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February 10, 2014
Human Services Worker 6
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 Casework Practice Model builds on the evolution to-date and the ongoing evolution of casework practice and directions provided by the Child Youth and Family Enhancement Act (CYFE Act). The CYFE Act places a great emphasis on assessment of children and families in determining the safety of the child, the need for intervention and the type of intervention required. The Casework Practice Model is based on the philosophy that children, youth and families should have input into the decisions that affect their lives. Assessment, engagement and collaboration are cornerstones of the Model.
The Assessor works within the Casework Practice Model and is required to perform Intake and Assessment duties including the duties associated with the Safety and Detailed Phases. Assessment duties involve doing investigations, determining urgency of response, gathering assessment information, preparing an analysis of the assessment information, determining the implications for the case planning, making a determination of the intervention as defined in the CYFE Act, establishing the type of service required to meet the needs and urgency of the needs of the child, youth and family and developing the case plan collaboratively with the family, Caseworker and the service team. The position has delegated authority to perform the duties outlined in the CYFE Act.
Bachelor of Social Work and 1 year related experience. Equivalencies will be considered: Masters of Social Work and some related experience; OR related university degree and 3 years related experience; OR related diploma and 4 years related experience.
$2,474.49 to $3,198.43 bi-weekly
This is a temporary salaried position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2015. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This job opening may be used to fill other vacancies within North Central Alberta Child and Family Services.
As the Health Professions Act has been proclaimed, successful applicants who possess a BSW, MSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register prior to commencement of employment and maintain registration with the College of Social Workers.
The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver?s license and access to a reliable vehicle that meets the requirements of the Authority as travel will be required. The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo academic verification, provide an Intervention Record Check, and provide a Criminal Records Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector 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: Vijaya Kunniah, HRA; Human Services, 3rd fl Centre West Building, 10035 - 108 Street, Edmonton, AB., T5J 3E1; Phone (780) 644-1510; Fax: 780 644-4962.
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 Vijaya Kunniah at: (780) 644-1510 or e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org . If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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