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Community Support Worker – Part Time in Greater Victoria and/or CRD

Our growing South Island Community Connections Program (SICC) is hiring support worker(s) to provide one-on-one support to adults diagnosed with Autism, PDD or FASD and who experience challenges with adaptive functioning. The primary role of the support worker is to assist the clients with life skills, vocational/educational goals and social /recreational activities.  Support work may occur in the community or the client’s home, within the southern Vancouver Island area.

Requirements:

Candidates will have:

  • The ability to have a flexible schedule and be able to provide day, evening, or weekend support to clients
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Clear Criminal Record Check for children and vulnerable adults
  • Clear drivers abstract
  • Knowledge of the transit system within the South Island area
  • Class 5 drivers’ license and use of a reliable vehicle, an asset

Education and skills:

  • A certificate or diploma in Social Services or a related field, (may be in progress), or 2 years relevant education and / or experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to new or challenging situations
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of internet applications and applicable office software
  • Experience with CARF/COA accreditation standards an asset
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of local community services for adults with disabilities

We offer a competitive wage (CSSEA scale) and a generous benefit package. For a complete job description contact Kelly Walker at kwalker@sfrs.ca.

To apply for the position, please forward a COVER LETTER and RESUME attention Kelly Walker, Program Supervisor, South Island Community Connections, before 4 pm on Tuesday May 28, 2019.

Mental Health Clinician

Sooke Family Resource Society is hiring a full time Mental Health Clinician. The primary role of the Mental Health Clinician is to provide mental health clinical assessment and treatment services to clients of the Caring for Community Affordable Counselling Program.

The job takes place in the Sooke area. 

 Key Requirements:

  • The ability to maintains a client caseload based on referrals from the Intake Worker
  • The ability to complete intakes and clinical assessments with each client, which results in an established goal plan.
  • The ability to develop and implement therapeutic plans to meet the client’s goals and objectives.
  • Provides short-term individual treatment interventions to address identified goals

Key Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or in an associated discipline.
  • Three (3) years minimum experience related to acute clinical mental health and addictions services, experience with crisis intervention, urgent response, and short-term treatment. Two (2) years recent, related experience;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and legislative acts (such as the Mental Health Act).

SFRS offers a competitive wage (CSSEA scale) and a generous benefit package.

This posting closes on June 3, 2019 at 4:30pm.  No phone calls please.

Please submit a cover letter and resume: Attention Shannon Brower, Adult and Family Services Manager

Mail:     100-6672 Wadams Way, Sooke, BC  V9Z 0H3

Email:  sbrower@sfrs.ca

Fax:     250-642-7663