Family Support Worker II - Slave Lake
Job Number: J0520-0229
Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time
City: Slave Lake, Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 40
Scheduled Days & Hours Each Week: Monday - Friday
Flexible work week hours as some evenings and weekends may be required to meet the needs of the families WJS supports.
Hiring Manager Name & Title: Erica Jagodzinsky - Program Manager
Compensation: $26.25 - $33.39/Hour
Help WJS Canada build strong families who are resilient to life’s challenges.
The support our team members provide emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family’s strengths and achieve goals to overcome areas of struggle. No two families are alike. Individualized services are based on the belief that the family’s own internal resources can be strengthened and other helpful skills can be developed.
WJS Canada is currently recruiting a Full Time Family Service Specialist who works directly with families, youth and children in Slave Lake, AB and the surrounding community. Working as the primary caseworker, they will counsel and provide therapeutic interventions under the Collaborative Service Delivery model, by coordinating family care teams to provide support and ensure best outcomes for families. Our program structure is one that our staff will become the compass point for the family and others involved in the case.
Working a flexible schedule, the position will require the Family Service Specialist to work regular office hours, as well as evening & weekend hours, up to 40 hr/week. Flexibility is required in order to support families during evenings & weekends when they are gathered together & require the most support.
*** This is a temporary position starting June 1, 2020 to cover a 1 year maternity leave ***
*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
WJS Canada’s mission is ‘We serve individuals and families with high quality, personalized, and culturally responsive support’. The support we provide for families, emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle.
At WJS Canada, we give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.
For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com
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