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Social Worker/Caregiver Support Manager

Edmonton, AB T5T 6S5   |      August 04, 2017 12:00

Category:     RSW
Closing Date:     08/31/2017
Employer:     ElderCare Edmonton
Title:     Social Worker/Caregiver Support Manager
Address:      C201-17203-99 Avenue NW
City:     Edmonton, AB T5T 6S5
Date Posted:     08/04/2017
Salary:     $28.50 per hour
Summary:    

ElderCare is recruiting a qualified and experienced individual for a Maternity leave position, beginning August 2017 and extending till November 2018. Are you interested in providing one-to-one supports, group facilitations, respond to individuals and families seeking support by providing assistance to access resources, and connect people.  ElderCare Edmonton Society provides a friendly work environment along with a competitive benefits package.

Qualifications:     • Completion of a degree or diploma in Social Work
• Registered Social Worker with Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
• Good working knowledge of seniors-related issues and facilities in the city
• Experience providing information/referral, advocacy and short-term counselling
• Able to initiate own work with minimal direction
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to utilize a client-centred approach and demonstrate empathy, compassion and respect
• Competency in MS Office, internet and email applications
• Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
Description:     ElderCare is a non-profit organization with over thirty-five years of experience in providing respite, resources and support to family caregivers in our community. Our Caregiver Support Program offers caregivers a supportive place to address the challenges of caring for a family member with emotional, cognitive and/or physical limitations within the community. Caregivers have access to a Registered Social Worker who can provide referrals, information and advocacy.
Please forward your resume to:     We thank all applicants who are interested in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit resume and cover letter to, info@eldercareedmonton.ca, fax to (780) 433-3758, or mail to Suite C201, 17203–99 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5T 6S5.