Part-time (28 hours week + additional hours for workshops)
Hourly rate: $50/hr
Location: Shubenacadie/East Hants, Nova Scotia
Closing date for applications: September 10, 2023 (11:59pm)
Position start date: October 2, 2023
The After Trauma Empowerment Network (ATEN) is a non-profit organization in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, that empowers all gender individuals, families and communities affected by and living with the mental health impact from trauma, violence and abuse. Our vision is to improve the lives, well-being and functioning of individuals, families and communities affected by trauma so we can live in a world where individuals, families and communities affected by trauma live an empowered life to reach their fullest potential. For more information visit www.atenns.ca.
The Trauma Therapist is responsible for providing ethically sound, evidence-based outpatient treatment in the field of trauma and mental health within a small but growing non-profit organization. The primary client population to be served are adults and adolescents who are survivors of trauma, violence and abuse.
We are seeking a compassionate trauma-informed Therapist to assist and guide our clients, in addition to facilitating workshops/groups. As a Trauma Therapist, you will be required to work with clients and conduct regular one-on-one meetings, develop recovery strategies, promote individual self-determination and decision-making to individuals who have experienced trauma, violence and abuse. In addition, you will be required to facilitate regular workshops and groups to individuals from the community.
Trauma Therapist Responsibilities:
The After Trauma Empowerment Network is a trauma-informed environment that is characterized by respect, choice & inclusion. We strive to reflect the diversity of the community. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation measures to ensure you will be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality.
Funding for this position provided by Nova Scotia Government – Office of Addictions and Mental Health.
Cover letters and resumes/CV are invited by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line Trauma Therapist. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please.
After Trauma Empowerment Network (ATEN)