At the City of Leduc, our mission is People. Building. Community. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Teamwork, Service, Respect and Leadership guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture. If you would like to work as part of a progressive organization and enjoy a fast- paced environment, then this may be the opportunity for you.
We are currently recruiting for a full-time term Family Home Visitor Coordinator. Temporary, Full-time - 35 hours / week; 17 Months, till March 31, 2023. If grant funding approved in March, 2023, for an additional three years, this position would be eligible for competitive benefits and pension.
Key Responsibilities Include:
About the Opportunity:
Reporting to the Manager, FCSS, the Family Home Visitor Coordinator will provide supervision and direction to the Family Resource Network Team in addition to maintaining a moderate case load of home visitation and family support clients. With the overall goal to strengthen and build our communities’ children, youth and families, this new program will serve the full spectrum of demographics (0-18) with a focus on providing a full continuum of preventative support services for the family as a whole. This will include universal, targeted and intensive programming via direct home visitation, family supports, caregiver capacity, social connections, and child development and well-being opportunities.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Lead the implementation of home visitation best practices approaches and curriculums
Develop partnerships and maintain ongoing contact with social services and other supportive agencies
Represent the City of Leduc on committees/coalitions as required
Participate in community, FRN and FCSS events to promote this and other program and services
Identify and support individual’s at-risk and needing intense and targeted support and provide weekly visits
Work collaboratively with other departments and agencies to support resident in achieving goals/objectives
Assist and support the resident to navigate and access services and resources (eg. Subsidized programs, health care, etc.)
Respond to referrals for families from other agencies and FCSS
Complete relevant documentation and maintain records of all activities including assessment records, contact notes and referrals
Adhere to FRN yearly budget, and provide necessary date for reporting and ensure program outcomes are met through evaluation tools
You are the successful candidate for this position if you have the following:
A diploma in social services and/or human services discipline
A minimum of five years’ experience in related supervision and working one-on-one with individuals and high risk families, as well as working in partnerships with a variety of agencies
Demonstrate creative problem solving, conflict resolution, communication and decision making skills
Suicide intervention, mental health first aid, and standard first aid are required
Experience in crisis intervention, specifically related to working with children, adolescents and families
Proven knowledge of housing, employment, local social services and supportive agencies
Training in Reflective Supervision, PICCOLO, Great Kids, Triple P, Circle of Security, and Nobody’s Perfect would be considered an asset
Experience in Emergency Social Services is an asset
Specialized knowledge of adolescent development, mental health and addictions is an asset
Be willing to work flexible hours that may include evenings and weekends
Must have a vehicle for use in performing company business
Possess valid Class 5 driver’s license
Must be willing to provide a current Criminal Records Check-Vulnerable Sector at own expense
Must be willing to provide a current Child Intervention Records Check at own expense
Must be fully immunized against COVID-19 and be willing to provide proof of immunization, or provide written approved exemption on the basis of a protected ground under the AB Human Rights Act.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 10:00 pm (MT) on October 28, 2021. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $70,434.00 - $88,088.00/annum
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time - 35 hours / week; 17 Months, till March 31, 2023
Posted Date: Oct 14, 2021
Closing Date: Oct 28, 2021
Job ID: 21-61