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October 20, 2013
Human Services Worker 3
The Ministry of Alberta Human Services is part of Premier Redford's strategy to take action on Albertans' priorities. Follow this link to find out what programs and services our Ministry is responsible for:
Are you committed to making a difference in support of our provincial Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program? We have a temporary full time position available in our Red Deer office until on or before March 31, 2014, with the possibility of extension.
Working as part of a team of professionals, you will provide intake and case management services to severely disabled Albertans. You will be responsible for helping determine applicant eligibility for the AISH program and issuing benefits to eligible clients. This position will enable you to apply your strong customer service skills when serving our clients as you assist them in meeting their basic living needs and achieving a level of independence within our community. You will also apply your sound problem solving and judgment skills in order to assess options and identify solutions for disabled applicants with complex medical issues or for those that do not meet AISH eligibility criteria.
University degree in Social Work or Social Sciences plus one year of related experience, or a diploma in Social Work or Social Sciences and two years of related experience is required. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is desired. Experience with determining eligibility for financial assistance programs is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,089.09 - $2,692.53 bi-weekly
Some travel for business may be required.
Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies (either wage or temporary salaried) at the same or lower classification and salary level across government.
What can we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- 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 and your position of interest, to: Human Resource Services - Central Region, Alberta Human Services, 23 Michener Bend, Red Deer, AB, T4P 0J9. Fax: (403) 340.7140. 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.
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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