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Entry Level, Child Intervention Practitioner

Job ID71-F4-5C-9D-C4-C5
CompanyGovernment Of Alberta
Date Posted2023-10-03
Posted Until2024-03-31
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategorySocial Services
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The Entry Level, Child Intervention Practitioner is a developmental position that sets you on a meaningful career journey within Children and Family Services.  Working in collaboration with a team of CI professionals, you will further develop your knowledge and skills as you work toward becoming a fully delegated Child Intervention Practitioner. You will gain confidence in your ability to work collaboratively with families and community partners in the creation of safe environments and identify safety and risk factors within communities and homes. You will strengthen your understanding of the fundamental components in casework, including family dynamics, trauma-informed practice, harm reduction, Signs of Safety, life-long connections, and encouraging families to have input into decisions that affect their lives.  

The Entry Level, Child Intervention Practitioner will recognize the importance of working collaboratively with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities, and have a working knowledge around the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action. They also understand the importance of child and family involvement, connection, and collaboration to a large array of other cultures and communities. 

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Salary$2,318.07 To $2,987.65 Bi-weekly ($60,501 - $77,977/year)
Education RequirementsA degree or diploma in Social Work with no experience is required, or an equivalency as described below.

Related university degree (BA Child Studies/Child & Youth Care, BA Education, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Human Services, BA/BSc Psychology, BA Sociology, Bachelor of Community Rehab, BSc. Family Studies/Human Ecology, BA Early Child Development, Law Degree) and 1 year of related experience.
Or a related diploma (Addictions/Counseling, Child and Youth Care, Human Services, Criminal Justice) and 2 years of related experience.
Or a related certificate and 3 years of related experience.
ExperienceRelated experience for equivalencies:

Case management and planning in a child intervention setting; crisis intervention and protection work; foster care; family preservation and family support; counseling youth; youth corrections work; Child Care Program development (Teacher, Teacher Aide, Psychologist); as well as experience and understanding of Indigenous peoples, various cultures, community connections, and socially inclusive environments.

CI Practitioners must also demonstrate effective and concise written communication skills, using professional and inclusive vocabulary. Reports and written notes may be shared with senior leadership in the Ministry.
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