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Family Support Worker

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Job Order #: 5838822

Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
Wage/Salary Info:
18.50-20.00 DOE
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Completed at least some post-secondary
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Partners Family Services

Employer Address:
PO BOX 2741

Contact Name:
Hayley Kennedy

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PARTNERS Family Services is hiring a dedicated full time Family Support Worker. Responsibilities  include working directly with families in their homes in the areas of parenting, child development, life skills, etc to reduce risk of harm to children and assist with stabilizing the family unit. The successful candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Humboldt area. Hours are 32.5 hours per week, primarily Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, but flexibility is required.

This position is to begin as soon as possible.

- 2+ years of recent experience working with children, youth or families
- Diploma OR degree in Child and Youth Care, OR Early Childhood Education OR Social Work OR psychology is required
- Valid First Aid/CPR at time of hire
- Criminal record and vulnerable person check
- Satisfactory driver's abstract
- Valid Sask driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle with sufficient insurance at time of hire

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Own vehicle
 - Willing to travel
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Travel expenses paid by employer
 - Public transportation is not available
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
 - Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
 - Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma
 - Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
Additional Skills
 - Administrative and office activities
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Child welfare
 - Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Implement life skills workshops
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Resolve conflict situations
 - Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
 - Implement behaviour management programs
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Work Setting
 - Social service agency
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
 - Various locations
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
 - Physically demanding
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents
 - Male
 - Female
 - Families
 - Children
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Street population
 - Persons with mental health disabilities


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