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Job Number:  38744
Full Time House Manager - Wetaskiwin
Job Posted: Friday, 6 October 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 20 October 2017
(57 days ago)
Unlimited Potential Community Services
Region: Central Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Wetaskiwin Salary: $52,296.00 - $70,425.00 per year

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential

and enhance community well-being.




Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs and a good understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
  • Knowledge of Cree language or one of the other Indigenous languages in Treaty 6, 7 or 8 Traditional Territories and/or Metis Settlements will be a definite asset;
  • Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
  • Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety and security measures;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
  • Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.


Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Minimum two years of supervisory experience combined with considerable experience in Child Care work is required.


Other requirements: A clear police information check and intervention record check less than six months old.  Valid driver’s licences and driver's abstract. Must be willing to work shifts, sometimes alone and weekends.


Salary & Benefits: Salary Range is $52,296.00 - $70,425.00 annually (salary commensurate with education and experience). We provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) and a 100% employer paid RRSP equaling 3% of annual salary. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.


Closing Date: October 20, 2017


Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at or fill out an Application here.



UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
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Human Resources, UP Community Services
Contact Details:
Unlimited Potential Community Services
6770 129 Ave
Edmonton, AB, T5C 1V7

Attention of: Human Resources
www:   www.upcs.org

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