Sexual Assault Response Counsellor – Part Time Position

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGSexual Assault Response Counsellor

  • 1 part-time position at 25 hours a week starting as soon as possible.
  • To provide counselling for clients who have experienced sexual assault
  • Hours may include evening appointments

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling for clients who have experienced sexual assault

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To provide individual and group therapy for clients who have experienced sexual assault
  • To provide at least 50% of working hours in direct service to clients

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To manage caseload in order to negate or minimize wait times
  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To work in collaboration with Cameray victim support worker
  • 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 victim support worker, other agencies and professionals
  • To promote the program in the community

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

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 clients who experienced sexual assault
  • Training and experience sexual abuse counselling and individual and group therapy
  • In depth knowledge of sexual abuse dynamics
  • 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; salary starts at $41.78/hr (increasing April 1, 2024)
  • Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQI2S individuals, and those from other marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car.

Please send resume and cover letter to Armaghan Esfandiari at armaghan.esfandiari@cameray.ca by February 19, 2024.  Internal candidates, please send by Feb 12, 2024