Posting Circular: 14-22-23
Position Title: Domestic Violence Intervention Counsellor
Classification: Clinical Counsellor
Program: Domestic Violence Intervention Program
Location: Dawson Creek, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd and area including Indigenous Communities
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Counselling Psychology, Social Work, or related Degree. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are an asset. Experience working with Indigenous communities is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in a related human/social service field and relevant experience will be considered.
Duties: Provides one-to one therapeutic interventions to non-adjudicated perpetrators of domestic violence. Co-facilitates group counselling for perpetrators who use violence, physical, psychological and/ or sexual, or controlling behaviours 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. To support you in this work, clinical supervision is provided on a regular schedule and clinical consultation and education are provided as needed.Monthly team meetings are held to foster and support all staff in working as a team to assist community members that access programs at Community Bridge.
Other Job Information: Hours are flexible hours to accommodate travel, evening and weekend sessions. Regular travel to the communities is required as needed. Our Mission is to provide education, support and professional counselling programs for individuals and families to build and sustain more positive futures. Our Vision is strengthening people and enriching lives. A BC Class 5 driver’s license and ability to operate a PC and related software are job requirements, as well. If you are passionate about helping people and supporting the community members of Dawson Creek and surrounding area, then we would love to hear from you!
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Vehicle Use: This position requires that you use your personal vehicle for travel in the region as needed. Your mileage will be reimbursed.
Vehicle Use: You must have a Class 5 BC driver’s license.
Hourly Rate: $37.66 – 46.15 according to experience with a master’s degree. $33.83-$41.32 with a bachelor’s degree and according to experience. Full benefits and pension upon completion of probation
Closing Date: Until Filled Start Date: As soon as possible
This is a unionized position with the BCGEU. This position is open to male applicants’ due to the unique therapeutic needs of the persons accessing the program. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, or religion.
Submit Applications To: Executive Director, Community Bridge, 10142 – 101 Ave., Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3 or email
For more information about Community Bridge and Dawson Creek please visit these websites communitybridge.ca www.dawsoncreek.ca
We thank you for your interest and only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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