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Sunday, June 23, 2013
Alberta Human Services offers diverse and challenging opportunities for individuals who are looking to help build Alberta's workforce. Whether we're helping an Albertan find employment or ensuring workplaces are healthy and safe, we're proud of the work we do every day.
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A detailed-oriented, upbeat individual with a passion for client service to work with a team of dedicated professionals.
You will be responsible for determining ongoing eligibility for income support, the issuance of financial benefits and the provision of the support services to benefit recipients within the Alberta Works Income Support program.
You will also be responsible for monitoring and updating client progress on their employment and case management plans as they move toward self-sufficiency.
The Support & Financial Services Coordinator (SFSC) assists Albertans in meeting their employment, financial, and medical needs. Other responsibilities consist of referring/recommending appropriate interventions, including; advising clients of their rights, income support benefit entitlements and their responsibilities; providing referrals and support to help benefit recipients access employment and training services, finances, labour market information and community resources.
This position utilizes problem-solving techniques to connect individuals with appropriate intervention resources. Other contributions made by the SFSC will include liaising with other department staff, referral to community agencies to promote client independence, and identifying and reporting cases of suspected fraud.
As the ideal candidate you will exercise professionalism, initiative, excellent communication skills, and solid decision making ability along with a positive attitude. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to meet deadlines are necessary to succeed in this position. Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy are essential.
The successful candidate will bring the following competencies to the position:
College diploma in Social Sciences, Humanities, or a related field. Some related experience with the Income Support Program, career planning process and labour market information is an asset. Experience with the client group is preferred.
Equivalencies will be considered.
For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include the IQAS assessment certificate as part of your application. Further information on IQAS is available at:
$1,876.33 to $2439.09 bi-weekly ($48,972 - $63,660 annually)
There are two temporary positions available to March 31, 2014 with the possibility of extension.
What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan: URL
- Pension plan: URL
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
This posting may be used to staff future vacancies. Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.
How to Apply
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE PREFERRED. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Debra Sawatzky c/o: Alberta Human Services, 4th floor, Provincial Building, 9915 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 2K4, email to my attention to HS.NorthHR@gov.ab.ca or fax: 780-743-7474.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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