Simcoe Community Services
  • 08-Aug-2018 to 22-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Family Services
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • $29.25
  • Hourly
  • Contract

We are recruiting for a contract Family Support Worker to provide support to children with developmental challenges and their families; to promote the interests of the person with intellectual disabilities and his/her family in the community; to serve as a resource to families, professionals and the community in accordance of the stated goals of the agency. This is a 13 month contract position working 37.5 hours per week until September 27, 2019. The rate of pay of is $29.25/hour.

Minimum requirements of this position include:

  • BSW or B.A. in Social Science with relevant experience;
  • 3-4 years relevant experience;
  • Understanding of child development of the particular needs of persons with an intellectual disability and their families;
  • Working knowledge of the CFSA;
  • Valid G class driver's license and own reliable transportation to be used in the course of employment.

Duties and responsibilities:  (including, but not limited to) 

  • Developing a collaborative relationship with families or caregivers assisting the family in the development of effective child management strategies;
  • Working with the family to develop an Individual Family Service Plan (I.F.S.P.) to meet individual and family needs;
  • The provision of emotional support to individuals and families;
  • Case management, counselling and referral to community resources as appropriate to all family members;
  • Provision of information, public education, training, consultation and support to agencies serving individuals with special needs.

Simcoe Community Services is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. We provide a competitive compensation package with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.

Simcoe Community Services is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

SUBMIT APPLICATION BY:

4:00 p.m. August 15, 2018

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posting #18-44

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