Family Counsellor

Posted on: January 6, 2022

Summary

Within a client & family centered framework, the Family Counsellor provides assessment, counselling, case management, advocacy and referral services to individuals and families for the purposes of increasing family resilience and cohesion and decreasing the experience of violence within the family.

Duties include

  • Accepting referrals, assessing client needs and developing & maintaining case files
  • Building trusting, therapeutic relationships with clients
  • Developing appropriate community and professional supports as agreed upon with clients
  • Providing warm transfers upon referral as needed, integrating community services into the care plan
  • Providing counselling services that are trauma-informed, culturally safe, age appropriate, and based on an intersectional understanding of the dynamics of abuse and power
  • Maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality and sensitivity

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology or related field, or an appropriate equivalency of education and experience
  • Substantial knowledge and experience in the areas of interpersonal violence, anger management and conflict resolution.
  • Experience and/or training in family counselling
  • Experience working with complex and multi-issue families.

Additional requirements include a valid BC Driver’s License, vehicle, and maintenance of a satisfactory criminal record check.

As a member of our team you will receive an excellent benefits package and work in a supportive, flexible environment. Starting wage is $32 – $34/hr., depending on qualifications and experience. This position will remain open until filled. Apply in confidence to the Executive Director
North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society
PO Box 2446
Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0
Email: nickir@nicccs.org