Intervention Services and Appeals Specialist
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June 28th, 2013
Human Services Worker 7
The Strategic Support Unit of Region 6 Edmonton & Area Child & Family Services Authority is looking for an individual who is passionate about supporting best practices in front line intervention services and improving outcomes for children and families.
As the Intervention Services & Appeals Specialist (IS&AS) you will be coordinating, developing and supporting regional intervention policy and intervention related program initiatives. Your responsibilities will include coordinating the Region's administrative review processes and providing support and presentation to the Appeals Secretariat. Support to staff will be in the areas of protocols, legislative and policy requirements, and assistance with complex case files. Additionally, you will be supporting regional quality assurance efforts in a variety of areas. You must be able to read and understand evidence based research and identify appropriate ways to integrate this knowledge into regional directives and practices. You will be a member of the Casework Supervisors Table and an active contributor to this forum.
The ideal candidate will possess exemplary leadership and communication skills. This position will require your innovative problem solving strategies and your ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. The ability to apply mediation techniques and excellent conflict resolution in a variety of different situations would be an asset in this role.
This is a temporary position for 12 months.
Bachelor of Social Work plus several years of related child intervention experience is required. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,692.53- $3,486.76 Bi-weekly
- In accordance with the Health Professions Act, any successful applicant who possesses a BSW, MSW, or Diploma in Social Work from an Alberta College is required to register and maintain registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers.
- Final candidates for this position will be required to undergo security screening.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume quoting the competition number via email to Brennan.MacGregor@gov.ab.ca.
If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume quoting the competition number 1018006 to: Human Resources, #120 Mezzanine Level, Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7. Fax (780) 415-2003.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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