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Job Order #: 5667312

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Partners Family Services
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Full Time
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University Bachelor's Degree
1-2 Years
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Partners Family Services

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Hayley Kennedy

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PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Social Worker. PARTNERS staff provide a safe, confidential and welcoming environment that assists individuals and families to meet their immediate and on going needs. Scope of practice includes crisis intervention, on going counselling, program facilitation, and client advocacy.
Occasional travel within 100km radius of Humboldt is required.

- BSW, BISW, M.Psych, or equivalent
- Experience working with survivors or those at risk of interpersonal violence, sexual assault or those in crisis
- Experience working with youth and adults experiencing mild to moderate mental health challenges including anxiety and depression
- Experience with bereavement would be an asset
- Proven ability to work effectively with victims of interpersonal violence and abuse
-Experience collaborating and with internal and external stakeholders to ensure coordination of services to clients
- Experience working with community groups, volunteers and agencies
- Strong team work capacity, highly organized, and capable of managing varied demands
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanour
- 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

Both positions are primarily Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (37.5 hrs/wk). PARTNERS Family Services offers competitive wages, benefits and generous vacation and sick leave policies.
1 position to commence immediately
1 position to commence April 2019


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Public transportation is not available
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Willing to travel
 - Own vehicle
 - Own transportation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Membership with a provincial association for marriage and family therapy
 - Registered Clinical Counsellor
Additional Skills
 - Participate in fundraising activities
 - Perform administrative tasks
 - Recruit and select staff
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Teach life skills
 - Facilitate groups
 - Liaise with communities
 - Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
 - Assess clients' problems
 - Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
 - Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
 - Evaluate effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions
 - Evaluate clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives
 - Interview clients
 - Provide public education
 - Write reports (assessment, follow-up, progress, court reports, etc.)
Work Setting
 - Community service organization
Client Population
 - Homeless
 - Males
 - Females
 - Persons with mental health disabilities
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Couples
 - Families
 - Adults
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
Security and Safety
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Child welfare check
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Area of Counselling Specialization
 - Cross cultural issues
 - Anxiety/panic
 - Anger management
 - Career
 - Conflict resolution
 - Crisis intervention
 - Family and marriage
 - Life transitions
 - Mediation
 - Personal growth and self-development
 - Sexual abuse and trauma recovery
 - Stress management
 - Substance abuse


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