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Job Number:  42545
Parental Support Worker - Competition # 1298
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 March 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 26 March 2018
(90 days ago)
The Family Centre
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $38, 113 – $49, 343 Annually

The Parental Support Program provides services to the Safe Visitation Program and families from the Collaborative Service Delivery Program. This Program assists parents to maintain family functioning by helping to maintain routine and structure in the home. Parental Support Workers model appropriate boundaries, teach parenting techniques and appropriate discipline. Workers help to guide parents to incorporate this in their day to day parenting, routines, structure and discipline, as well as emphasize the importance of play, school and community involvement.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma or Degree in Human Services Field with related experience
• Interpersonal skills to help establish good working relationships with clients
• Ability to establish clear boundaries and be sensitive to the individual needs of each family
• Experience working with families from diverse cultures
• Current certification in First Aid and Level C CPR
• Current Suicide Intervention Training
• Police Security Clearance and Child Services Intervention Record Check
• Reliable and flexible availability
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to problem solve with a non-confrontational approach
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Must be detail oriented

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Transport clients to appointments and visits
• Transport children to school to maintain community connection while in care outside of their community
• Provide supervision and care for children
• Support visits with parents and children in care
• Teach and model appropriate parenting and household management skills
• Provide emotional support to families
• Strengthen relationships by empowering and nurturing the emotional bond between child/youth and their caregivers.
• Observes and documents family interactions, reporting any concerns to supervisor
• Monitor the ongoing success or challenges inherent in the reunification experience, continue to identify emerging or enhanced strengths, and develop new strategies for additional assets
• Reinforce teaching from other professionals working with the family
• Make recommendations to the service team regarding access between children and their parents
• Maintaining a focus on general wellbeing, with a focus on trauma and attachment
• Assists the family in connecting to community resources
• Actively participates in monthly services team meetings
• Complete monthly reports for Family intervention Generalist and Caseworkers
• Complete administrative responsibilities such as, contact notes, time sheets and filing
• Attends staff meetings, trainings and supervision meetings as required

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
PLEASE REFERENCE COMPETITION # WHEN FORWARDING COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Jennifer Hayes
Manager, Reunification Services
Contact Details:
PLEASE REFERENCE COMPETITION # WHEN FORWARDING COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Jennifer Hayes
Manager, Reunification Services


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