Job Posting 71813

Family Support Worker and PEACE Counsellor
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Kootenay
Kaslo & Crawford Bay, BC
closes in 47 days (Sat, 31 Jul)
part time  •  Family Support Worker: $24.50 – $28.50/hour and PEACE Counsellor: $28.50 - $32.50/hours.

Permanent Part-time Employment Opportunity

Family Support Worker and PEACE Counsellor

An exciting opening for a Counsellor to work with children, youth and their families.

25 hours per week(20 hours FSW, 5 hours PEACE )

As the Family Support Worker(FSW) and PEACE (Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment) Counsellor, you will provide comprehensive evidence-based services for children and youth between the ages of three(3) and eighteen(18), and their parents/ caregivers, residing in Kaslo and the surrounding area(including Riondel, Crawford Bay, and Gray Creek). You will work closely with members of the counselling team, referring agencies and community partners. Clinical supervision will be provided.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Youth and Childcare, or counselling or a lesser degree with a combination of education and experience
  • Experience or training in working with complex family dynamics is required.
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual, group, family and psycho-educational support services.
  • Experience with a range of strategies for imparting knowledge, improving skills and building awareness of resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention for children, youth and their care-giver(s) who have experienced domestic violence and identifying their support needs.
  • Demonstrated consultation and liaison skills with external agencies.
  • Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Benefits: Include extended health and dental, Employee and Family Assistance Program, RRSP contribution, a professional development budget, weekly team supervision, and a warm and inviting working atmosphere.

 

Wage:

  • Family Support Worker: 24.50 – 28.50/hour depending on qualifications and experience
  • PEACE Counsellor: $28.50 - $32.50/hours depending on qualifications and experience

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Full job description will be posted at www.nklcss.org.

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