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Job Details

Supervisor, Counselling Programs

Employer

Vantage Community Services Society

Date Posted

June 16, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $69,500.00 to $85,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 16, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Vantage Community Services Society

Languages

English

Education

Master's degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Membership with a provincial association for marriage and family therapy
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • MS Outlook

Additional Skills

  • Recruit and hire staff
  • Participate in fundraising activities
  • Supervise other counsellors, social service staff and assistants

Work Setting

Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustment
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Conduct vocational testing and psychometric assessment
  • Provide expert witness testimony in court proceedings
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Prepare assessment, progress, follow-up and court reports
  • Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Supervisor, Counselling Programs is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel clients, and provide therapy and mediation services; and in assisting individuals and groups of clients to identify, understand and overcome personal problems and achieve personal objectives

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and the means of attaining them; may conduct research, publish research papers, educational texts and articles

directive

Interest in following up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustments; and in conducting vocational testing and psychometric assessment; may supervise other counsellors, social service staff and assistants

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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