The City of Leduc is currently recruiting for a full-time FCSS Client Support Worker.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Lead, FCSS Direct Client Services, this position provides timely and appropriate support to individuals requiring services in order to meet residents’ goals and needs. This may include: assisting residents in the navigation of paperwork and procedures to assess supports, working with appropriate stakeholders to advocate for clients’ needs and continue the work with those already involved with client, and build capacity in individuals through education and goal accomplishments. This position supports the FCSS department by providing scheduled office coverage to assist walk-in residents of all demographics.
The successful candidate will have a degree in Social Work, Human Ecology, Psychology or equivalent field, and will have a minimum of three years’ of related experience demonstrating creative problem solving, conflict resolution, communication and decision making skills. Suicide intervention, mental health first aid, and standard first aid are considered assets. The ideal candidate will have experience working one-on-one with individuals and families, as well as working in partnerships with a variety of agencies and stakeholders, as well as experience with Emergency Social Services. Together with experience working with a diverse population that may be experiencing mental health, poverty, homelessness and/or addiction issues. Knowledge of housing, employment, social services and supportive agencies. Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act would be beneficial. Must be able to maintain healthy boundaries, communicate care and provide professional referrals.
The successful candidate, must be willing to provide a clean Child Intervention Record Check and Criminal Record Check – Vulnerable Sector as part of the hiring process.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $70,434.00 – $88,088.00 / annum
Position Type: Full-time
Posted Date: Jan 07, 2021
Closing Date: Jan 19, 2021
Job ID: 21-13