Job Posting 78044

Family Wellness Worker
Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society
Edmonton area
Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon Region
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 3 Dec)
part time - term / contract  •  $20 - 25 per hour

Position Summary

This is a temporary contract 0.75 FTE position working 28.125 hours a week for 14 months. The Family Wellness Worker within the Family Resource Network team will provide outreach support to families in their homes and deliver psychoeducational groups in the communities of Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon Region.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Build healthy relationships with families, community and the Families First team
  • Develop and deliver psycho-educational group programming to meet caregiver and child development needs
  • Build hope and resilience in families and our team
  • Work effectively both within a team and independently
  • Support families and children in their homes and community
  • Engage caregivers and children in capacity building
  • Support caregivers to navigate complicated systems
  • Report trends and gaps in services to Families First team
  • Advocate for families to access the supports they require
  • Build knowledge and awareness of the Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon Region communities
  • Build collaborative partnerships
  • Coordinate care

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Diploma or degree in human services field; or significant work related experience
  • Registration with your regulatory body if applicable
  • At least 2 years of experience supporting children and families
  • Triple P, Circle of Security Parenting, Kids Have Stress Too considered an asset
  • Solid knowledge of brain science, attachment theory, child development, trauma, and resiliency
  • Access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to provide criminal record check and intervention record check
  • Willingness to embrace the culture and values of Families First Society
  • Ability to adhere to Families First Vaccination Policy

 

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