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Family Support Counsellor - Polar Crescent Group Home
Fort Smith, NT
Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Our over 550 staff and volunteers help provide 35 programs and services for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.
Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.
We are currently seeking a Family Support Counsellor for our Polar Crescent Group Home Program. This program is a 6 bed Group Home located in Fort Smith NWT. It is utilized as a placement for children and youth of Fort Smith. The ages of the clients ranges from 0 to 18. There will be house parents that are living in the group home and there will be one full time Family Support Counsellor as well as respite services that will be provided.
The Family Support Counsellor is responsible for the delivery of family support services to the children and families in the care of Wood’s Homes.
This position reports to the Program Manager of the Polar Crescent Group Home Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:
Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.
Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: email@example.com. Please quote competition code ‘Last Name, First Name, Polar Crescent FSC’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.