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March 20, 2014
Human Services Worker 5
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your skills and acquire a "big picture" view of the Region and its operations? Specialized Services Supports is offering a unique opportunity to participate in collaborative placement coordination and planning on behalf of children and youth in need of out-of-home placement. In this position you will have a chance to make a difference to children and youth on both a "micro" and "macro" level. Reporting to the Supervisor of the Placement Co-ordination Intake Unit, you will have a significant role in supporting and monitoring placement services for Edmonton and Area Child & Family Services.
In this role you will communicate and collaborate with a broad stakeholder groups including Neighborhood Centre staff, foster/group care agency and authority staff. Your ability to draw information from a broad stakeholder group to ensure accurate information for placement/matching and permanency planning purposes will be essential to you in this role. The ideal candidate will require sound analytical/critical thinking skills and the ability to work with competing interests and ideas. Your strong organizational skills and computer skills will also be crucial to your success in this role.
BSW/MSW with some related experience working with children, families and caregivers. Casework experience would be an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
As per the Health Professions Act, successful applicants who possess a MSW, BSW or Social Work Diploma are required to register and maintain registration with the Alberta College of Social workers.
$2,277.71 - $2,944.37 Bi-weekly
- Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.
- This competition may be used to fill future permanent/temporary vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications through the Government of Alberta, Job Posting website are preferred. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit it, quoting the Job ID to: Cheryl-Ann Ramdin c/o Alberta Human Services, Human Resources, #120 Mezzanine Level, Standard Life Building, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7. Phone (780) 415-9532; Fax (780) 415-2003.
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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