Family Resource Worker, Delia
Family Resource Worker
This position is currently posted internally to CUPE employees for 5 working days until 4:30 p.m. November 9th, 2018 in accordance with CUPE Local 5829 Collective Agreement.
Within a school-based setting, the Family Resource Worker will assist students and their families with a wide range of social, emotional and behavioral challenges. The worker will possess the necessary counselling skills to support students and their families in resolving these problems or concerns in a safe and healthy manner. The worker will provide individual counselling, crisis intervention, coordinate access to services, facilitate preventative programming and referrals while working within a whole child approach. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of sound and independent judgement along with commitment to confidentiality. Documentation and maintenance of records and compliance with current legislation and protocols are expected.
This is a permanent position, working 10 months of the school year, to start immediately. You will be expected to work approximately 37.5 hours per week primarily in the Delia area. Travel to other areas within the division may be necessary.
Preference will be given to a candidate who has acquired a College Diploma or a University Degree in a human services/health related field (a degree in Social Work would be preferred). A combination of education, training and relevant experience may be considered. You must hold a membership or be eligible to hold a membership within your professional designation. You will possess a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license, along with valid insurance and a reliable vehicle for travel. Excellent communication skills, effective planning and organizational strategies, and the ability to contribute within a team environment are essential. Confidentiality is imperative.
Send cover letter, resume and three work references by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will also be accepted by mail or fax to:
Lenore Etherington, H.R. Administrator
Prairie Land Regional Division # 25
P.O. Box 670
Hanna, Alberta T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-2803
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Thank you to all applicants for your interest. All applications will be reviewed, however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a current Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check satisfactory to PLRD prior to commencement. Please quote competition number on application.