3 Positions available – Child and Family Counsellors

  • 1 Permanent @ 17 hours/wk
  • 1 Temporary @ 35 hours/wk Jan 2, 2018 – December 31, 2018
  • 1 Temporary @ 35 hours/wk Jan 2, 2018 – October 31, 2018
  • To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families
  • To work two evenings until 7:00 pm (1 evening for 17 hour position)

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Children, Parents and Families
  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To work with children using play/art therapy
  • To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development
Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation
  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral
Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy
  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with other agencies and professionals
  • To collaborate with MCF Social Workers on client goals/programs, such as ICM’s as required
Key Responsibility Area – Administration
  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information
  • Prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required
  • Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community
Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development
  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of sexual abuse and trauma counselling
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences
  • Network with colleagues and other professionals in the field
Qualifications
  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with children and families
  • Training and experience in play therapy techniques, sexual abuse counselling and individual and family counselling
  • In depth knowledge of child development and sexual abuse dynamics
  • Knowledge of child protection and legal systems
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Drivers License
Other:
  • This position is covered under a collective agreement.
  • Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check. Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car.

Please email interest and indicate which position to tracey.rusnak@cameray.ca by December 4, 2017