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Nov 26 2019

Counsellor for victims of violence and sexual assault

CERF Niagara

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Job Description

The CSC is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization providing health, community and social services. We have two main locations, one in Hamilton and the other in Welland. We are looking for a professional to fill this position:

1 full-time position – 35 hours/week

Location: Welland with travels

Salary range: $ 58, 412 to $ 70, 375

Excellent benefits

Under the direction of the Director of Specialized Services and the Coordinator of the Violence Against Women team, the incumbent will always work according to the principles of health promotion and the determinants of health. She will provide counselling intervention services to women who are victims of violence and sexual assault.


  • Prepare response plans based on client strengths and needs
  • Provide individual and group counselling services to clients
  • Plan, promote and lead groups for clients
  • Participate in activities to promote the services of the team violence against women
  • Evaluate his/her intervention and participate in peer and other programs and services
  • Liaise with community agencies to improve access to services in French
  • Refer clients to required English language community services
  • Contribute to the development of new programs or services
  • Participate in community working groups and committees related to service development and delivery
  • Prepare reports, maintain records and maintain program statistics


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field from a recognized institution
  • Experience and practice in counselling and/or psychotherapy
  • Member in good standing of a Professional College (OCSWSSW or CRPO) or in the process of becoming a member
  • In-depth knowledge of psychosocial assessment and consultation techniques and the feminist approach
  • Good understanding of the issue of violence against women
  • Openness to the customs and habits of other cultures
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic computer software
  • Excellent knowledge of oral and written French, good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic computer software
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of clients
  • Have access to a motor vehicle and hold a valid Ontario driver’s license

How to Apply

Please send us your cover letter and resume in French or English by 4 pm on December 16, 2019

By email to

The CSC is committed to the principle of equal access to employment.

Accommodations are available upon request.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Conseiller(ère). Job Types: Bilingual and Full-time. Salary: 58 412 $ à 70 375 $. Job expires in 4 days.

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