Family Service Worker - Burnside Gorge Community Association

Date Posted: Nov 01, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelors degree
  • or equivalent experience
  • Child development
  • Social work other

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Child welfare
  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse gambling behaviour disorders)
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing nutrition unemployment financial assistance)

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Social service or charity agency
  • Community centre

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess clients relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Food preparation
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise childrens visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • Children
  • Families

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)