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Assistant, Social Services Posted on Jan 08, 2018 by Dickinsfield Amity House

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $525.00 weekly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 22, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Dickinsfield Amity House

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year or equivalent experience

Education

  • Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Some university
  • Not required

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Community centre

Specific Skills

  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Children
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Street population
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

16-20 people

Work Location Information

Urban area

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
  • Volunteer coordination
  • Services for the homeless
  • Settlement services for new immigrants

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By Mail

9213-146 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5E2J9

In Person

9213-146 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5E2J9

Advertised Until

Jan 22, 2018

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Assistant, Social Services is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
NOC code: 4212
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

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 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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