Family Support Worker

Envision Counselling and Support Centre Inc. - Estevan, SK (30+ days ago)

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Position Type: Casual

Hours of Work: Flexible Schedule – Daytime, Evening and Weekend Availability Required

Here’s what we are looking for in the ideal candidate:

* Grade 12 and a Human Services Certificate, diploma or degree, or equivalent work experience providing the following: Knowledge and experience working with children, youth, and families in crisis; knowledge of the Ministry of Social Services; understanding of client-centered and strength-based services

* Must be able to maintain professional boundaries, take initiative, demonstrate reliability, flexibility and work independently

* Ability to perform tasks to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines

* Computer literacy

* Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, observation and decision making skills

* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and in collaboration with other professionals

* Awareness of community resources, child development, alternative parenting strategies and knowledge of child maltreatment, family dynamics and stressors

* Must have valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle that can accommodate car seats

What we can offer you:

* Rewarding, meaningful work in a positive workplace

* Supportive team environment

* Opportunity for continuous personal and professional growth

* A fulfilling job you will look forward to going to

Here’s what your contribution will be as aFamily Support Worker:

* Work independently as well as part of a team to provide support to families in their home and community

* Maintain client support according to the contract particulars including development of strength-based treatment plans, which will support the contract outcomes, with the Ministry of Social Services Case Manager, the Family Support Program Coordinator and the family

* Provide education and support for life skills, modeling appropriate boundaries, parenting skills, household management.

* Promote healthy child development and positive interaction between family members

* Provide transportation for client appointments and supervised visits

* Record keeping of client information and prepare regular progress reports

Training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Closing Date: October 25, 2019

Please Note: Successful applicant must consent to a Criminal Record Check

Job Types: Part-time, Casual