Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity? Do you have passion in providing services to children, youth and adults with complex needs? If the answer is “Yes!”, this is the job for you!
Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a permanent part-time (24 hours/week) Community Worker in the FASD Support Program in Wainwright.
“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.”
The rewards are as plentiful as a Community Worker in the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Support Program. You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs through Central and Northern Alberta.
Our values are at the core of everything we do!
The Community Worker will be responsible to provide direct outreach support to individuals who are suspected of or diagnosed with FASD. Support includes; providing emotional support and information to promote understanding and assisting with strategies for the individual and their support network to cope with challenges faced as a result of FASD. This will often include hands on education such as establishing routines, modeling life skills and appropriate social interventions, management of child/adult development and coping strategies. Providing direct Support to family/caregiver to discuss presenting issues that they may be experiencing in dealing with the individual in their care. Providing assistance in accessing essential services and a variety of community resources. Other duties will include creating and maintaining case files in a confidential manner, acting as a point of contact for various support service agencies and as an advocate for the client.
The successful candidate may be required to have flexible availability for hours outside of a standard work day. There may be an opportunity for additional hours, if desired, on a month-to-month basis. This position also comes with benefits and opportunity to participate in the agency's pension plan.
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Please apply online, quoting the competition number 2437 to www.cssalberta.ca/careers
What We Offer:
Please apply online, quoting the competition number 2423 to www.cssalberta.ca
COVID-19 Notice: Catholic Social Services has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure Policy effective October 6, 2021. Employees must disclose their vaccination status and, if they have received COVID-19 vaccination(s), provide proof of vaccination. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires. If your application is successful and you have been vaccinated, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination no later than your start date.
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