Overview

Government of Alberta Intake Worker Part Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Intake Worker
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Bachelor of Social Work Degree or related university degree plus one year related experience. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment…

We are seeking two passionate, committed individuals to join our Intake Team. The Intake Team plays an integral role in providing information to young people about their rights and connecting them to the appropriate advocacy services in Alberta. As an Intake Worker you will use your strong communication and assessment skills in determining whether the services and assistance of an advocate or lawyer are required for young people. You will also provide information to callers on children’s rights and community resources, and assist them with navigating the relevant systems. You will identify and bring forward systemic issues that arise through intake screenings and also ensure client intakes and referrals are appropriately documented.

Core Competencies:
– Agility: Ability to anticipate, assess and readily adapt to changing priorities; maintain resilience in times of uncertainty; and effectively work in a changing environment.
– Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions for young people.
– Develops Networks: Proactively build networks; and connect and build trust in relationships with different stakeholders.
– Build Collaborative Environments: Lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Social Work Degree or related university degree plus one year related experience. Equivalencies may be considered. Demonstrated experience and abilities in information gathering, assessment, de-escalation and negotiation are key in this role. Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communications skills are required to respond respectfully and professionally to inquiries from people of all ages and to provide timely and client focused services.

Experience working with Alberta’s Children’s Intervention or Youth Justice Systems, and knowledge of provincial legislation are assets.

Salary

$1,089.25 to $1,404.08 bi-weekly

Notes

Only applications that include a cover letter will be considered. Available two are part-time (50% each) temporary positions up to one year.

These positions are exempt from the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.

Final Candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Check, and a Child Intervention Record Check.

How to Apply

Online applications are required. To apply online, please visit: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/

Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

It is recommended that applicants, who have obtained education credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS). It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

If you are unable to submit an online version of your application, please mail your application to Sandy Simpson, Administrative Coordinator, Suite 600, 9925-109 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8 or fax to 780-638-3718.

Applicants who apply online will be able to trace the status of their application.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meet the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Arlene Eaton-Erickson at (780) 422-5389 (phone) or by email at [email protected] If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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