Position Title: Domestic Violence Intervention Counsellor
Location: Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge and areas and Aboriginal Communities
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Counselling Psychology, Social Work or related Degree. Eligibility for registration. Specialized training and experience in delivering trauma informed counselling. Two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Experience working with Aboriginal communities is preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English. Computer literacy.
Duties: Provides one-to one therapeutic interventions to non-adjudicated perpetrators of domestic violence, their partners and children. Co-facilitates group counselling for perpetrators who use violence, physical, psychological and/ or sexual, or controlling behaviors within their intimate relationships and co-facilitates a group for the partners. Provides risk assessments, recommendations and safety planning support regarding the family to assist MCFD in case planning. Serves as a collaborative member of the Integrated Case Assessment Team in highest risk cases. Has a feminist and trauma based perspective. Maintains case notes, client records, forms, statistical information and reports as required.
Other Job Information: Must be prepared to have flexible hours to accommodate travel, evening and weekend sessions. Some travel to the communities may be required.
Hours of Work: 12 hours per week
Vehicle Use: You must have a valid driver’s license. This position requires that you use your personal vehicle for travel in the region as needed. Mileage to be reimbursed.
Hourly Rate: according to experience,
Closing Date: Until filled
Start Date: ASAP
This is a unionized position with the BCGEU. This position is open to female applicants due to the unique therapeutic needs of the perpetrators. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, or religion.
Submit Applications with Resume To:
10142 - 101st Avenue
Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3