Job Posting 70429

Child and Family Counsellor
Cameray Child & Family Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby
closes in 20 days (Mon, 31 May)
full time - term / contract  •  $37.66 - $46.15

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL POSTING

 

2 Positions available - Clinical Counsellor, Child and Family Clinician -1 Position to June 2022, 1 Position to Jan 31, 2023

  • 2 Temporary positions at 35 hours a week, starting at $37.66/hr
  • To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families
  • Flexible work scheduling, to work two evenings until 7:00 pm

 

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Children, Parents and Families

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To work with children using play/art therapy
  • To provide teletherapy services (video and/or phone) during COVID-19 pandemic
  • To work remotely, other than 1 day a week in office during COVID-19 pandemic
  • To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development
  • To facilitate counselling groups

 

 

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

 

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with other agencies and professionals
  • To collaborate with MCFD Social Workers on client goals/programs, such as ICM’s as required

 

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information
  • Prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including weekly clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required
  • Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community

 

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of mental health and online counselling
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences
  • Network with colleagues and other professionals in the field

 

Qualifications

  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with children and families
  • Training and experience in play therapy techniques, sexual abuse counselling and individual and family counselling
  • In depth knowledge of child development and sexual abuse dynamics
  • Knowledge of child protection and legal systems
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Drivers License

 

Other:

  • This position is covered under a collective agreement. 
  • Cameray recognizes the systemic discrimination that Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour and many other groups have historically experienced, and continue to face in our society, and in our community.  We are committed to being an inclusive, welcoming and unbiased employer and service provider, and we are encouraging members of these communities to apply for this position.  Please feel free to let us know if you carry any of these identities.

  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car at least one day a week
  • After the probationary period, the successful candidate will be eligible for 100% employer paid benefits, professional development funds, and pre-approved Self Care days.   Cameray participates in Municipal Pension Plan.

 

 

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