Registered Social Worker Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Lives In Transition
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually
Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Apr 26, 2018
Lives In Transition
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Membership in a provincial association of social workers
3 years to less than 5 years
- Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
- Perform administrative tasks
Business and/or industry
- Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
- Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
- Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
- Provide consultation services to government and other organizations
- Plan programs of assistance for clients
- Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
- Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Confidential security clearance
- Own vehicle
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Large caseload
Social Work Specialization
- Education and training
- Community development
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
- Interpersonal awareness
- Values and ethics
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.
Apr 26, 2018
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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
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
Interest in investigating cases of child abuse and neglect and in taking authorized protective action; may supervise other social workers
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