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Job Number:  41699
Family Counsellor-Brief Service - Strong Families in Community (HR252)
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 February 2018
(6 days ago)
Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services)
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: $54,332.00 - $56,021.00 annually

At Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people.

 

That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 100 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.

 

With 40 program offerings for individuals and families, we provide a full spectrum of interactive counselling and development services for people of all ages — from babies to youth to older adults — and their support network.

 

Our highly skilled team encourages nearly 30,000 Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.

 

Family Counsellor-Brief Service –Strong Families in Community (HR252)

(3 positions)
Full Time (37.5 hours per week), 1 Year with possibility of extension
$54,332.00 - $56,021.00 annually

Competitive benefits package

 


Position Summary
Our strength is our people, who together with their diverse backgrounds create a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is both collaborative and forward-moving. Presently we are looking for skilled counsellors to engage children, youth, and families in creating change in their lives and communities. 

 

As a member of the Strong Families in Community Team, you will engage with children, youth, couples and families in a client-directed way, in the context of the client’s community.These three new positions will be focused on brief family systems interventions and service navigation support with the goal of ensuring timely, coordinated and integrated service delivery across carya programs. Evening work of two evenings per week with some additional flexibility is expected.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work or Applied Psychology/Counselling Psychology
  • Current or in progress registration with professional regulatory body i.e. ACSW, CAP, or CCPA
  • 3 years experience in a clinical setting preferred
  • A passion for working to create change with families
  • Proven experience in brief solution focused therapy preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client needs from a family systems perspective
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Effective clinical engagement strategies, innovative and client-centered approach
  • An understanding of attachment, social emotional learning and mindfulness are assets
  • Working knowledge of data management systems is required
  • Strong organizational abilities and experience balancing multiple demands
  • Knowledge of a second language is an asset but not required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Current registration with a relevant professional association, as well as all necessary security clearances, is required.

 

 

Closing Date

February 16, 2018

 

 

If you are seeking a genuine challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is supportive, please send your résumé to:  
Carya Human Resources
200, 1000 8 Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3M7
Fax: (403) 205-5273 | Website:
caryacalgary.ca   |  E-Mail: hr@caryacalgary.ca


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If you are seeking a genuine challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is supportive, please send your résumé to:

Carya Human Resources
200, 1000 8 Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3M7
Fax: (403) 205-5273 | Website: caryacalgary.ca | E-Mail:
www:   www.caryacalgary.ca


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