Family Preservation/Family Support Counsellor

Temporary Full Time

The Family Preservation/Family Support Counsellor provides individual, family, and group counselling, with the aim of supporting clients to build on their strengths and develop positive relationships within their families and communities. The Family Preservation/Family Support Counsellor brings a strength-based approach to excellence in service delivery and reports to the Lead of Child and Family Counselling Team.

 

What does it take to be the Family Preservation/Family Support Counsellor?

You have a post-secondary degree in Social Work and three years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You are knowledgeable regarding the dynamics of abuse, parenting issues, mental health and addictions, and you understand trauma-based work with an anti-oppressive approach to family systems.

 

Why Work for Community Services?

SCCSS offers competitive transparent wages, a variety of paid leaves, benefits, and employer contributed MPP plan. Paid leave includes 3 weeks’ vacation during the first year, up to 4 weeks sick leave, and 1-week special leave.  SCCSS covers 100% of the cost of benefits and 75% of the cost of long-term disability. SCCSS offers opportunities for professional growth and to truly make a difference in the community.

 

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SCCSS encourages all interested candidates to apply, but only those selected will be contacted.