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Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 500 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore, and Fort McMurray.
Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.
We are currently seeking a full-time Family Support Counsellor I or II for our Emergency Room Outreach (ERO) program. This program provides short-term in home support for children and youth (5-17) and their families with complex mental health needs. Referrals come directly from the emergency room at the Alberta Children’s Hospital for families that present to the emergency room with a mental health disruption.
As a key member of the team, the Family Support Counsellor is responsible for working collaboratively with the Psychiatric Emergency Team and the family members. This role would include providing follow up services in the home based on emergency room assessment recommendations. This role will be representing Wood’s Homes to community professionals, the public, and to individuals and families. The successful candidates will have flexible availability to work evening and weekend shifts.
This position reports to the Team Leader of the Emergency Room Outreach Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:
Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus). Please quote competition code ‘Last Name, First Name, Emergency Roomy Outreach, FSC’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time