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Victim Support Worker

Auxiliary
Bulletin  File #:  18-B024

Web Site: tol.ca

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 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 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 Crime Prevention / Victim Services Supervisor, you will be responsible in this unionized position 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; practices and techniques of crisis intervention and follow-up support; principles, practices and terminology used in documenting client contacts and maintaining related files; and sound knowledge of available community resources.  You 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 $29.16 - $34.29 per hour (5 steps, 2018 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 Sunday, June 24, 2018.
 
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services
Posted: June 11, 2018, 11:18 am
Expires: June 24, 2018, 4:30 pm