Crisis / Intake Counsellor – Part Time Contract
Website Family Transition Place
Family Transition Place provides a range for services in the County of Dufferin and Town of Caledon: Emergency Shelter for women and their children, Counselling (woman abuse, sexual abuse, addictions) Transition Support - Housing and Legal, Second Stage Housing, Support Within Housing, Rural Response Outreach.
CRISIS / INTAKE COUNSELLOR Contract
Part-Time – 21 hours/week
March 2020 – December 2021
Under the direction of the Manager of Counselling and Youth Education Services, the Crisis / Intake Counsellor will provide crisis response and support to woman abuse and sexual abuse survivors.
Responsibilities will include:
Crisis Response on-site and the potential to provide Mobile Support for clients in the community
Wait List Management and referrals to appropriate internal / external resources
Advocacy for clients through outreach and collaboration with other community response systems including family court, criminal justice and health
Qualifications and Core Competencies:
Completed undergraduate level training in relevant social service discipline is preferred.
Completed Community College level training with experience in a closely related field will be considered.
Eligible for registration with a Counselling/Social Work focused College or Regulatory body
More than 2 years’ experience providing violence against women or trauma focused crisis support.
Familiarity with the links between violence, trauma, addictions and mental health issues
Ability to incorporate into counselling an anti-oppression and women-centred framework using a trauma focused lens/approach
Ability to implement crisis intervention skills and strategies
Ability to identify risks related to client services and taking appropriate action in consultation with manager
Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries
Strong written and oral communication, case management and report writing skills
Ability to work well under pressure and within the context of a team structure and atmosphere
Hours of Work:
21 hours per week (Monday thru Friday schedule to be confirmed)
Some evenings and schedule flexibility required
Compensation: $24.06 - $27.04 per hour
Family Transition Place is committed to equitable hiring practices and will make reasonable accommodations to support candidates. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Criminal Records Vulnerable Sector check.
Please forward your resume by 4:00pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to: