The Athabasca County Family & Community Support Services Program is currently accepting applications for a full-time permanent Family Wellness Worker. This Worker will provide services in Athabasca, Calling Lake and surrounding area as part of the Northern Lakes Family Resource Network.
The Family Wellness Program is a voluntary, community-based program designed to assist families in overcoming challenges and building skills necessary to ensure a safe, healthy and resilient home. The Family Wellness Worker offers support to help families develop goals they can work towards achieving, as well as assistance in accessing other community and government resources.
The salary range for this position is $63,933 - $74,790. Athabasca County offers an excellent benefit package and contributes to the Local Authorities Pension Plan.
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Determine the eligibility of clients and to follow through with the processes of opening client files.
Work with families to develop solution-focused goals and preventative action plans.
Manage client caseloads, open new files and close completed client files.
Evaluate and monitor client progress.
Develop and maintain consistent and accurate records regarding consultations, referrals and client files.
Complete all necessary reporting requirements outlined in the Children’s Services grant agreement.
Be an active participant in the Family Wellness and Counseling Teams.
Develop and maintain positive and informed relationships with the other services within the Northern Lakes Family Resource Network, outside organizations and services group.
The above responsibilities are representative, but not all-inclusive.
Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Human Services, Education or Health Care is required.
Minimum of 2 years relative work experience.
Extensive knowledge on a variety of societal issues.
Extensive knowledge of confidentiality, FOIP, Children’s First Act and consent forms.
Current training to include:
Standard First Aid and CPR
Crisis intervention, problem solving, conflict and anger management skills.
Strong communication (written/verbal), organizational, and detail orientated skills.
Case management/professional documentation skills.
Time management, goal setting, planning and implementation skills a must.
Proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite preferred
A clear Criminal Record/Vulnerable Population Check from the R.C.M.P. and a Child Intervention Record Check from Children’s Services will be required.
Clean drivers abstract and a reliable vehicle with business insurance requires as this position involves travelling.