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Children's Counsellor Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Wood's Homes

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.62 to $28.94 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 20, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Wood's Homes

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

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

First Aid Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

  • Social service or charity agency
  • Residential treatment centre

Specific Skills

  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
  • 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)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 20, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Children's Counsellor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
NOC code: 4153
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 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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