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August 24, 2014
Huan Services Worker 6
"What really sets St. Paul apart are the people who call St. Paul home. We've always been "A People Kind of Place!" St. Paul is strategically located in the center of the northeast region of Alberta. With a population of 5,844, St. Paul is a major trading center for the surrounding area. St. Paul's life-support is the rich agricultural land that surrounds the town, supplemented by the oil and gas industries.
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 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. Assessment, engagement and collaboration are cornerstones to success in this role. .The position has delegated authority to perform the duties outlined in the CYFE Act.
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.
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 position anticipated to end on or before August 31, 2015 at which time will be reviewed. Candidates with lesser qualifications MAY be considered at a lower classification and salary.
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. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to apply online, please contact: Nichole Petrovic, HRA; Human Resource Consulting Services, Human Services at: 780 644-1510
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 services as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Nichole Petrovic, HRA at Phone: (780)644-1510.
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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