FASD Community Specialist (Full Time 32 Hrs/wk) - Peace Country Job Openings by WJS Canada in Peace River

Job Title Fasd Community Specialist (full Time 32 Hrs/wk) - Peace Country Job Openings Peace River WJS Canada
Pub Date 21 days ago
Company WJS Canada
Location Peace River

WJS Canada Careers 2020 - WJS Canada is looking for a new employee to apply FASD Community Specialist (Full time 32 hrs/wk) - Peace Country, that will be placed in Peace River. You will definitely get a better prospect along with less dangerous life in the future. Joining to this corporation makes a people able to carry out the goal easier and create the aim come true.

To help the business eyesight and mission comes on right WJS Canada is actually open up for brand-new place as September 2020. Everybody who are interested filling this vacant, remember to engage in this FASD Community Specialist (Full time 32 hrs/wk) - Peace Country recruitment. If you will be one which might fill up qualifications, you can try to see more information about FASD Community Specialist (Full time 32 hrs/wk) - Peace Country Job Openings below.

WJS Canada Recruitment 2020

FASD Community Specialist (Full time 32 hrs/wk) - Peace Country Job Opening in Peace River

The Program

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) program provides outreach and support services for adults and children affected by FASD, assists clients in obtaining an assessment/diagnosis, and helps connect individuals and their families to other local services.

The Position

We are currently recruiting a FASD Community Specialist for the Peace Country communities. This professional will provide services to individuals and families/caregivers that are experiencing chronic and persistent challenges related to FASD. The service is intended to support individuals through the assessment and diagnosis of FASD and provide subsequent support and follow up to assist in the implementation of diagnostic recommendations. This position reports to the Program Manager.

In Your Role You Will
  • Work with individuals to decrease risk taking behaviors through the development of harm reduction strategies, through home visits and phone consultations
  • Develop strength based case management plans and interventions and opportunities to build new, positive relationships.
  • Support individuals in understanding the diagnostic process, connecting with diagnostic clinics and accompany individuals to appointments.
  • Assist affected individuals (and family members, caregivers, educators, service providers, counselors, etc.) in developing positive daily living strategies.
  • Make supported referrals to other services/agencies i.e., AADAC, AISH, justice agencies, housing, treatment/health related services, shelters, Food Bank, Integrative Behaviour Support Services, Parenting Programs, etc.
  • Advocate for individuals and educate the community on the specific needs and issues of persons with FASD.

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

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
  • Two+ (2+) years of working with individuals or families affected by FASD
  • Strong knowledge of FASD outreach, needs and support.
  • Diploma or Degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Child and Youth Care or other related Human Services equivalency
  • Experience and understanding of Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act.
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s Licence, reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance, and clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Suicide Intervention and Prevention Training
  • Cultural sensitive training.
What does WJS keeps families strong through a variety of programs and services, including:
  • Family Reunification, Preservation and Support
  • Home Visitation
  • Supported Family Time
  • Family Team Meetings, Group Conferencing
  • Family Finding & Engagement
  • Child in Care Services
  • Foster and Kinship Care and Support
  • Personal and Family Counselling
  • Early Intervention or Diversion Programs
  • Driver Escorts for Families
Our Employees Enjoy
  • Safe, respectful and caring team environment
  • Training programs to ensure professional development and career development
  • Flexible hours
  • Generous benefit packages including: Employer-paid Dental & Extended Health with 100% prescription coverage, Employer-paid AD&D and $5,000 Dependent Life, annual vacation and more!

For more information on visit our website: www.wjscanada.com

No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.


As one of the leading companies in Canada, WJS Canada offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. WJS Canada also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to upgrade new skills and knowledge through the company programs.

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