OverviewUP Community Services Family Support Worker 1 Year Contract Contract in Edmonton, AB
UP Community Services
Branch Edmonton AB CA
Family Support Worker 1 Year Contract
We also provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage…
Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.
Position : FULL-TIME FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER (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 Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of family support services to families in the Bridges Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate family unification and preservation. Family Support Services are provided in the home and in their community, to preserve the family as a unit, ensure child safety and family well-being. Support is given to families through empowerment, hands on in the moment teaching, skill development, providing information on child development, and helping families develop an individual network of resources in their community. Family Support Workers provide integral support to families working towards family reunification through their involvement with supported Family visits. 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