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A 4 day per week role for a registered clinical counsellor with a passion to lead and support therapeutic services in an organization that creates a positive impact in the community.

Bridges for Women Society, a feminist, strengths-based agency with 35 years of experience providing employment services for women with a background of abuse and trauma, has an opportunity for a Therapeutic Services Coordinator to join their team, for 4 days a week in Victoria, BC.

As part of an interdisciplinary team, the Therapeutic Services Coordinator plays a key role, providing direct service to clients and supervision to program staff including leadership and support in the planning, promotion, implementation, and evaluation of therapeutic service. As a registered clinical counsellor our ideal candidate will embody professionalism, collaboration, strategic thinking, and superb management skills.

Do you bring a passion to lead and support therapeutic services in an organization that creates a positive impact in the community? Are you an experienced and empathetic leader with an aspiration to foster meaningful change through the provision of compassionate client services and clinical supervision to program staff? If you have the dedication and expertise to enhance Bridge’s impact in the lives of those we serve, we want to hear from you.

To learn more about this role and what your day may hold, be sure to review the full Job Description.

Bridges for Women Society offers:

  • An in office 32 hour/per week (4 days per week) role.
  • A competitive salary of $65,000 – $70,000 (based on related education and experience).
  • Three weeks’ vacation.
  • Medical and Dental benefits.
  • Personal wellness days.

Our ideal Therapeutic Services Coordinator brings:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counselling psychology is required, including current registration with a provincial licensed body to provide clinical counselling
  • A minimum 5 years of professional counselling experience with woman-identified individuals who have experienced violence, abuse and trauma
  • A minimum of 2 years providing clinical supervision to clinical counsellors, preferably with a focus on survivors of violence, abuse and/or neglect
  • Specialized training and education in trauma-informed approaches
  • Experience with intake, assessment, crisis intervention and safety planning
  • Experience with program design, delivery, evaluation, and continuous enhancement
  • Experience planning and facilitating psycho-educational group sessions

These Skills and Abilities will help you thrive:

  • A strong belief in Bridges for Women Society’s mission and core values.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues specific to those identifying as part of the woman community from an intersectional feminist perspective
  • Expertise in developing and managing budgets; program reporting; spending forecasts
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, hire, manage, develop and motivate a team of dedicated professionals in a collaborative and multidisciplinary team environment
  • Expertise in creating safety and building supportive, compassionate working relationships with diverse backgrounds that have experienced trauma
  • Exceptional written and oral communication both with an ability to find resolution in conflict and effectiveness in stressful situations
  • Working knowledge and comfort in using virtual technologies in providing therapeutic services
  • Understanding the importance of confidentiality and the privacy and protection of personal information and the sensitive nature of the Society’s work
  • A vulnerable sector criminal record check is a requirement for this position

About Bridges for Women Society:

Bridges has been providing life-change through our healing, education, and employment programs since 1988. Our services are open to all women (transgender and cisgender), non-binary, and two-spirit people who identify as a part of the women’s community and who have been impacted by violence or trauma at any time in their lives.  We aim to support those coming to our programs reclaim their voices and personal autonomy, as they learn to achieve financial independence and security in rebuilding their lives.

We aim to have the Bridges staff team reflect the participants we serve. We encourage self-identified women, non-binary people, and two-spirit people who identify with the women’s community to join our team. We value diversity and lived experience, and (enthusiastically) welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, racialized, a person with a disability, and/or a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

How to apply:

We encourage you to review the Job Description and then forward a resume that clearly outlines how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this role to TallSky Consulting.

This position will remain open until it is filled. We thank all applicants; however, after initial acknowledgement, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@tallsky.ca.