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Job Number:  45449
Clinical Counsellor
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
(53 days ago)
SHARE Family and Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Coquitlam Salary: $30.66 - $35.75

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


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 Social Workers and Child & Youth Mental Health Clinicians.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Working with families who are referred by MCFD dealing with such issues as poverty, violence, trauma and other barriers.
• Working with children, youth, families experiencing mental health concerns
• 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


Start date: Immediately until March 31, 2019
Location: 2601 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam
Hours of work: 35 hours per week (may include some evenings and weekends) 


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.
Email resume and covering letter.
Contact Details:
Nadia Contreras
SHARE Family and Community Services
#200 - 25 King Edward Street
Port Moody, BC, V3K 4S8

Tel: 604-540-9161
Fax: 604-540-2290
www:   www.sharesociety.ca

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