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August 11, 2013
Human Services Worker 7
Region 7 North Central Alberta Child & Family Services Authority is looking for a dynamic leader who has a sincere commitment to Intervention Services and the provision of quality services to children and families to be based out of our Slave Lake office. The Casework Supervisor will be responsible for supervising Intervention Services Caseworkers and Assessors, as well as providing expertise and leadership within their authority. These positions will ensure that programs are delivered as directed by policy and legislation. Having a good working knowledge of casework practices, legislation, policy and procedural issues is fundamental. Further responsibilities include public education, liaison with outside agencies, staff training, recruitment and employee performance appraisals. You must also possess a good understanding of financial forecasting and expenditure tracking. You must be committed to working with community partners and developing and maintaining strong relationships with these partners. An appreciation for cultural diversity and an understanding of the Ministry initiatives as they apply to the delivery of protection services is essential. Your ability to be a leader and champion of change is critical. It is required that candidates have strong analytical skills with the ability to work within a dynamic team environment to identify and minimize service gaps. You will further bring an understanding of the unique challenge of delivering services to a district that encompasses primarily a rural population where services are accessed across Regional boundaries. This is a challenging role requiring an individual with strong leadership ability, well-developed interpersonal skills with a dedication to children and families.
Bachelor of Social Work and 2 years related experience. Equivalencies will be considered: MSW and 1 year related experience; OR related university degree and 4 years related experience; OR related diploma and 5 years related experience. Prior supervision in an Intervention Services setting would be considered an asset and would be preferred.
$2,692.53 to $3,486.76 bi-weekly
This is a one year Maternity Leave cover off expected to end on or before July 31, 2014.
As the Health Professions Act has been proclaimed, successful applicants who possess a BSW, MSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register and maintain registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers. The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver?s license and have access to a reliable as travel will be required. Final candidates for this position will be asked to provide a Criminal Records-Vulnerable Sector check and an Intervention Record check. The successful candidate will require working knowledge of Microsoft products.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Evelyne Lovely, HRA, NE Human Resource Services, Human Services, Lakeview Building, 15 Nipewon Road, PO Box 1410, Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0; Phone: (780) 623-5114; Fax: (780) 623-5313.
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.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Evelyne Lovely, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
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