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Family Social Worker Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by Unlimited Potential Community Services

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $45,168.00 to $62,262.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Unlimited Potential Community Services

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

Membership in a provincial association of social workers

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Work Setting

  • Social and family service agency
  • Community service organization

Specific Skills

Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services

Target Audience

  • Children
  • Family

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large caseload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Social Work Specialization

  • Family mediation
  • Community development
  • Child welfare

Personal Suitability

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

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

Feb 28, 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 Social Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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