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Family Support Worker

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Job Order #: 5933701

NOC: 4212
Employer Name:
Envision Counselling & Support Centre
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Employer Name:
Envision Counselling & Support Centre
Contact Name:
Lynda Rideout
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Hours of Work: Flexible Schedule  Daytime, Evening and Weekend Availability Required

Heres what you will do as a Family Support Worker:
Take on contracts for families in crisis to provide strength-based support and treatment plans to meet the needs of the family, the Ministry of Social Services Case Manager, and our Family Support Program Coordinator
Build a professional rapport with your clients by providing flexible, reliable support and maintaining boundaries
Promote healthy child development and positive interactions between family members
Provide transportation for client appointments and supervised visits

What we can offer you:
Opportunities for professional development, growth and advancement within our expanding organization
Optional participation in our pension plan.
Flexibility  family support workers are offered contracts to support families across Southeast Saskatchewan.

Here's what we are looking for in the ideal candidate:
A certificate, diploma or degree in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Youth Education, or other human service disciplines, or equivalent experience providing the following: Working with children, youth and families in crisis; knowledge of the Ministry of Social Services; understanding of client-centered and strength-bases services is considered an asset
Must be able to maintain professional boundaries, take initiative, demonstrate reliability, be flexible, organized, and work independently
Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, observation and decision-making skills
Awareness of community resources, child development, alternative parenting strategies and knowledge of child maltreatment, family dynamics and stressors
Must have a valid drivers license and reliable vehicle that can accommodate car seats.

Applications are always welcome.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Working with others
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Computer use
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Valid driver's licence
Specific Skills
 - Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)

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