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August 6, 2013
Human Services Worker 3
A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for their families. Human Services works to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!
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The Assured Income for Severely Handicapped (AISH) program currently has opportunities available for an AISH Generalist in the Peace River office. If you want to be part of a team that helps make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Albertans, this is your chance to apply!
Working with a team of dedicated professionals, your responsibilities will include: commencing new applicants; determining the continued eligibility for financial benefits; issuing benefits in accordance with applicable policies and program legislation; monitoring and updating client progress; linking clients to relevant community resources and making referrals.
While operating under tight timelines in a busy, fast-paced environment, you will provide quality service to clients who have a variety of needs. To be successful in this role, you must have well developed communication skills to be able to work well with persons with significant communication challenges, including persons requiring alternative communication methods. Along with your communication, strong report writing and presentation skills, you will bring a demonstrated ability to analyze information, interpret policies and provide immediate crisis intervention services to de-escalate and resolve conflict.
University degree in Social Sciences plus one year of recent related experience, or a diploma in Social Sciences plus two years of recent related experience is required. Case management experience and/or experience arranging supports for vulnerable individuals is desired. Experience with determining eligibility for financial assistance programs is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,089.09 bi-weekly to $2,692.53 bi-weekly
Other possible locations include the High Level, High Prairie or Slave Lake AISH office. Please indicate in your application which location you would like to work in.
The successful candidate will require a valid Alberta Driver's License and have access to a reliable vehicle as some travel will be required.
Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification and salary level.
What we can offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Health Spending Account:
- Pension plan: www.pspp.ca
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Malerie Soroka at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Alberta Human Services, Human Resources, 3rd Floor, Centre West Building, 10035 ? 108 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3E1. Fax: (780) 644 - 4962. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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