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Partners Family Services Family Support Services Coordinator Contract in Humboldt, SK

Partners Family Services

Branch Humboldt SK CA

Position:
Family Support Services Coordinator
Location:
Humboldt, SK

Valid Class 5 SK Driver’s Licence. Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods….

PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Family Support Services Coordinator.This is a one year maternity leave position to commence February 1, 2017 and end February 25, 2018.

Requirements:
– BSW, BISW strongly preferred; candidates with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, justice, or other human services OR Diploma in Child and Youth Care will be considered in combination with experience
– Minimum 2 years working in human services field with a minimum of year supervisory experience
-Valid First Aid/CPR
-Valid Class 5 SK Driver’s Licence
– Clear driver’s abstract
– Use of personal vehicle with $2 million dollars liability insurance

The Family Support Services Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the following:

-Assign and schedule Family Support Workers to files that match their skill set and availability
-Provide supervision for Family Support Workers by the implementation and supervision of case plans for families accessing Family Support Services
-Work with Ministry of Social Services Child Protection workers to ensure services being provided fall within the case plan of the worker and are reducing risk factors for children in the home
-Ensure that statistics as required by the Ministry of Social Services are compiled, entered and submitted to the Executive Director monthly and quarterly
-Provide supervision of Triple P Coordinator by engaging the Triple P Coordinator in dialogue regarding scheduling of groups, logistic, professional development, areas for expansion, etc
-Provide intake, crisis counselling, short term counselling, advocacy and referrals for drop in clients particularly in the areas of family issues, parenting concerns and access to resources
-Work with all team members to ensure that all PFS programs expectations are fully met

Skills and Abilities Work Setting
– Community service organization
– Social and family service agency
Area of Social Work Specialization
– Child welfare
– Community development
– Education and training
– Socio-economic needs or conditions
Client Population
– Child
– Female
– Male
– Minority group
– Personal or social adjustment difficulty
– Social assistance recipient
– Adult
– Adolescents
Specific Skills
– Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
– Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
– Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
– Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
– Lobby for solutions to problems affecting client groups
– Plan programs of assistance for clients
– Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
– Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
– Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
– Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
– Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
Essential Skills
– Continuous learning
– Computer use
– Finding information
– Job task planning and organizing
– Critical thinking
– Decision making
– Problem solving
– Working with others
– Oral communication
– Writing
– Numeracy
– Document use
– Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Membership in a provincial association of social workers
– Membership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers
– Provincial certificate of registration
Additional Skills
– Perform administrative tasks
– Supervise other social workers, paid para-professional staff, student trainees and volunteers
– Use computer applications

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Humboldt, SK, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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