Current Employment Opportunities

NEW Job Posting #2017-0340 Victim Services Worker and Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor 
JOB SUMMARY This is a combined position consisting of two unique, but complimentary roles. In the Victim Services role, the worker provides victims of all ages with information, practical assistance and emotional support needed to participate in the justice system. Service is delivered on a flexible basis to respond to urgent situations and provide timely follow up and support. Duties include on scene attendance with RCMP, assistance with injury compensation claims and impact statements, facilitation of court attendance and referrals to appropriate resources. The Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor provides assessment, treatment planning and interventions for referred clients who are eighteen years and younger who are experiencing the effects of witnessing violence and abuse. The clients will be aided in identifying, understanding and overcoming personal/family problems, and in establishing and achieving realistic goals. Duties include delivery of evidence based counselling interventions, facilitation of groups when appropriate and liaison with relevant community agencies.
DEPARTMENT LOCATION Vanderhoof, British Columbia
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Counselling, a Health and Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • At least 2 years recent related experience • A working knowledge of the provincial and federal criminal justice system • Must possess an understanding of theory, principles and practices in the field • Must have an ability to assess social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioral issues in children and youth • Demonstrated ability to work independently and adhere to program guidelines and standards • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with teams, coordinating multifaceted service and treatment plans • Excellent communication skills • Must have knowledge of group process and facilitation techniques • Must possess a valid driver’s license free or restrictions with clean abstract • Must reside within Vanderhoof township • Travel to remote communities required
SALARY As per CSSEA paraprofessional grid levels: CWWA Counsellor 14 hours per week ($25.74- 29.98/ hr). Victim Service Worker 17 hours per week ($18.66-21.73/ hr.) Competitive benefits and compensation
HOURS OF WORK
VACANCIES 1 Vacancies
POSTING DATE October 16, 2017
CLOSING DATE October 31, 2017
START DATE As soon as possible.
Full Job Description: 2017-040 Victim Services Worker CWWA Combined Position

