Bridges Intensive Family Support Worker

Key Responsibilities:

§  Providing intensive, hands-on family support including working early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.

§  Maintain a trusting, supportive relationship with families by providing information and support through regular home visits, meetings, phone calls, case conferences, etc.

§  Support families in the Medicine Hat area.

§ Utilize a family-centered approach to assist families in developing personal and family goals.

§ At the request of an individual, advocate with them or on their behalf.

§ Assist individuals in accessing community resources.

§ Work collaboratively with Government and Community Service providers.

§ Maintain program participant files.

§ Participate in association and program promotion activities.

§ Enter statistical data into a computer data base.

Qualifications:

§ Degree or Diploma and related experience in a Human Service Field.

§ Strong interpersonal communication, organization and administrative skills.

§ Experience in strength-based, family-centered family support practice.

§ Knowledgeable of community resources and services preferred.

§ An understanding of the diversity, customs and traditions of Indigenous people and diverse

   multicultural experience is an asset.

Experience working with computers, email and internet.

Must have daily access to a reliable, insured vehicle with current registration, insurance and have a valid drivers license.  This position will be 40 hours per week. The workweek is flexible, with day, evening and weekends required. The starting date will be in March 2024. The wage for this position is $24.75 -25.00 per hour, depending on education and experience.

 

We offer a great team, a positive working environment, flexibility, professional development training, 3weeks of paid vacation per year, paid personal leave days, employee benefits and a great work-life balance!

 

Application deadline is February 23, 2024 at 4:30 pm. If you have a desire to work with families and our team and want to make a difference, please email your current resume with 2 references and a cover letter to: chok@memlane.comor delivered to:

Bridges Family Programs | Attention: Caitlin Hok

477 Third Street SE, Medicine Hat, ABT1A 0G8

Successful applicants are required to provide clear Criminal and Child Intervention Checks and a Drivers Abstract. It is highly encouraged you apply for these checks and have them available during the interview process.

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