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Job Details

Social Worker

Employer

CFB Suffield Military Family Resource Centre Society

Date Posted

July 13, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Ralston, AB
  • Earnings $63,106.00 to $82,719.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 12, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

CFB Suffield Military Family Resource Centre Society

Languages

English

Education

  • Master's degree
  • Social Work, Other

Work Setting

  • Rural area
  • Community service organization

Tasks

  • Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
  • Supervise other social workers, paid para-professional staff, student trainees and volunteers
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
  • Plan programs of assistance for clients
  • Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
  • Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
  • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
  • Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
  • Apply for social program funding
  • Provide mediation services and psychosocial assessments
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
  • Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor Certification
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Provincial certificate of registration
  • Membership in a provincial association of social workers

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Females
  • Males
  • Family

Social Work Specialization

  • Child welfare
  • Community development
  • Education and training
  • Health
  • Personal adjustment
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions
  • Family mediation

Counselling Specialization

Crisis intervention

Area of Specialization

Mental health

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance
  • Child welfare check
  • Immunization records

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Gasoline paid
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site daycare available

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Social Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Social Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel and provide therapy to clients to help them develop skills to deal with and resolve their social and personal problems; in serving on interdisciplinary teams of professionals working with client groups; in assisting in community development; and in providing mediation services

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan programs of assistance including referral to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services; in conducting social research; and in developing prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs

DIRECTIVE

Interest in investigating cases of child abuse and neglect and in taking authorized protective action; may supervise other social workers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

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