Job Posting #2017-039 Mental Health Counsellor
JOB SUMMARY The Mental Health Support Counsellor will provide services and assessments for children and youth ages 0 to 18 years, who are affected by some form of mental illness or serious mental health problem. Services will also be offered to the parents/guardians of children/youth as well as community members in the form of psycho-educational presentations. Close collaborations with other health and support services will be built and maintained in efforts to provide comprehensive service delivery.
DEPARTMENT LOCATION  Fort St. James BC
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Counselling, a Health and Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least 2 years recent related experience
• Must possess an understanding of theory, principles and practices in the field
• Working knowledge of the DSM 5
• Must have an ability to assess social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioral issues in children and youth
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and adhere to program guidelines and standards
• Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with teams, coordinating multifaceted service and treatment plans
• Excellent communication skills
• Must have knowledge of group process and facilitation techniques
• Must possess a valid driver’s license free or restrictions with clean abstract
• Travel to remote communities required
SALARY Community Living Services Collective Agreement
Grid 9 $16.48 to $19.18
HOURS OF WORK Casual up to 6. 5 hours per day. Shifts may be available Sunday through Saturday
VACANCIES 1 Vacancies
POSTING DATE October 10, 2017
CLOSING DATE October 31, 2017
START DATE As soon as possible.
Full Job Description: 2017-039 Mental Health Clinician
 Job Posting #2017-037 Client Transport/Supervised Visit Worker – Fort St. James
JOB SUMMARY: The Transport and Supervised Visit services are intended to ensure safe, appropriate and documented visits take place between parents and their children when supervision orders are in effect. The primary purpose of the program is to provide continued connection between parents and children by ensuring well-being and safety during each visit.
Services will be provided on a flexible schedule that responds to the family’s needs and conditions of each supervision order. This position will require some evening and weekend supervisions.
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
WAGE: $17.47-20.34/hr as per grid level 10 of the CSSEA Collective Agreement with benefits
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Safely transports clients/children between designated areas
• Documents and reports interactions during visits
• Observes interaction between parents and children to ensure guidelines of visitation are adhered to.
• May accompany families on recreational and social outings, following guidelines established in the supervision order.
• Maintains required records and documentation
• Performs other related duties as required
REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum Grade 12
• One year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Class 5 driver’s license and acceptable driving abstract
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance
• Must demonstrate an understanding of theory, principles and practices in the field
• Must possess basic computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Additional Information:
This position requires work outside of the normal office hours. A moderate level of physical fitness is required. Worker must have valid driver’s licence, clean drivers abstract, adequate insurance and a satisfactory criminal record check.
START DATE: As soon as Possible
POSTING DATE: September 19, 2017
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
Please send a cover letter of interest and current resume outlining your skills and qualifications for the position and include the job posting number:
Via email: info@nvcss.ca
Fax 250-567-3939
Full Job Description: 2017-037 Transport and Supervised Visits
Job Posting #2017-036 Child and Youth Mental Health Support/Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor – Two Postitions Available
JOB SUMMARY: The Mental Health Support/ Children Who Witness Violence Counselor will provide services and assessments for children and youth ages 5 to 18 years, who are affected by some form of mental illness or have been impacted by relationship violence. Services will also be offered to the parents/guardians of children/youth as well as community members in the form of psycho-educational presentations.
Close collaborations with other health and support services will be built and maintained in efforts to provide comprehensive service delivery.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
• A Bachelor’s degree in a Health and Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least 2 years recent related experience
• Must possess an understanding of theory, principles and practices in the field
• Working knowledge of the DSM 5
• Must have an ability to assess social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioural issues in children and youth
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and adhere to program guidelines and standards
• Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with teams, coordinating multifaceted service and treatment plans
• Excellent communication skills
• Must have knowledge of group process and facilitation techniques
CONDITIONS OF WORK:
37.5 hours per week Full time, HSA and UFCW Union Membership
Benefits included. Some evening work required
Valid BC Driver’s License free of restrictions
Satisfactory Criminal Records Check
START DATE: As soon as possible
POSTING DATE: September 18, 2017
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 18, 2017
Please send a cover letter of interest and current resume outlining your skills and qualifications for the position and include the job positing number:
Via email: info@nvcss.ca
Fax 250-567-3939
Full Job Description: 2017-036 Mental Health Children Who Witness Counsellor
Job Posting #2017-035 Community Support Worker – Fort St. James 
JOB SUMMARY The Community Support Worker reports to the Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) Site Administrator and assists individuals in living independently and/or semi independently with their physical, economic, vocational, recreational, social, emotional and daily life skills development, assists individuals to achieve the greatest degree of independence and quality of life possible.
DEPARTMENT LOCATION NVCSS Fort St. James Office
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
• Post-secondary training – Diploma or Certificate in a related Human/Social Service Field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a similar environment.
• Class 5 driver’s license and acceptable driving abstract
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance
• Must demonstrate an understanding of theory, principles and practices in the field
• Must possess basic computer skills and good written and verbal communication
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
SALARY Community Living Services Collective Agreement
Grid 10 – $17.47 – $20.34
HOURS OF WORK Temporary Part-Time 17.5 hours per week: occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
VACANCIES 1 Vacancy
POSTING DATE September 6, 2017
CLOSING DATE Until Filled
START DATE As soon as possible
Full Job Description: 2017-035-Community Support Worker
Job Posting #2017-034 Janitor/Housekeeper/Server – Riverside Place
JOB SUMMARY The Janitor is responsible for cleaning duties such as: cleaning floors and carpets, disposing of refuse, cleaning windows, dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures and cleaning bathrooms. Work areas include Riverside Place and NVCSS Main Office.
Maintain tenants’ ability to their maximum level of independence by providing assistance with housekeeping and laundry tasks. Assists in maintaining appropriate levels of service and ensuring the safety and well-being of tenants by observing and assessing behaviours and communicating observations and concerns to the Administrator
The server sets the dining room for lunch and supper for residents. Serves and delivers individual meals to resident at tables. If resident does not come to the table at designated time then server will check on resident assisting resident to dining room or deliver meal to resident. Cleans and washes dishes after residents’ has completed their meal.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
• Completion of grade 10 or the equivalent education and experience
• Valid Driver’s license with own transportation to and from work
• One year recent related experience is desirable
• WHMIS training or willingness to attend training.
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• The flexibility to take initiative and prioritize tasks and time-manage to get important duties done within the timeframe.
HOURS OF WORK: casual call in when needed
START DATE: ASAP
POSTING DATE: September 6, 2017
CLOSING DATE: September 20, 2017
Full Job Description: 2017-034 Casual Janitor Housekeeper Server
Job Posting #2017-033 Weekend Support Worker – Part Time 
JOB SUMMARY
Are you caring, supportive and looking to make a positive impact on the lives of others? We are hiring! NVCSS is currently accepting applications for a position that supports individuals with daily living skills, weekend events, outings and other tasks as mentioned below.
Support workers assist adults with disabilities to live successfully in their home. Our 24 hour staffed residential home is designed to support individuals in achieving their goals. We ensure that the individual’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. Tasks include life skills training, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care, and personal finance training/coaching and implementing personal care plans. Residential care workers assist these individuals to enhance their quality of life with activities of daily living and help develop life skills.
DEPARTMENT LOCATION Vanderhoof NVCSS Valley View Residence.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
• One (1) year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Class 5 Driver’s license
• Food Safe and Level 1 First Aid.
• Use of personal vehicle may be required
• Must possess basic computer skills
HOURS OF WORK 15 hours per weekend
Saturday 5–8 hours Sunday 5-8 hours
15 hours total, hours and schedule flex according the activities planned.
Additional hours, up to 40 hours per week may be picked up on a casual/as needed basis, if requested.
VACANCIES 1 Vacancy
POSTING DATE August 28, 2017
CLOSING DATE UNTIL FILLED
START DATE As soon as possible
Full Job Description:2017-033 Weekend Support Worker
 

Closing Date Extended Job Posting # 2017- 028 Program Manager – Fort St. James
JOB SUMMARY The Fort St. James (FSJ) Program Manager provides supervision to frontline staff who work in Fort St. James. This includes recruiting/hiring and overseeing/managing employees; performance management; personnel administration; assisting with or direct responsibility for operational planning; liaising with funders and/or attending Board meetings. The Program Manager is further responsible to ensure all programs are meeting desired outcomes and budgetary goals. Locates and proposes potential programs by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. Enhances agency’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the agency and community of Fort St. James.
SALARY $26.57 – $28.77—competitive benefits available
DEPARTMENT LOCATION: NVCSS Fort St. James OFFICE, Fort St. James BC
HOURS OF WORK Flexible schedule Monday – Friday, 21 hours per week
CLOSING DATE September 22, 2017
START DATE As soon as possible
See the Full Job Description for more details and application instructions
2017-028 FSJ Program Manager