11 Jan 2021

Part-time Counsellor: Wellness Centre & Outreach Services

Mercy Canada – Posted by salstad Langley, BC

Job Description

Position Summary: The Counsellor provides counselling to 10 individuals. She reports to and works closely with the Director, providing insight and collaboration to the integrated Christian counselling/discipleship programs and Outreach services. Along with counselling, group work and teaching/training is a key part of this position.

Education/Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in the field of Counselling, or a related Social Science discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Counselling or Clinical Social Work is preferred.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required.
  • Current First Aid/ CPR (Emergency level 1)

Personal Qualifications:  This particular role requires a person with strong interpersonal/ active listening skills, ability to teach, strong in discernment, empathy and compassion, biblically well versed.  She must be able to provide guidance, wisdom, and challenge her clients.

Competency:  Reporting suspected abuse or neglect procedures; thorough knowledge of program curriculum, policy and procedures.

Key Duties:

  • Manage a caseload of up to 10 women. Prepare for and deliver counselling sessions with assigned clients each week.
  • Effectively implement the Choices that Bring Change Counselling Curriculum; provide sound biblically based teaching to her clients. She will be sensitive to the Holy Spirit, allowing the Spirit to lead in counselling sessions.
    • Challenge clients when needed.
    • Assign and review assignments weekly with her clients.
    • Facilitate Group counselling; prepare, implement, review
  • Facilitate a bi weekly counsellor’s consultation meeting; send an invite to the Director and counsellors;
  • Complete counselling notes in a timely manner.
  • Complete ISP’s within a client’s first month.
  • Complete all intake applications/documentation for individual clients.
  • Engage in correspondence with clients regarding appointments
  • Provide referrals to clients where needed

Key Outreach duties:

MPower:

  • Educate/Empower/Equip individuals in the community, church leaders, lay professionals caring for people; prepare, teach, review

Keys to Freedom:

  • Teach/ Facilitate groups as needed

Other duties may be required when deemed necessary by your supervisor.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and short testimony.

Job Categories: non-profit. Job Types: Part-time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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