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Job Posting: Sexualized Violence Therapist
3:29pm - 07/22/2016

Job Posting: Sexualized Violence Therapist


Position Title: Sexualized Violence Therapist


Location: Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre


Term: August – March 31/16 -  part-time


Compensation: $30 per hour


To apply:


Please forward your resume to by August 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm.


Project Overview:


Pictou County Community Support Network (CSN) is seeking applicants for a term/ part-time grant facilitator position.    This grant, will be offering 6 support groups for 10 weeks, each to sexual abuse survivors by the end of March 31/16. Each group program will be compensated at a rate of 6 hours per week.  In addition, each group will include a separate evaluation session for additional hours.


This therapist will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of groups for survivors of sexualized violence working within a feminist framework and trauma informed practice. Applicants must be prepared to provide references, police record check and vulnerable sector child abuse registry check.


Strong oral and written communication skills required to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals. 


Applicants must have strong knowledge and proven abilities working with diverse groups and a vast knowledge of community resources within Pictou County.  Pictou County CSN is committed to promoting diversity in the workforce.


Additional Qualifications:

1. Preference given to licensed or eligible for license candidates with Masters Level Education in counselling related fields.  Minimum Bachelor of Arts in social science, social work, counselling related programs with additional work experience.

2. Working knowledge of feminist based trauma informed interventions as it pertains to survival of sexual violence.

3. Crisis intervention and assessment skills.

4. Must be able to work independently and within a team.

5. Program development, implementation, facilitator and evaluation skills.


For more information, please contact Shelley Curtis-Thompson , Executive Director at 902-755-4647, Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre.

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