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KidsFirst Home Visitor

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Job Order #: 5668277

Employer Name:
Kids First
Wage/Salary Info:
$16.39 to $25.96 Hourly
Posted Date:
11-Feb-2019
Location:
PRINCE ALBERT
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Permanent
Education:
Completed at least some post-secondary
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
22-Feb-2019
How to Apply?:
Cover letter and resume can be e-mailed to: kidsfirstpa@sasktel.net, faxed to 306-765-6659 or dropped off at the KidsFirst main office, 421 23rd Street East (King George School, third floor)
 

Application Information

Employer Name:
Kids First

Employer Address:
 
421 23RD ST E
PRINCE ALBERT,SK
CANADA
S6V1P9

Contact Name:
Mick Gratias

Contact Phone:
306-765-6656

Contact Fax:
306-765-6659

Contact Email:
kidsfirstmick@sasktel.net

Employer Website:
kidsfirstpa@sasktel.net



Description

The KidsFirst Program offers intensive parenting and early childhood support for vulnerable families with children prenatal to 3 years of age. The Home Visitor engages in a strength based, family centered approach to promote healthy parenting practices.  This position is located out of our Aboriginal Headstart Office.  
The KidsFirst Home Visitor works under the direction of the Executive Director of Aboriginal Headstart, KidsFirst Home Visiting Supervisors, and the KidsFirst Program Manager.  The Home Visitor meets families in their homes to strengthen positive parenting practices and parent/child interactions.  
Extensive training is offered inclusive of, but not limited to:  Growing Great Kids Curriculum, Attachment Theory, Addictions, and Trauma Informed Practice.  Knowledge, skills and experience in these areas would be an asset:  
Critical Thinking
Early Childhood Development
Healthy Parenting
Healthy Relationships
Emotional Maturity and Compassion
Cultural Sensitivity
Indigenous Culture
Community Resources
Computer Skills
Indigenous ancestry and language are desirable.  A criminal record check, including vulnerable sector search, clean drivers abstract, valid driver's license, and reliable working vehicle are required. Must be able to work flexible hours. The job requires the individual to have the ability to do heavy work including transferring program materials up to thirty pounds, climbing stairs, maneuvering through obstacles during home visits and any other potential and environmental challenges related to this role.  
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter with resume, including three references by February 22nd, 2019.  Only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Own vehicle
 - Own transportation
Early Childhood Education Skills
 - Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents and other staff members
Work Setting
 - Private home
Security and Safety
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Basic security clearance

 

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