Family Support Worker - Casual

Posted on June 12, 2018. Region: Estevan, SK

Position Type: Casual
Hours of Work: Flexible Schedule – Evening and Weekend Work Required

Here’s what we are looking for in the ideal candidate:
* Grade 12 and a Human Services Certificate, diploma or degree, or equivalent work experience providing the following: Knowledge and experience working with children, youth, and families in crisis; knowledge of the Ministry of Social Services; understanding of client-centered and strength-based services
* Must be able to maintain professional boundaries, take initiative, demonstrate reliability, flexibility and work independently
* Ability to perform tasks to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines
* Computer literacy
* Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, observation and decision making skills
* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and in collaboration with other professionals
* Awareness of community resources, child development, alternative parenting strategies and knowledge of child maltreatment, family dynamics and stressors
* Must have valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle that can accommodate car seats

What we can offer you:
* Rewarding, meaningful work in a positive workplace
* Supportive team environment
* Opportunity for continuous personal and professional growth
* A fulfilling job you will look forward to going to

Here’s what your contribution will be as a Family Support Worker:
* Work independently as well as part of a team to provide support to families in their home and community
* Maintain client support according to the contract particulars including development of strength-based treatment plans, which will support the contract outcomes, with the Ministry of Social Services Case Manager, the Family Support Program Coordinator and the family
* Provide education and support for life skills, modeling appropriate boundaries, parenting skills, household management.
* Promote healthy child development and positive interaction between family members
* Provide transportation for client appointments and supervised visits
* Record keeping of client information and prepare regular progress reports

Training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Closing Date: June 19, 2018

Please send your application to:
Envision Counselling and Support Centre Inc.
Box 511
Estevan, SK. S4A 2A5
Attention: Laura Melle, Family Support Supervisor
[email protected]

Please Note: Successful applicants must consent to a Criminal Record Check


Location:


Estevan, SK

Job type: Part-time

Contact Information

Envision Counselling & Support Centre Inc.
Phone:
Email: [email protected]

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