Social Worker
Renfrew Educational Services
Rocky Mountain House, AB

Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit, registered charity operating as an independent school. We are an acknowledged leader in program development for children with special needs and children who are typically developing. For 45 years Renfrew has offered a wide range of programs and services to children from Calgary and surrounding areas.

LOCATION: Bighorn – Alberta (110 KM from Rocky Mountain House)

CONDITIONS: 0.4 FTE (two days per week)

TERMS: One-year term to commence September 2019

Position Description:

Renfrew Educational Services is seeking candidates for a unique opportunity to work at the Stoney Nakoda Big Horn Health Centre. The Registered Social Worker will work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members to provide services available to individuals and families.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment, case management and counselling to individuals and families;
  • Service planning, care planning and intervention, and goal setting;
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate workshops, in-services and information sessions for families and other members of the interdisciplinary team;
  • Provide health promotion, client advocacy, community development and clinical expertise in the area of community support.
  • Client advocacy and follow-up services with other organizations/health care providers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work and registered (or eligible to be registered) with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW);
  • Knowledge of social work code of ethics;
  • Experience working with children and their families;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written a must;
  • Understanding of and/or work experience with Indigenous Peoples;
  • Experience working in community health or Primary Care Network considered an asset;
  • Well-developed coordination and organizational skills;
  • Priority will be given Indigenous applicants or those who have experience working within a reserve setting;
  • Must have a clean, valid Alberta driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest only those candidates who have been short listed will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract