Schools Plus Facilitator
Vacant position effective immediately
Berwick and District School
Serving the West Kings family of schools
Salary commensurate with Job Band 8 ($69,770)
Closing date for applications: May 25, 2021
Reporting to the Supervisor of School Support Services, the Schools Plus Facilitator provides preventative, proactive programming as well as interventions for students and families.
The Schools Plus Facilitator will:
Facilitate & coordinate all phases of service delivery for children, youth, and families deemed at risk, including but not limited to, identification, intervention, monitoring and consultation services;
Develop partnership and liaise with other agencies to increase local access to services for identified students and their families;
Oversee the implementation of specific programs within the Schools Plus initiative;
Complete all aspects of documentation, data collection and reporting associated with the Schools Plus Project, as required at the Centre for Education and Provincial levels;
Complete other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of School Support Services;
Develop, coordinate and participate in Regional Schools Plus Advisory Committee meetings
Qualifications and Experience:
The successful applicant will possess the following:
Masters of Social work plus five years related experience is preferred.
Professional social work experience in integrated service delivery and direct service delivery to children, youth and families with complex needs is required.
Familiarity and knowledge of the Nova Scotia public school system, Community Services, Justice, Health and community resources is preferred.
Current Non-Violence Crisis Intervention certification or willingness to obtain.
The capability to develop budgets and supervise funding utilization to ensure efficient and effective allocation of resources.
The ability to keep accurate records, maintain confidentiality and create case plans.
The ability to work independently and to work collaboratively with various service providers.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
The ability to plan and organize a demanding caseload with minimum supervision.
Demonstrated experience in group facilitation and working with Advisory Committees.
The ability to engage and work with diverse communities and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of youth and their families.
A valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a Driver’s Abstract, Criminal Record Check and a completed Child Abuse Registry. Confirmation of your educational qualifications must be included with your application. Details regarding the specific responsibilities relating to this position may be obtained by contacting the immediate supervisor, Michael Ouellette, Supervisor of School Support Services (902-538-4745).
All applications will be considered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Non-Union Employees Policy:
This position is first available to current “Non-Union” employees of the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education.
Second, this position is available to Employment Equity external candidates.
Third, if there are no successful candidates from the Employment Equity applicant pool, then other external candidates who are not members of the identified peoples will be considered for this position.