Permanent – Child and Family Counsellor

One Position Available – Child and Family Counsellor

  • 1 permanent full-time position at 35 hours a week starting as soon as possible
  • To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families
  • To work two evenings until 7:00 pm
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
  • To facilitate counselling groups

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 MCFD 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, salary range is $37.66 – $46.15/hr
  • Cameray recognizes the systemic discrimination that Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour and many other groups have historically experienced, and continue to face in our society, and in our community. We are committed to being an inclusive, welcoming and unbiased employer and service provider, and we are encouraging members of these communities to apply for this position. Please feel free to let us know if you carry any of these identities
  • 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 lise.beauchesne@cameray.ca by September 28.  Internal candidates, please send by September 21, 2021