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Job Number:  42426
Clinical Counsellor
Job Posted: Monday, 5 March 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 March 2018
SHARE Family and Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Coquitlam Salary: 29.91 - 34.88

This is an HSA Bargaining Unit Position and requires Union membership.  This position is open to male and female applicants.


Location:  2601 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam

31 hours per week (may include some evenings and weekends)  


Classification/Salary:  $29.91 - $34.88 to March 31, 2018; $30.66 - $35.75 effective April 1 2018.  Para Professional Grid Level 16





The Child & Family Clinical Counsellor is responsible for case management and providing counselling to children and their families who are referred by the Ministry for Children and Family Development.



 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with families who are referred by MCFD dealing with such issues as poverty, violence, trauma and other barriers.
  • Assist families to respond to crisis and provide strength-based counselling; office and community locations.
  • Work collaboratively with clients to provide case management and risk assessment, goal setting, planning, counselling, closure and where appropriate, follow up.
  • Participate with other team members including parents, Social Workers and other professionals in collaborative meetings.
  • Maintain appropriate and timely documentation and tracking systems.
  • Participate in regular quality assurance reviews, case and team consultation/supervision and meetings as required
  • Liaise with community agencies, committees and professionals
  • Provide services (individual/groups) and/or referrals as requested.


Qualifications Required:

  • Masters degree in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year post graduate degree experience working with parents, families, children and community professionals.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Individual and Family Counselling skills
  • Ability to work from a variety of modalities (including those suited for children) based on the needs of clients
  • Ability to provide trauma informed approach to supporting individuals and families.
  • Ability to provide an connection-based approach between caregivers and their children
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team
  • Organizational skills, including time management, documentation and report writing
  • Creativity, patience, empathy and flexibility
  • Group facilitation skills including development and implementation of groups based on needs of persons served.
  • Proficiency in Korean or Farsi is preferred; alternatively Mandarin or Cantonese or Arabic

Closing Date: March 16, 2018 (5:00 p.m.)

SHARE is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of visible minorities.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email applications.
Contact Details:
Nadia Contreras
SHARE Family and Community Services

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