Job Posting 71459

Community-Based Victim Services Worker
North Coast Community Services
North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince Rupert, BC
closes in 50 days (Mon, 15 Nov)
part time  •  $23.10/hour; BCGEU rate step 11

North Coast Community Services Society has a position available for an individual who possesses the fundamental belief that each of us matters – our clients, our co-workers, our partners and ourselves. As a member of our energetic and compassionate team, you can offer new, visionary ideas that can help us to address complex community needs.

Program Description: Support services, practical assistance and referrals to clients - survivors of power-based crimes

The position is permanent part-time at 35 hours/week.

Pay rate is BCGEU Rate Step 11.

EDUCATION: Diploma in Human / Social Services Field

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years recent related experience OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience

EXPERIENCE & PROFICIENCIES:

  • Provides emotional support to clients who have been victims of power-based crimes
  • Assesses clients’ need for other services, provides them with information on helping organizations and professionals and refers to appropriate services
  • Provides crisis response and intervention as necessary
  • Supports clients’ interests and rights by performing duties such as liaising for clients with the police and Crown Counsel, obtaining information about clients’ cases including case status and hearing dates
  • Provides information on crime prevention, police and legal systems in general and specific to clients’ cases
  • Provides court support services such as explaining court processes and trial procedures and providing court orientation, information on court preparation for legal forms such as Victim Impact Statements
  • Participates in public education to raise awareness of physical or sexual assault and/or abuse
  • Consults and liaises with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations
  • Maintains and provides statistics and reports regarding service delivery

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to and daily use of vehicle, Class 5 driver’s license with clear Driver’s Abstract
  • Clear Criminal Record review

NCCS is committed to Employment Equality and encourages applications from qualified candidates.

Competitive benefit packages and educational opportunities are available for those who qualify.

All staff are required to follow the organization's COVID-19 health and safety plan, which includes wearing masks and social distancing.

This position requires BC Government Employees Union membership

Please email a cover letter, resume, and references when applying.

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