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Casework Supervisor (HSW7)

Hinton, AB   |      December 04, 2017 12:00

Category:     SW Dip, BSW, MSW, RSW
Closing Date:     12/18/2017
Employer:     Children's Services
Title:     Casework Supervisor (HSW7)
Address:      1st Fl, Provincial Bldg. 131 Civic Centre Road
City:     Hinton, AB
Date Posted:     12/04/2017
Salary:     $2,878.37 to $3,727.43 Bi-weekly
Summary:     A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for themselves and/or their families. The Department of Children's Services works alongside the Department of Community and Social Services to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!

The Department of Children's Services leads child care & intervention, early childhood development, foster & kinship care, adoption, and improvements for children & youth.

To find out more about our work visit: https://www.alberta.ca/ministry-childrens-services.aspx

Hinton is home to just under 10,000 people, located in the pristine foothills of the Rockies. It is a mere 15 min drive to Jasper National Park gates, making it a mecca for all outdoor enthusiasts from bikers, skiers, hunters, mountain climbers or those who just want to stroll the many walking trails in the townsite. Every morning you can wake up to a beautiful view of the mountains and the invitation to a lifestyle that is second to none with long daylight hours in the summer and lots of snowfall for the winter interspersed with the warmth of chinooks. Click here to learn more about the great community of Hinton: https://www.hinton.ca/



Qualifications:     BSW/MSW supplemented by considerable related experience delivering Child Intervention services. Previous Supervisory experience is an asset. Prior supervision in an Intervention Services setting would be preferred. Please ensure to include any and all supervisory experiences within your application. Equivalencies will be considered: related university degree and 4 years direct child intervention experience; OR related diploma and 5 years direct intervention experience.

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.

The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo academic verification, an Intervention Record Check and provide a Criminal Record Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector screening check. As the Health Professions Act has been proclaimed, successful applicants who possess a BSW, MSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register and maintain registration with the College of Social Workers. The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle as travel will be required. The successful candidate will require working knowledge of Microsoft products.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level across the Government of Alberta.
Description:     Do you enjoy providing guidance and direction while achieving organizational goals? If so, your positive influence and knowledge will be an asset in the Casework Supervisor role. Your focus will be to provide support and direction to the professionals working within Intervention Services and to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with accepted practices and guidelines. You will provide leadership for your team, quality assessment, referrals, case planning, court work and community liaison for children and families in need of intervention. Duties will also include setting both individual and unit goals, maintaining a strong effective team that embraces change and providing ongoing case consultation and supervision with staff.

To meet the challenges of this position you will have extensive knowledge of Intervention Services legislation and policy, child abuse and neglect, family dynamics, case management, team building and community resources. Your clinical skills will also be utilized to provide direction and support to your team of child protection workers providing services that range from assessment to case management. Effective time management and organizational skills are required to effectively prioritize multiple projects and assignments that are diverse and complex. Your well-developed interpersonal communication skills will enhance your ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.
Please forward your resume to:     Online applications are preferred on www.jobs.alberta.ca

Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. Please ensure that you include contact information including email address on resume. The title of your document must be 20 characters or shorter.

Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file saved with a title of 20 characters or less.

Should you require more information please call 780-324-3202.

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