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Sexual Abuse Intervention Counsellor Temporary Position

Start Date: Immediately   End Date: November 25, 2020

The Columbia Basin Family Resource Society (CBFRS) is hiring a part time Sexual Abuse Intervention Counsellor. This position is 20 hours per week. Work days are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. There is flexibility in hours worked on those days. The position is based out of Fernie. 

This is a clinical counselling position which provides specialized assessment and treatment services to children and youth (and their families) under the age of 19 who have been sexually abused. The counselor will also provide assessment and treatment for children (and their families) under 12 years of age who have sexual behavioral problems. Working with offenders at times may be required.

Skills sought: Relevant Bachelor’s degree required, relevant Master’s degree preferred (ie Social Work, Psychology, Child and Youth Care, Counselling Psychology) with clinical training. Registration with a regulatory body preferred. Criminal Record Check required. Must have vehicle and valid driver’s license. Emergency first aid with CPR B.

Duties include: Building a safe and supportive environment for clients, developing client service plans, providing therapeutic and psycho-educational services to children/youth and their families, work in collaboration with clients to monitor and evaluate service plan, provide crisis intervention services when necessary, work collaboratively with clients to develop safety plans, maintain appropriate clinical, client and administrative records, interfacing with other service providers and professionals (Child and Youth Mental Health, Child Protection, Alcohol and Drug Services, physicians etc.) required. Opportunities to run risk reduction groups.

Orientation and ongoing training will be provided. Clinical supervision will be provided on a monthly basis. Benefits include access to an Employee Assistance Program and a Health Spending Account. CBFRS is a supportive work environment with a strong team. This is a great opportunity to work in a CARF accredited counselling program.

Wage depends on experience. Send cover letter and resume via email to fwrc@shaw.ca or PO Box 2054, Fernie BC V0B 1M0

For more information about the position, please contact CBFRS at 250-423-4687

Posting Closes: February 12th, 2020

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