Position Title: Domestic Violence Counsellor - Permanent Part- Time
Classification: Adult, Youth, and/or Child Counsellor
Location: Fort St. John, Fort Nelson and areas and surrounding Indigenous Communities
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a Counselling Psychology, Social Work or related Degree. Specialized training and experience in delivering trauma informed counselling would be an asset. Two (2) years recent related experience Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Experience working with Indigenous communities is preferred.
Duties: Provides one-to one interventions to non-adjudicated perpetrators of domestic violence, their partners and children. Co-facilitates group counselling for perpetrators who use violence, physical, psychological and/ or sexual, or controlling behaviors within their intimate relationships and co-facilitates a group for the partners. Provides risk assessments, recommendations and safety planning support regarding the family to assist MCFD in case planning. Serves as a collaborative member of the Integrated Case Assessment Team in highest risk cases. Works from a feminist and trauma based perspective. Maintains case notes, client records, forms, statistical information and reports as required.
Other Job Information: Be willing to have flexible hours to accommodate some travel and some evening and weekend sessions. Some travel to the communities may be required.
Hours of Work: 15 hours per week
Vehicle Use: This position involves using your personal vehicle for travel in the region as needed. Mileage will be reimbursed according to BCGEU rate. A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license is required.
Hourly Rate: $ 33.83 to $ 41.32 according to relevant experience.
Closing Date: Until filled
Start Date: As soon as possible
This is a unionized position with the BCGEU. This position is open to female applicant’s due to the unique therapeutic needs of the perpetrators and victims. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, or religion.
Submit Applications To:
Executive Director, Community Bridge, 10142 – 101st Ave., Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3 or email to ED@communitybridge.ca
For more information about Community Bridge please visit our website at www.communitybridge.ca
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