

Fax: 604-739-4353                           Email:

 

Please also reference the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Family Services of Greater Vancouver is an equal opportunity employer
.

 

Job Location: Vancouver

Work Hours:  Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday (14 hours per week approx)

Salary:  $32.97 per hour

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Open until filled  

 

Family Services is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders and sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and résumé in confidence to:
Pamela Downey, MEd, RCC
FSEAP Clinical Manager
#301 – 1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1
Fax: 604-739-4353 Email:
Contact Details:
To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and résumé in confidence to:
Pamela Downey, MEd, RCC
FSEAP Clinical Manager
#301 – 1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1
Fax: 604-739-4353 Email:
www:   www.fsgv.ca


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