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October 27, 2013
Human Services Worker 6
Alberta Human Services
Human Services' mission is to assist Albertans in creating the conditions for safe and supportive homes, communities and workplaces so they have opportunities to realize potential. Its core business is to work collaboratively with community partners to deliver citizen-centered programs and services that improve quality of life for Albertans.
Edmonton & Area Child and Family Services Authority works with families and communities to develop nurturing, safe and strong environments for our children and youth. For more information about Edmonton & Area Child & Family Services Authority, please visit our website at
Do you want to be part of a dedicated group of professionals who are working together to develop strong, nurturing and safe environments for children, youth and families? If so, Edmonton & Area Child & Family Services Authority has an excellent opportunity for you!
As a Child Intervention Assessor, you will utilize your strong knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, and Policies, Children Involved in Prostitution Act, Child and Family Services protocols and Regional Directives, to complete assessments and make recommendations, which will impact the safety and protection of children and families.
Employing strong interviewing skills, you will collect information in order to determine the nature and the degree of risk to a child. Therefore, great assessment skills are also essential since you will also be performing multilevel assessments, including initial and extended assessments. Knowledge of and experience working with the Aboriginal culture is an asset. Strong communication, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills are required in your intervention and counseling of clients. Effective oral and written communication skills are required in the development of service plans and presentation of documents for court. Faced with travel, stressful situations and irregular hours, you will need to be highly motivated and self-directed with strong time management and organizational skills.
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and 1 year related child protection experience is required. The following equivalencies will be considered: Masters of Social Work (MSW) and some related experience; OR related university degree and 3 years related experience; OR related diploma and 4 years related experience. Delegation under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act is preferred. Experience working with Aboriginal clients will be considered an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,474.49 - $3,198.43 Biweekly
- Please indicate which locations within Region 6 you are interested in. Please visit our website at
- 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.
- This competition will be used to create a list of successful applicants to be placed in permanent and temporary vacancies throughout the region.
- Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening.
- This role requires that you have a valid Driver's License and access to transportation.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred at www.gov.ab.ca/jobs. When you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file. Submit your resume quoting the competition number to c/o Nichole Petrovic, 3rd Floor, Centre West Building, 10035 - 108 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E1 Phone: (780) 638-3521 Fax: (780) 427-1018. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your resume, quoting the competition number to email@example.com. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition, and will receive an email within 24 hours that their resume has been received.
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.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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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