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Victim Support Worker (up to 5) - Auxiliary
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

November 11, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-B039 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Victim Services Section
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for auxiliary Victim Support Workers to join our team of professionals in the Protective Services - RCMP Division; Client Support and Victim Services Section.

Reporting to the Client Support and Victim Services Manager, in this unionized position you will be responsible for crisis intervention services, providing emotional support to victims and witnesses of crime and trauma. You will inform clients about the progress of court cases, conduct court orientations, accompany clients to court, provide information and referrals to appropriate agencies and establish and maintain client files.

Your education will include completion of grade 12 supplemented by courses in the field of social science including sociology, psychology, criminology or a related discipline, plus considerable related experience in a police environment, victim services program, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have considerable knowledge of the rules and regulations governing program activities and the practices and techniques of crisis intervention and follow-up support as required. This position requires considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and terminology used in documenting client contacts and maintaining related files and sound knowledge of available community resources. The successful candidate will also have the ability to provide field training, guidance, and assistance to new recruits, prepare records related to the work as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.

RCMP reliability status is required. (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $29.74 - $34.98 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates); $30.33 - $35.68 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, November 11, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address: tol.ca
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
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Opening Date: October 31, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 11, 2019 04:30 PM

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