Careers

We’re hiring a dedicated Social Worker and a Family Support Worker to join our team.  For details and how to apply see below.

Social Worker

Wage/Salary: DOE

Posted Date: 29-Aug-2017

Location: Humboldt

Positions Available: 1

Employment Terms: Full Time

Employment Length: Term

Experience: 0-6 Months

Education: University Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Social Worker. PARTNERS staff provide a safe, confidential and welcoming environment that assists individuals and families to meet their immediate and on going needs. Duties include crisis intervention, domestic violence counselling, program facilitation, safety planning, referrals, client advocacy, and  community presentations.
Frequent travel within 100km radius of Humboldt is required.

Requirements – BSW

Apply by: 15-Sep-2017

How to Apply: Please apply with cover letter stating salary expectations, resume and at least two professional references to Hayley Kennedy, Executive Director by email only at hkennedy@partnersfamilyservices.ca

Skills and Abilities

  • Work Setting
    • Community service organization
  • Client Population
    • Homeless
    • Males
    • Females
    • Persons with mental health disabilities
    • Culturally diverse groups
    • Aboriginal groups
    • Couples
    • Families
    • Adults
  • Security and Safety
    • Driving record check (abstract)
    • Driver’s validity licence check
    • Child welfare check
    • Criminal record check (abstract)
  • Specific Skills
    • Teach life skills
    • Facilitate groups
    • Liaise with communities
    • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
    • Assess clients’ problems
    • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
    • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
    • Evaluate effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions
    • Evaluate clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives
    • Interview clients
    • Provide public education
    • Write reports (assessment, follow-up, progress, court reports, etc.)
  • Essential Skills
    • Significant use of memory
    • Continuous learning
    • Computer use
    • Finding information
    • Job task planning and organizing
    • Critical thinking
    • Decision making
    • Problem solving
    • Working with others
    • Oral communication
    • Writing
    • Document use
    • Reading text
  • Transportation/Travel Information
    • Public transportation is not available
    • Valid driver’s licence
    • Willing to travel
    • Own vehicle
    • Own transportation
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
    • First Aid Certificate
    • Membership with a provincial association for marriage and family therapy
    • Registered Clinical Counsellor
  • Additional Skills
    • Participate in fundraising activities
    • Perform administrative tasks
    • Recruit and select staff
    • Use computer applications
  • Work Location Information
    • Rural community
  • Area of Counselling Specialization
    • Cross cultural issues
    • Anxiety/panic
    • Anger management
    • Career
    • Conflict resolution
    • Crisis intervention
    • Family and marriage
    • Life transitions
    • Mediation
    • Personal growth and self-development
    • Sexual abuse and trauma recovery
    • Stress management
    • Substance abuse

Family Support Worker

PARTNERS Family Services is hiring a dedicated casual Family Support Worker. Responsibilities include working directly with families in their homes in the areas of parenting, child development, life skills, etc; transportation as required; and monitoring supervised visits. The successful candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Humboldt area, and up to a 100km radius from the city. Hours vary from 0-30 hours per week, dependent on caseload.
This position is to begin as soon as possible.

Qualifications:
– 1+ years of experience working with children, youth or families
– Certificate/diploma/degree related to social services, humanities, early childhood education, youth care, etc required
– Valid First Aid/CPR
– Criminal record and vulnerable person check
– Satisfactory driver’s abstract
– Valid Sask driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle with sufficient insurance

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please email cover letter, resume and at least two references to Hayley Kennedy, Executive Director – hkennedy@partnersfamilyservices.ca