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Job Number:  39776
SAFE Writer (Contract Position)
Job Posted: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Closing Date: Saturday, 16 December 2017
(in 4 days)
Wood's Homes
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: Negotiable

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.

 

Wood's Homes is a non-profit, nationally accredited children’s mental health treatment centre, based in Calgary. Our regional programs are located in Canmore, Strathmore, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, NWT. We have more than 350 dedicated employees.

 

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 Contract Position to work in the Foster Care Network Program and/or Kinship Program. The Contract Position is responsible for completing SAFE assessments.

Pre-Service Training could be an adjunct service, if applicable.

 

This position reports to the Program Supervisor(s).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Complete SAFE Assessment; meet with potential foster/kinship caregivers, complete intensive assessment questionnaires, write assessment summaries.
  • Provide Foster Parent and/ or Kinship Training Modules include pre-service/care-giver orientation training if applicable
  • Travel required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

  • Diploma or Undergraduate Degree in the Human Sciences, Child Care or a related field.
  • Certification in SAFE Assessment writing.
  • Minimum four (4) years of related experience in working with children and/or adolescents and families.
  • In-home support experience preferred.
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Personal suitability is an important consideration.

 

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.

 

Please submit an application and resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: . Please quote ‘Your last name, Your first name, SAFE Writer Contract’ in the subject line.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit us at www.woodshomes.ca for more information about our organization.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit an application and resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: . Please quote ‘Your last name, Your first name, SAFE Writer Contract’ in the subject line.
Contact Details:
HR
Wood's Homes
805 - 37th Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 4N8
E-mail:
www:   www.woodshomes.ca/workwithus


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