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Family Support Worker

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Job Order #: 5721492

Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
Wage/Salary Info:
$19-$20/hr DOE
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Technical/Applied Science Diploma
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
Partners Family Services

Employer Address:
PO BOX 2741

Contact Name:
Hayley Kennedy

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PARTNERS Family Services is hiring a dedicated full time Family Support Worker. Responsibilities  include working directly with families in their homes in the areas of parenting, child development, life skills, etc; transportation as required; and monitoring supervised visits. The successful candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Humboldt area and be available for evening/weekend hours. Hours are 30 hours per week.
This position is to begin as soon as possible.

- 3+ years of recent experience working with children, youth or families
- Certificate/diploma/degree related to social services, humanities, early childhood education, youth care, etc. is required
- Valid First Aid/CPR at time of hire
- Criminal record and vulnerable person check
- Satisfactory driver's abstract
- Valid Sask driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle with sufficient insurance at time of hire

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Own vehicle
 - Willing to travel
 - Willing to travel regularly
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Travel expenses paid by employer
 - Public transportation is not available
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
 - Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
Additional Skills
 - Administrative and office activities
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Child welfare
 - Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Implement life skills workshops
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Resolve conflict situations
 - Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
 - Implement behaviour management programs
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Work Setting
 - Social service agency
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
 - Various locations
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
 - Physically demanding
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Child welfare check
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents
 - Male
 - Female
 - Families
 - Children
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Street population
 - Persons with mental health disabilities


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