Bilingual Remote Councilor

Job ID: 102254
Position Title: Bilingual Remote Councilor
Location: Toronto
Compensation: TBD
Hours: 35 scheduled hours
Job Description:
As a Counselor, you will provide counseling services on a national scale including telephonic support, clinical case management, structured telephonic counseling, and applicable resource referral. All services are provided in accordance with the mission, vision values and established protocols of the Company.

What You'll do

Participate and attend in-service training, clinical consultations, staff meetings, shift debriefs, and other professional development activities 
Maintain a sound knowledge of various national and provincial laws affecting the lives of children and young people at risk to provide sound decision-making support regarding appropriate and relevant referral to community authorities 
Share areas of expertise and participate in developing resources for the department 
Follow professional problem-solving models 
Actively participate in the process of individual clinical supervision and coaching 
Facilitate the growth and understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle in which each child or youth is equipped with various tools and skills required to respond to the day-to-day demands of living in a dynamic family group, within a community and within a larger society
Represent our counselling service in a variety of venues, e.g. to volunteers, donors, educational settings, the media, as requested 

4 Positions Available 

Shift Description – a full time schedule averaging 35 scheduled hours and 31.5 paid hours per week, with shift start times flexible between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM EST, and ending 10 hours later between 6:00 AM and 8:00 AM EST (Depending on start time). The initial starting time will be 9:30 PM
For 2 positions:
Days of shift will be on Rotation basis:
Week 1 – Saturday, Sunday, Monday Tuesday
Week 2 – Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

For other 2 positions:
Days of shift will be on Rotation basis:
Week 1 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Week 2 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Job Requirements: Since this is a work from home role, candidates must have access to:
Stable telephone and internet access.
Work space that supports confidentiality and minimizes distractions.
What You'll Need
MSW or BSW with a preference given to Mental Health focus and those that are eligible for registration with a regulatory body for the Province they are working in 
Demonstrated experience in clinical counselling and crisis intervention (telephone counselling preferred) 
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to create and maintain trusting relationships with youth as they define themselves 
The ability to engage clients in non-judgemental problem solving 
The ability to analyze situations, make appropriate decisions concerning clients’ needs and provide appropriate therapeutic service 
Knowledge of laws and services directly affecting the lives of children and youth in Canada 
Possess an acceptable “Vulnerable Person Sector Criminal Reference Check” prior to starting employment. 
You’ll already have the following:
Strong risk assessment skills about Child Welfare/Safety concerns, Suicide/Self-Harm, Substance Abuse etc.
Good clinical judgement and understanding of your responsibilities regarding confidentiality
Strong work ethic and professionalism
Abilities to work over the phone and through chats
Ability to adapt to both the everchanging client and organizational needs
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multi-task when needed
Strong empathy and listening skills
Demonstrated excellent communication, facilitation and decision-making skills
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the team
Demonstrated commitment to best practice and quality improvement
Commitment to the vision and goals of the organization
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