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Family Service Worker Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by Mariam's Footsteps Inc

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $28.30 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 12, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Mariam's Footsteps Inc

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Research techniques

Work Setting

  • Aboriginal band council
  • Private residence
  • Group home
  • Half-way house
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
  • Community centre
  • Children's services facility
  • Government department and/or agency
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Mental health institution, facility or clinic
  • Social service or charity agency
  • Correctional facility

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Elderly
  • Children
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Young offenders
  • Street population
  • Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • Persons who are blind/visually impaired
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Child welfare
  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)

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.

Advertised Until

May 12, 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.

Interest Codes
The Family Service Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
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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