About the Role
HOME SUPPORT WORKER
Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 Child and Family Services Society
Location: Atikameg, AB
Reporting to the Prevention Team Lead of Whitefish Lake #459 Child & Family Services Society.
We are seeking a Full-Time dedicated individual to join the WFLFN #459 Child and Family Services Society team in providing services to children, youth and families who are directly or indirectly involved with the WFLFN #459 Child and Family Services Society programs. The successful candidate will be responsible to plan and facilitate community development and activities, promotes awareness of the services of the WFLFN #459 Child and Family Services and work towards the successful process of greater community-based programming;
Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, ability to work evening and weekends, as needed. Salary will be based on Qualifications and Experience.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Working with children, (youth) and families by assessing strengths and needs and helping to make
connections to resources to enhance their development.
-Building on the strengths of the family and involving extended family members and community resources to assist the family.
- Using early intervention/preventative measures by identifying positive support systems and services for the families.
- Incorporating parenting skills, budgeting, resource development, discipline methods and household management into family activities.
- Conducting home-visits within the community to increase understanding of the child and family services programs and also of community-based programming (i.e., one -one-one services)
- Planning and facilitating community development and activities to meet identified community needs and identified target groups.
- Acting as a liaison between the community and the child and family services programs.
- Participating in team, staff, and interagency meetings.
- Attending Family Ties Collective Conferences with the families.
- Developing a positive network and working relationships with on and off reserve resources.
- Maintaining records and providing monthly reports.
- Adhering to agency policies and provincial legislated regulations.
Education: 2-year social work diploma OR a related social or health field certificate OR experience in community development and family support.
Current and valid Alberta driver’s license; access to vehicle with $2M auto liability insurance; Conditions for hire: submission of a satisfactory Intervention Record Check and Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC) clearances; Submit to an Oath of Confidentiality; Fitness for Duty Policy, and pre-employment drug/alcohol testing; Submission of academic certificates. Personal or access to telephone. Current First Aid certificate (note: training will be provided if certification not currently held). Applicants who are selected for an interview: must provide security clearances prior to the interview and 3 work related references at the time of the interview.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
How to Apply
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Until position is filled