Disability Services Coordinator Human Worker Jobs Vacancy in Government Alberta Grande Prairie
Government Alberta Grande Prairie urgently required following position for Disability Services Coordinator Human Worker. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Disability Services Coordinator Human Worker Jobs Vacancy in Government Alberta Grande Prairie Jobs Details:
This position is meant for a person who finds reward in connecting with a broad range of people, is enthusiastic about challenging and dynamic work, enjoys problem solving, and wants to make a positive difference in the lives of persons with disabilities. You will assist families, children, and adults with disabilities to identify and obtain required supports and services which will enhance their well-being, social participation, and assist in maximizing their independence. Activities will include service design and planning, completion of family and child assessment of need and the review of an individual's progress towards outcomes, including an evaluation of the appropriateness of the services provided. Utilizing a team approach with a variety of community partners, you will provide information and support to individuals, their guardians and families.
As the ideal candidate, your communication and interpersonal skills will be critical as you interact daily with clients, parents, guardians, community associations and service providers to identify and address short and long term needs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Working within legislation and provincial policies, you will take initiative and demonstrate strong planning skills in order to access current programs and service models. You must have flexibility in your schedule as this position may be required to work evenings and weekends.
A Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, or Disability Studies, with a minimum of two years of related experience is required. Related experience includes planning and/or arranging services and supports for: individuals with disabilities, and/or children, and/or other vulnerable individuals. Case management experience is preferred. Experience working with persons with disabilities to promote their independence and community inclusion will be considered an asset. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.
The following equivalencies may be considered: A related Master's degree plus one year of related experience; or related diploma plus three years of related experience.
For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include the IQAS assessment certificate as part of your application. Further information on IQAS is available at: http://work.alberta.ca/Immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html
$2,532.32 - $3,273.50 Bi-weekly
This opportunity is in Grande Prairie!
Grande Prairie is a thriving city of 68,556 people and is located 459 kilometers northwest of Edmonton. This community has a youthful, growing population and all the amenities associated with city living. Whether you enjoy shopping at local shops or large national retailers, restaurants, active social, cultural, sports clubs and an active arts and performances community there is something for everyone year-round. Grande Prairie offers many big-city benefits with the perks of small-city lifestyle including shorter commutes, lower cost of living, public transportation, airport, post-secondary education, world-class recreation facilities and outdoor adventures right at your doorstep. The industries supporting the area's growing economy include forestry, oil & gas, agriculture, and being a regional hub for retail, industrial trade and commerce. For more information about Grande Prairie visit: www.cityofgp.com
The successful applicant is eligible for a $6,000 retention bonus. For details, please visit: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/benefits/northern-allowance/55th-parallel.htm
The successful candidate will be required to have a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle that meets the requirements of the Region as travel will be required.
Successful applicants who possess a MSW, BSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register with, and maintain registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo an academic check, intervention record check and provide a suitable security screening.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level across the Government of Alberta.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Please ensure that you include contact information including email address on resume. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
Please ensure your resume highlights how your previous work experience is related to the qualifications and requirements for this position. Other helpful tips for applicants can be found at: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/applying/tips.html
If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume including references, quoting the Job ID to: Human Resources Consulting Services, 1st Floor, Provincial Bldg 10320 99 Street Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6J4, or Email to HS.NorthHR@gov.ab.ca
For more information, please contact Valerie Boon at 780-833-4996
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We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted via email.