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Job Number:  44555
Family Therapist - Family Counselling Program
Job Posted: Friday, 11 May 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 23 June 2018
(54 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Compensation is in accordance with Appendix A of the BCGEU Collective Agreement.

Permanent Part Time (32 hours per week)



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 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). 



Education, Training, and Experience

  • 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.

Job 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. Specifically, training and experience in the following approaches/modalities will be especially advantageous: DBT; expressive therapies; CBT; EMDR; trauma-focused methods; EEFT; brief solution-focused therapy).
  • Must be able to convey an understanding of theoretical and conceptual principles as applied to particular client problems. Strong foundational knowledge and experience working with attachment theory across all age groups.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a dynamic 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.
**Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21111] 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.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Nancy Orlikow, Senior Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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