Community- Based Victim Services Worker (Part Time)

Company

North Coast Community Services

Description

PROGRAM:

Community Based Victim Services

PAY RATE  $23.10

BCGEU Rate Step 11

Permanent Part-Time     # Hrs. Weekly 35 hours Monday-Friday   START DATE:  As soon as possible

Program Description:  Support services, practical assistance and referrals to clients – survivors of power-based crimes

Summary of Requirements

EDUCATION:   Diploma in Human / Social Services Field

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years recent related experience

OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience

EXPERIENCE & PROFICIENCIES:

  1. Provides emotional support to clients who have been victims of power-based crimes
  2. Assesses clients’ need for other services, provides them with information on helping organizations and professionals and refers to appropriate services
  3. Provides crisis response and intervention as necessary
  4. Supports clients’ interests and rights by performing duties such as liaising for clients with the police and Crown Counsel, obtaining information about clients’ cases including case status and hearing dates
  5. Provides information on crime prevention, police and legal systems in general and specific to clients’ cases
  6. Provides court support services such as explaining court processes and trial procedures and providing court orientation, information on court preparation for legal forms such as Victim Impact Statements
  7. Participates in public education to raise awareness of physical or sexual assault and/or abuse
  8. Consults and liaises with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations
  9. Maintains and provides statistics and reports regarding service delivery

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Access to and daily use of vehicle, Class 5 driver’s license with clear Driver’s Abstract
  2. Clear Criminal Record review

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to:   

Attention:  Catherine Bellamy, Executive Director

710 Fraser Street, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1P9

Email:  careers.nccs@citywest.ca

ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED
NCCS is committed to Employment Equality and encourages applications from qualified candidates.

Competitive benefit packages and educational opportunities are available for those who qualify.

This position requires BC Government Employees Union membership.