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Job Details

Job Number:  58242
Sexual Abuse Counsellor - Counselling Services
Job Posted: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 8 November 2019
(in 15 days)
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.

Temporary Part-time (30 hours per week)

(Term expected to be 18 months or longer)


Options Community Services Society is currently seeking a temporary part-time Sexual Abuse Counsellor, to provide clinical assessment and both long and short-term counselling treatment in a range of treatment formats and modalities to sexually abused children and youth and their non-offending family members.


The successful candidate will provide mostly individual and possibly some group counselling to children and youth between the ages of 3 and 18 using a variety of methods (i.e.: Trauma-Focused CBT, Art &Play Therapy, and Psycho-educational tools), for working specifically within the area of sexual abuse therapy.


Education, Training, and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology, Social Work, or equivalent from a recognized professional faculty or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is required with a minimum of 2 years of experience working specifically with sexually abused children and complex multi-issue families.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of play and art therapy with children, systemic family therapy, and trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as the primary modes of treatment.
  • A second language and First Aid training are considered assets.

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Believes strongly in a social justice approach to client service.
  • Well organized and works well independently, but also as a member of a larger team.
  • Has proven skills in building and maintaining relationships with community partners.
  • The position requires some flexibility for evening work with clients from time to time.
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle.
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting October 16, 2019 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21461] 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
Tammy Dyer, Deputy Executive Director
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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