OverviewJohn Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington Back on Track & Partner Assault Response Coordinator Full Time in Kitchener, ON
John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington
Branch Kitchener ON CA
Back on Track & Partner Assault Response Coordinator
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office ® including Outlook, internet searches, database. May 17, 2017 BACK ON TRACK & PARTNER ASSAULT RESPONSE COORDINATOR….
May 17, 2017 BACK ON TRACK & PARTNER ASSAULT RESPONSE COORDINATOR
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Come be a part of a dynamic team that promotes and provides effective, just and humane responses to crime and its causes! All of our services are based on restorative justice principals and premised on the belief that diverse prevention services build healthy neighbourhoods and citizens. Change is
possible through our non-judgmental and supportive services attuned to each individual’s unique circumstances, strengths and desire for healthy relationships and community connections.
Applications are currently being accepted for a permanent 35 hour/week full-time bargaining unit Coordinator position primarily based in the Kitchener office. Work hours are 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holiday weekends). Responsibilities:
Conduct Back on Track (BOT) in-person assessments
Conduct BOT telephone follow-up appointments
Co-Facilitate treatment groups and education groups for Back on Track
Co-facilitate Partner Assault Response (PAR) groups and other family violence prevention groups/workshops employing counseling models consistent with a feminist perspective and aimed at reducing violent and controlling behaviors
Assist participants in the establishment of individual goals and facilitate positive change
Evaluate and monitor participant behaviours, cognitions, stages of change and motivation in relation to goals and the effects of behaviours on partners, children as well as the participant
Facilitate individual PAR sessions
Maintain case files including case management and/or clinical notes
Prepare all required letters and reports
Conduct intakes and complete will statements as required
Follow program standards to maintain safety of group participants, victims and partners
Attend team meetings and required training
Other duties as assigned The following are essential skills, abilities and requirements for this position:
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant human service field (social work, psychology, nursing or other social or health science field) and addictions specific training combined with three years of experience in providing therapeutic and psycho-educational services for adults
A Master’s degree in the listed field of study and certification as an addictions counsellor combined with three years’ experience providing addictions specific programming is preferred
A thorough knowledge of current domestic assault and addictions treatment modalities, partner abuse, socialization, the dynamics of violence and abuse, power and control and the effects of abuse on women and children
An understanding of the policies and procedures of local police, Crown attorney’s office, courts, probation and parole as they relate to the court process for domestic violence offences
At least three years adult group facilitation experience
Experience working with people involved in domestic assault situations and people suffering from mental health issues and drug or alcohol addictions
An ability to effectively model egalitarian thinking, particularly related to gender equality
Member in good standing (or eligible for registration) with an appropriate regulatory body (e.g. Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Works) preferred
Current clearance from a criminal records check. Must be able to meet criminal and other offence screening criteria necessary for the Agency to maintain its contracts.
Demonstrated assessment, client engagement, motivational counselling, group facilitation, non-crisis intervention, adult education and treatment skills
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office ® including Outlook, internet searches, database systems
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
Interested candidates should submit résumés by email in PDF format to [email protected] by 4:30 p.m. May 31, 2017.
The job title should be included in the subject line of the email.
We are an equal opportunity employer.While we thank all applicants, only those invited for an
interview will be contacted. If you have a disability and require support during the selection process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are selected for an interview.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kitchener, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-05-20