Job Posting 69702

Family Support Worker
Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FACSFLA)
Eastern Ontario, Napanee, ON
closed 2 days ago (Sun, 11 Apr)
part time - term / contract  •  $48,956 - $62,481

Position Summary:

The Family Support Worker is responsible for identifying and advocating service needs for children with a developmental and/or physical disability. They provide counseling and support to the client and to his/her family to encourage development and social adaptation. They are responsible for completing forms, applications and coordinating appointments for parents and children. They are involved with providing co-ordination of service by maintaining contact with service providers and attending and chairing case conferences. They are also responsible for maintaining up-to-date case notes and records.

Required Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree in Humanities
  • Experience working within the developmental services sector
  • Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ standards
  • Demonstrated skills in family and individual counseling
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills 
  • Proficiency in a Windows environment using Microsoft Office Suite and Windows Explorer
  • Familiarity with other software such as e-mail programs, case recording software
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle
  • Flexible hours of work are required outside of regular scheduled business hours
  • Bilingualism (fluency in French and English) is an asset
  • Proficiency in the French language is an asset. Candidates will be assessed

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