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Reconnect Counsellor Job Opening in Victoria, BC - Victoria Youth Empowerment Society Recruitment 2017

CanadasCareer.com - Victoria Youth Empowerment Society is a rapidly growing provider in Victoria, BC. To accelerate the development of the continuing business and professional area, in December 2017 Victoria Youth Empowerment Society is planning to improve the number of employees and improve existing recruiting. Victoria Youth Empowerment Society opens job chance of Reconnect Counsellor located in Victoria, BC. This option has been opened at the beginning of December 2017 and will be closed on the finish of this month. If you're interested in Reconnect Counsellor, please read about the conditions and terms below.


Reconnect Counsellor December 2017

Victoria Youth Empowerment Society Victoria, BC

Fulltime Reconnect Counsellor

Position Title: Reconnect Counsellor

Program: The Alliance Club

Reports To : Programs Manager

Posting Closing Date : January 25th, 2017

Potential Start Date: February, 2017

Position Summary

The Reconnect Counsellor is responsible for providing the necessary services and support to youth accessing the Alliance Club program. Counsellors aim to meet short-term physical, emotional and psychological needs of youth by providing support and counselling, immediate screening, crisis response and referrals.

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 2-9:30pm / Wednesday 12-9:30pm / Friday 9-1pm

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Well established understanding of child and adolescent development.
  • Well established understanding of assessment, counselling and intervention approaches.
  • Established practice in maintaining appropriate and confidential boundaries and other professional counselling ethics.
  • Established practice involving families, foster care system, community, intervention programs, the Ministry for Children and Families (MCFD) and other systems in service planning with youth.
  • Demonstrated awareness of community resources for youth and families.
  • Demonstrated ability to work constructively and cooperatively in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic engagement techniques and evidence-based counselling approaches.
  • Established behavioural management skills, crisis response, intervention and risk reduction services to best support youth as well as to create a safe and stable environment, especially around issues such as trauma, suicidal ideation, mental health and addictions.
  • Support youth to participate in the development and implementation of individualized short-term goals as appropriate.
  • Well established understanding of nonviolent crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques and able to apply in crisis situations.
  • Ability to apply professional ethics to the general work situation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative and constructive liaisons/relationships with a variety of individuals and groups, including clients and families, ministries, other agencies etc. and provide effective community referrals.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation, consent, confidentiality and duty to report practices.
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate, clear and concise oral and written communication.
  • Ability to perform basic food preparation and light housekeeping duties.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Care, Social Work or a related human services field.

A minimum of 2 year experience which includes:

  • Knowledge and experience working with high risk youth and their families.
  • Experience working with high risk youth and families in a counselling or other helping capacity.
  • Experience with community based programs and related community support systems.

Pay Rate

  • Starting salary of $40,000 per annum ($20.50 an hour).
  • Salary is inclusive of all overtime hours

Hours/Conditions of Employment

  • The hours of work are 37.5 per week.
  • Must have clearance from the Authorization for Criminal Records Search prior to commencing employment.
  • Must have valid Emergency First Aid and Food Safe certificates.
  • Follows the Code of Ethics, Mission Statement, and Policies and Procedures of The Victoria Youth Empowerment Society and abide by the relevant rules and reporting guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Children and Families and other appropriate governing bodies.
  • This position is required to work in a stressful environment often dealing with groups of youth and youth in crisis situations.
  • This position requires flexibility in work hours (daytime/afternoon/evening) to accommodate activities such as shift coverage, fund raising events and representing the Agency at public events.
  • There may be moderate exposure to undesirable environmental working conditions which may require certain safety precautions i.e. client aggression, exposure to client health issues etc.

To apply, please forward your resume to the Victoria Youth Empowerment Society at 533 Yates St, Victoria BC V8W 1K7 or fax to (250) 383-3812 by January 25th, 2017. Please no phone calls regarding the position.

Refer to our website for more information www.vyes.ca

Job Type: Full-time

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