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Job Details

Supervisor, Counselling Programs

Employer

Vantage Community Services Society

Date Posted

September 13, 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 Oct 13, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Vantage Community Services Society

Languages

English

Education

Master's degree

Work setting

Social service or charity agency

Tasks

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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Computer and Technology Knowledge

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

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Experience

5 years or more

Screening questions

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

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

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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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