• Position Type:              RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS 

    Location:                     Halton: Milton and Burlington

    Wage Rate:                  $18.85    ($15.85 base rate plus $3.00 premium per hour)

    Hours of Work:           7.5 and 12 hour shifts, includes weekends, AWAKE overnights

     

    Qualifications/Skills:

    • Social Service Worker Diploma is minimum, Bachelor of Social Work is preferred
    • Previous experience working with and understanding of violence against women
    • Experience in crisis intervention, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Ability to work in crisis situations with multiple demands
    • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental and culturally sensitive support to women and children
    • Willingness to develop knowledge and skills about violence against women and its impact upon children, women and the community
    • Sound knowledge of community agencies and resources
    • Capacity to work in a computerized environment and ability to track stats as needed
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to conduct safety planning and resident care plans with women
    • Ability to facilitate women’s groups both educational/support and house meetings
    • Assist with on the job training of new staff, students and volunteers
    • Current CPR and First Aid is required
    • Current Police Clearance Check required
    • Current TB test required
    • Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset
    • Must be available to work all scheduled shifts as assigned
    • Reliable Transportation RequiredThis is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplacePlease direct letters of application by January 22, 2019 to:                                    Human ResourcesBy Fax:                       905-332-1155
    • Jan.8.19
    • By E-mail:                   info@haltonwomensplace.com
    •                                     Halton Women’s Place