We establish, maintain, and regulate Standards of Professional Practice to ensure Nova Scotians receive the services of skilled and competent social workers who are knowledgeable, ethical, qualified, and accountable to the people who receive their services.
A Master’s degree in the field of counselling, social work, therapy, mental health, psychology or related social service discipline. Consideration will be given to similar qualifications and experience.
Minimum 3-years’ work experience providing adult or family counselling.
Minimum 1-year work experience providing clinical supervision.
Current registration, in good standing, with professional governing body required.
Demonstrated advanced group work skills working with children, families, and communities.
Must be cognizant of the issues, concerns, and struggles that are faced by women and their children experiencing family violence.
Must be experienced and confident in de-escalation techniques, crisis intervention and working cooperatively with clients with complex trauma.
Must have a developed understanding of Trauma Informed and Person-Centered Practice and actively integrate this practice into interactions with clients and fellow staff members.
Have extensive knowledge of community agencies and services available to women in Halifax Region.
Must be resilient and have a balanced holistic approach and outlook towards work and life.
Extremely reliable and accountable to clients and obtainment of program targets.
Adhere to professional boundaries and possess a strong work ethic.