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Crisis Worker

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Job Order #: 5874343

NOC: 4152
Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
Wage/Salary Info:
$40,560 - $43,940 annually
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Term - 1 year with possibility of extension
Technical/Applied Science Diploma
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
Contact Name:
Hayley Kennedy
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PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Crisis Worker. PARTNERS staff provide a safe, confidential and welcoming environment that assists individuals and families to meet their immediate and on going needs.

This is a full time term position that will compliment the existing crisis response team. Scope of practice will focus on immediate crisis response to individuals experiencing mental health or personal crisis, and those experiencing interpersonal violence.
Frequent travel within a 100km radius of Humboldt is required.  

- BSW, BISW, CYW, or similar post secondary education with a focus on mental health
- A minimum of two years in a professional capacity providing crisis intervention to individuals experiencing acute mental health or personal crisis
- Strong knowledge of Child and Family Services Act, Mental Health Services Act, Victims of Interpersonal Violence Act and other relevant legislation
-Competent in counselling modalities including solution focused and brief therapy
- Experience working with youth and adults experiencing acute mental health crisis
-Experience collaborating and with internal and external stakeholders to ensure coordination of services to clients
- Strong team work capacity, highly organized, and capable of managing varied demands
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanor
- Excellent writing skills, time management, communication and file management skills
- Computer competencies
- Certified in First Aid, CPR, ASIST and NVCI
- Use of personal vehicle including 2mil in liability insurance
-Clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector screening


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
 - Significant use of memory
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers
 - Membership in a provincial association of social workers
Additional Skills
 - Use computer applications
 - Perform administrative tasks
Specific Skills
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
 - Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
 - Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
 - Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
 - Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
 - Plan programs of assistance for clients
 - Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
 - Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary
Work Setting
 - Social and family service agency
 - Community service organization
Client Population
 - Adolescents
 - Adult
 - Social assistance recipient
 - Psychiatric
 - Physically disabled
 - Personal or social adjustment difficulty
 - Minority group
 - Mentally impaired
 - Male
 - Female
 - Elderly
 - Developmentally delayed
 - Child
Area of Social Work Specialization
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions
 - Personal adjustment
 - Health
 - Family mediation
 - Community development
 - Child welfare

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