Child Intervention Youth Worker
WJS Canada - Vegreville, AB

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Job Summary:
The Child intervention youth worker is responsible for facilitating planned interventions and services aimed at strengthening and preserving families by providing home-based, family-centered services to promote the protection and well-being of children in their homes, as well as support and educate parents toward improvements in their parenting abilities. The child intervention youth worker reports to the Family Support Program Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide education and support services to families in their own homes
  • Assist families to develop parenting skills and practice
  • Advocate in helping families connect with community resources, support networks and assistance to enhance family functioning
  • Provide transportation and supervision for court mandated family visits.
  • Maintain caseload(s) as assigned
  • Follow prescribed case management plans
  • Provide consultation information
  • Maintain accurate client file documentation and record of client activities
  • Maintain accurate program documentation
  • Contribute toward identification of personal staff development needs
  • Be familiar with the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act and Alberta Family and Social Services policies and procedures as they relate to the Family Support Services Program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Child and Youth Care, Early Childhood, or related Social Sciences or Human Services degree or equivalent
  • Submit a Criminal Record and CYIM check
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s Licence, reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance, and clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid First Aid
  • Suicide Intervention and Prevention Training

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W. J. Stelmaschuk and Associates Ltd. -- also known as WJS Canada or just WJS -- contracts with governments across Canada to provide...