Job Posting 69703

Enhanced Support Services Worker
Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FACSFLA)
Eastern Ontario, Kingston, ON
closed 6 days ago (Sun, 11 Apr)
full time - term / contract  •  $45,000 - $58,000

Position Summary:


Provide consultation, crisis support, individual and/or group support services to children/youth and families receiving services from the Agency whether the family is birth/natural family, Kin family, foster care family or adopting family.  Assist in strategies to increase attachment relationships between children and their caregivers as well as the management of the behavioural and emotional needs of the child/youth.  Provide services to assist adolescents in their practical and emotional life skills development and preparation for independence.  Assist in program development and collaborate with community partners.  Provide education and training opportunities to employees, foster families, community families and community partners.  Supervise visiting/drop off arrangements between children and families and assist parents in learning specific skills related to the care of their child.


Required Qualification:

  • Minimum College diploma; Child and Youth Care/Behavioural Science/Social Service Worker, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child development and adolescent behaviours 
  • Excellent engagement skills with both children and adults 
  • Effectively develop & implement strategies to assist in identified areas of risk or concern  
  • Excellent skills in providing services towards enhancing understanding and skill development for caregivers  
  • Excellent negotiation and crisis intervention skills 
  • Able to work independently and effectively, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Possess skills to effectively problem solve and work collaboratively with others 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills 
  • Proficiency in a Windows environment using Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in the French language is an asset. Candidates will be assessed

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