Posting Circular: 02-20-21
Position Title: Domestic Violence Intervention Counsellor - Full Time Permanent
Location: Dawson Creek (Main Office) with travel to Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd and surrounding Indigenous Communities
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Counselling Psychology, Social Work or related Degree. Two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Duties: Working within a multi-disciplinary team and reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, the counsellor provides one-to one therapeutic interventions to non-adjudicated perpetrators of domestic violence. The Counsellor also co-facilitates group counselling for partners of domestic violence. Provides risk assessments, recommendations and safety planning support regarding the family to assist MCFD in case planning. Serves as a collaborative member of the Integrated Case Assessment Team in highest risk cases. Maintains case notes, client records, forms, statistical information and reports as required.
Other Job Information: Hours are flexible to accommodate travel, some evening and weekend sessions. Regular travel to the communities with mileage reimbursed according to BCGEU rates, travel time is paid. Work as a team with other Domestic Peace Counsellor in the office. Work in a friendly office atmosphere with 5 other office staff and 25 office staff in another community. Clinical Supervision provided as needed and regularly scheduled. Professional development opportunities. Monthly team meetings, team building days, birthday off with pay, staff fitness promotion.
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Vehicle Use: This position requires that the Counsellor uses their personal vehicle for travel in the region as needed. Mileage will be reimbursed.
Vehicle Use: The Counsellor must have a Class 5 BC driver’s license.
Hourly Rate: $36.92 – 43.05 according to experience. Full benefits and pension upon completion of probation period.
Closing Date: Open until filled
Start Date: As soon as possible
This position is open to male applicant’s due to the unique counselling needs of the male perpetrators of domestic violence. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, or religion. This is a unionized position with the BCGEU.
Send resume, with cover letter to:
Executive Director, Community Bridge
10142 – 101st Ave., Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2B3 or at ED@communitybridge.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest in these opportunities; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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