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Company Name:
Calgary Counselling Centre
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Registered Social Worker, MSW - Outreach Support

Calgary Counselling Centre (CCC) changes people’s lives.  We provide counselling for individuals, youth and families of all backgrounds, with barrier free access and no wait-lists.  We are philosophically grounded in research and outcomes measurements and are achieving unparalleled client success; we educate and train counsellors — all within a thriving social enterprise structure.   

For the past 15 years Calgary Counselling Centre has been the Alberta leader focused on excellence in counselling, counsellor training and counselling research. Our work is focused on improving outcomes (or results) for Albertans who are seeking counselling services to solve a mental health problem, specifically a personal, interpersonal or psychosocial problem.

Through our unique learning-centered approach, core programs are delivered to individuals, families, couples and groups in our community. Having experienced significant growth, we are seeking experienced clinical therapists to bring additional experience and creativ­ity to our programs and to train students through our training programs.

Brief Intervention and Caregiver Support (BICS) is a unique collaborative program between Calgary Counselling Centre and Calgary and Area Child and Family Services hereby the mental health of children in care is the focus. The aim of the program is to reduce the risk of trauma for the children. Clinicians work closely with caregivers to strengthen and develop caregiving capacity in order to decrease placement breakdown, ensure smoother transitions, and equip caregivers with an understanding of the child’s story and developmental needs. The clinician plays an integral role in developing the child’s profile and plan of care as well as acting as a member of the child’s case team. As a member of a larger clinical team, you will be part of program development and evaluation.

Qualifications: 

Candidates must hold a Master's Degree in Social Work and be registered with their College. Preference will be given to individuals with an understanding the impact of trauma on children and youth, understanding of child/adolescent development, experience supporting families through the provision of practical strategies and tools, a strengths based approach, as well as experience working as part of a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team. Familiarity with Children’s Services would be an asset. Flexibility with scheduling work hours to meet family’s needs as well as a reliable vehicle will be necessary.

Successful candidates will have the following competencies: An ability to ability to work both independently and in a team environment, attention to detail; excellent organizational time management skills; excellent computer skills, ability to think and act systemically; personal flexibility; and excellent communication and report writing skills. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Calgary Counselling Centre: [email protected], no later than January 15, 2018.

Calgary Counselling Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries