At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If we’ve caught your attention, you should know that we’re currently recruiting for a Lead, FCSS Direct Client Services to provide support to our fast growing city!
Key Responsibilities Include:
While reporting to the Manager, Family and Community Support Services, the Lead, FCSS Direct Client Services oversees short and long range planning for the delivery of services to families and individuals experiencing personal challenges in the community. As well, this position is responsible for the overall management of the section’s portfolio, which includes performance management of direct reports, develop, evaluate and report on program goals and objectives through the corporate business planning process, develop and manage applicable operating budgets, and ensure the section’s directives support the FCSS priority areas which align with the City’s corporate plan. If you enjoy a fast paced environment and working in an exciting community based position, this is the opportunity for you.
As the successful candidate, you will have a degree in Social Work, Human Ecology, Psychology, or Child and Youth Care or equivalent field. Suicide intervention, mental health first aid and standard first aid are assets. This position requires a minimum of five-years of related experience demonstrating strong problem solving and decision making skills. Experience working one-on-one with individuals, parents/guardians and children, as well as partnerships with a variety of agencies and schools. Experience in supervision and budget management as well as providing parenting strategies for all ages. Knowledge of mental health and addictions, crisis intervention and family violence prevention strategies. Knowledge of the FCSS Act and Regulations would be an asset. Successful completion of a Child Welfare Check and Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector are required.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on September 10, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level.