Older Adult Counsellor, Strong Families in Community (HR352)
At carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people. That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 110 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.
With numerous programs for youth, families, and older adults, we provide a spectrum of mental health and social inclusion services for people of all ages - from babies to youth to older adults - and their support networks. Our highly skilled team encourages thousands of Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.
This position reports to a Clinical Supervisor and is part of the Strong Families in Community department.
Our strength is our people, who together with their diverse backgrounds create a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is both collaborative and forward moving. Presently, we are looking for skilled counsellors to join our awesome team known for clinical excellence to engage older adults in creating change in their lives and communities.
The Older Adult Counsellor plays a key role in enhancing the quality of life of older adults and supporting integrated communities that value elders. This Counselling position provides short-term direct counselling (one-on-one, couples, or families as appropriate) in a variety of settings (office, home or community). Working from a trauma informed, strengths-based and evidence based approach; your counseling strategies empower older adults and build resilience. You will develop and evaluate service goal plans, maintain clinical records and reporting requirements. Additionally, you will support with community referrals and system navigation to initiate other actions as required. An understanding of family systems, attachment theory and natural supports and mindfulness are assets.
On our Counselling team, we strive to welcome and support the whole person. This position offers a high degree of flexibility in scheduling both in person or telehealth sessions, in an effort to support you in balancing your life with client and program needs.
The role involves:
Qualifications & Experience
Full Time Regular, (1.0 FTE, 37.5 hours per week)
$59,999 - $73,790
carya offers a competitive benefits package with excellent work/life balance and paid time off
June 13, 2021
Carya is an equal opportunity employer. Persons from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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