Career Opportunities
High Risk Child and Youth Consellor
Job Code: 2626226
School District #37 (Delta)
Closing Date: Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Dec 03, 2018 
 
 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 
Mandatory Document:
Resume
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
School:
Inclusive Learning
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary: 
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

Competition #S-18-521

1.0 FTE

High Risk Child and Youth Counsellor

Continuing

The successful candidate will provide consultative support to Principals, Vice Principals, school-based counsellors and parents and provide direct counseling to students identified as experiencing high risk needs, predominantly, but not limited to, substance use- and - where appropriate to their families.
 
The successful candidate will:

• Provide consultative support to Principals, Vice principals, school-based counsellors and parents in coordination with District Inclusive Learning staff.
• Provide direct counselling to students identified as experiencing high risk needs predominantly, but not limited to substance use and where appropriate to their families
• Assist in referrals and liaising with community agencies and other professionals who provide child, youth and family counseling.
• Provide key supports and services connected to the district suspension process including developing individualized strength-based group and individual interventions
• Play a key role in the development and implementation of district-wide prevention related approaches and strategies as related to high risk behavior, mental wellness and substance use.

Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology;
• Strength-based training and experience working with children and youth experiencing significant social/emotional, mental health and behavioural challenges;
• Strength-based training and experience working with children and youth using substances and their families.
• The ability to maintain an effective working relationship with children, youth, school personnel, other professionals and parents;
• Knowledge of community-based counseling services in Delta and the Lower Mainland
• Experience working within a school district preferred

WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED


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