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Casual/On call Supervised Access Driver

Vegreville, Alberta   |      October 10, 2017 12:00

Category:     SW Dip, BSW, Student, Other
Closing Date:     10/25/2017
Employer:     WJS Canada
Title:     Casual/On call Supervised Access Driver
Address:      .
City:     Vegreville, Alberta
Date Posted:     10/10/2017
Salary:     $17.50 - $19.50/hr (based on education, experience & duties)
Summary:    

Casual/On call Supervised Access Driver

WJS Child & Family Services Drive Program

Vegreville, AB

Casual Employment

Regular rate: $17.50 - $19.50/hr   (based on education, experience & duties)

 

Social Work students - gain valuable experience

 

The Casual Supervised Access Driver provides transportation to adults, youth and children within the service area so they can access services and connect with family. Transporting a child to a supervised access visit with their parents or to a medical appointment are examples of escorted drives. This position is suitable for post secondary students who wish to gain experience in Social Services, with youth and families.

Qualifications:     In your role as a Casual Supervised Access Driver, you will:
• Must be available for a variety of shifts including weekdays, evenings and weekends to accommodate needs of clients.
• Accept drive assignments according to directions stated on referrals, on a prearranged and on-call basis.
• Use own vehicle to transport clients to assigned locations (appointments, supervised visits, etc.) – mileage & expenses reimbursed
• Remain with family for the duration of supervised access visit, monitoring all parent-child interactions for safety and appropriateness; observing and taking log notes on family interaction
• Work in accordance with/gain knowledge of the Child Welfare Act and Child and Family Services Authorities
• Prepare accurate & timely reports/records of all drives, supervised visits, vehicle safety inspections, etc. as per WJS Policy as required.
• Report any discrepancies in vehicle operation.
• Represent Family Support Services in a professional manner
• Work within all safety and privacy frameworks and policies

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (within 3 months) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, prepare accordingly

As an ideal candidate for the Casual Supervised Access Driver you possess:
• Minimum Grade 12 – Social Work, Community Support Worker, etc. Certificate or Diploma (completed or in progress) preferred.
• Valid Class 5 (not Graduated) Alberta Driver’s License with 5+ years driving experience, insurance and clean Drivers Abstract
• Reliable vehicle with backseat for transporting children in approved infant/child care seat (supplied)
• Clear Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention check
• Valid First Aid / CPR Certificate (or willingness to attend training)
• Willing to take employer-provided training in Suicide Intervention/Prevention and cultural sensitivity

Required Skill and Abilities:
• As all files are electronic candidates must have good computer skills - for emailing and document preparation,
• Stamina for long periods of driving
Description:     WJS Canada’s mission is “Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services”. The support we provide for families emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family’s strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family’s belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services & career opportunities, visit www.wjscanda.com
Please forward your resume to:     Competition will accept applications until October 25, 2017.
Competition #: V-324-DE (please quote on cover letter or resume)

To apply for the Casual Supervised Access Driver job please submit a cover letter & resume to Ken Benson, Program Director

Email: abhr@wjscanada.com
Online: www.wjscanada.com
Fax: (855) 465-5502