Working for Leduc County is more than just a job. We enjoy a friendly, cooperative and fun work environment, where we work hard, with the best people and resources in order to deliver the most efficient, effective services we can to build and sustain a strong community for our residents.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Family Resource Support Specialist delivers prevention and early intervention services and supports for children to the age of 18 in the areas of child development and well-being, caregiver capacity building and social connections. Through managing priorities, the Family Resource Specialist is a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s operational deliverables.
A diploma in social or human services discipline or related discipline is required. Five (5) years of experience in childhood development and knowledge of the needs of parents, children, and families is required. Experience with group facilitation and dealing with pre/post-natal and mental health issues, vulnerable populations and working with high risk families is required.
A service focus with strong verbal and written communication skills are required to gain input, mutual understanding and encourage participation and collaboration in the delivery of programs and services. The ability to deliver presentations, and prepare clear, concise reports is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of tools and other database and spreadsheet applications is required. Experience in information and referral, family dynamics, trauma informed approach, group facilitation, program design and implementation is required. The ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality is essential.
Proven achievement of results through efficient coordination of work and project oversight is key to success in the role. Experience working with teams is required. Familiarity with municipal operations and knowledge of rural communities is an asset. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification, along with a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license is required.