Internal/External Job Posting - repost
Details of the Position: Preference will be given to the candidate with a degree in Social Work or relevant degree, who has experience working with women who have experienced abuse in their intimate relationship.
Classification and Grid: Integrated-Adult, Youth and/or Child Worker/Transition House Worker, Grid 11 JJEP Wage Grid - April 1, 2019-2022
Hours: Must be available to work evening and overnight shifts.
Starting Pay Rate: Starting at Step 3, $24.25 per hour
Benefits: As specified in the Collective Agreement
Start Date: Available immediately
Supervisor: Shelter Program Manager
Additional Information: This position requires union membership. Satisfactory completion of a criminal records search, TB test and Standard First Aid Certificate are requirements of the position.
This is an overnight position, incumbent can sleep from 2am-6am but is expected to respond to the needs of the residents and callers.
Days of work from 10:30pm-8:30am
Week 1: Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
Week 2: Wed, Thurs, Fri
Date Posted: August 4, 2020
Deadline for Submitting Applications: October 19, 2020
Send Application to:
Sharde Long, Human Resources Manager
100-3060 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria, BC V8T 3J5
Job Summary: This position assists and supports clients to identify and understand the issues of abuse in their relationship. The counsellor is responsible for the implementation and ongoing service delivery of our programs.
Reports To: Shelter Program Manager
Key Duties And Responsibilities:
1. Counselling with women on an individual or group basis, in person or by telephone, including:
2. Admissions & Referrals including:
3. Advocacy & Liaising Support: refer callers and residents to the appropriate support services and act as an advocate providing support with:
4. Administrative Tasks
5. Public Relations
6. Household Management
7. Performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications: A Degree in social work, counselling or a related field
Education, Training and Experience: Minimum of one year recent related work in similar environment required or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs.
Job Skills and Abilities:
Additional Information: This position is required to work in a stressful environment often dealing with clients in crisis situations. Counselling often related to physical and/or emotional abuse, and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Managing emergency situations is an ongoing expectation of this position.
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