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Job Order #: 5667314

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Partners Family Services
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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 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

Position is 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.

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
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership in a provincial association of social workers
 - Membership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers
 - Provincial certificate of registration
Additional Skills
 - Supervise other social workers, paid para-professional staff, student trainees and volunteers
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
 - Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
 - Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
 - Plan programs of assistance for clients
 - Provide consultation services to government and other organizations
 - Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
 - Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
 - Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
 - Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
Work Setting
 - Community service organization
 - Social and family service agency
Client Population
 - Child
 - Elderly
 - Female
 - Male
 - Minority group
 - Personal or social adjustment difficulty
 - Psychiatric
 - Social assistance recipient
 - Adult
 - Adolescents
Area of Social Work Specialization
 - Child welfare
 - Community development
 - Family mediation
 - Health
 - Personal adjustment
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions


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