OverviewUP Community Services Family Specialist 1 Year Contract Contract in Edmonton, AB
UP Community Services
Branch Edmonton AB CA
Family Specialist 1 Year Contract
Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being….
Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.
Position : FULL-TIME FAMILY SPECIALIST (CSD Bridges Program) – 1 YEAR CONTRACT
West Central Area (Edmonton) or Spruce Grove/St. Albert Area, AB
Nature of Work: This is a One (1) Year contract position beginning December 1 st , 2016 to November 30 th , 2017.
The Family Specialist is responsible for the delivery of family support services to children and families in the Bridges CSD Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate transition for the child/youth back into the family. Family Support services are provided in the home and in the community, to preserve the family as a unit, ensure the safety of all individuals and promote family wellness. Support is given to families through advocacy, role modeling, hands on in the moment teaching, new skill development, providing information about individual and family developmental stages and expectations, and developing a network of resources in their community. Family support is immediate in nature and has a practical base.
Qualifications/Experience: Individual must have a diploma/degree in Human Services or equivalent (mandatory), 2-5 years combined experience working with families, good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, able to manage time effectively, good conflict resolution skills, be results oriented, a team player and positive role model for others.
A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check (dated within last 6 months).
Valid driver’s license, good driving record (less than 6 demerits), reliable vehicle with 2 million dollars insurance and must be confident with city or rural driving.
Must be willing to work flexible hours that meet the needs of the families within a 40 Hour week , including weekends and evenings.
Salary & Benefits: Salary Range is $45,168.00 – $62,262.00 annually. We also provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.), a 100% employer paid RRSP equaling 3% of annual salary, and a flexible schedule. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.
Closing Date: Tuesday, November 8th
Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships . If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support families, please submit your resume to:
Email: [email protected]
UP Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-11-01