Family Counsellor - Caregivers Support Program

OneSky Community Resources - Penticton, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Competition No
FCC 2020 13 01 PFT

Position Title
Family Counsellor, Caregivers Support Program

Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Closing Date
January 27, 2020

The Employer

OneSky Community Resources is a progressive not for profit society located in the heart of Penticton. Providing a wide array of services across the South Okanagan Similkameen for more than 50 years, OneSky strives to be the employer of choice. We provide a competitive salary, comprehensive health and wellness benefits, a great pension plan (Municipal Pension Plan) and a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment. OneSky is a great place to work!

Nature of Position

The Family Counsellor is responsible for the overall development and delivery of the Family & Friend Caregivers Support Program. The position manages three main program components: individual outreach and supports, group programs and community engagement. The role will oversee the intake of new caregiver participants; the management of program services; the recruitment, training and support of program volunteers; network with the public, local organizations and health care practitioners for program promotion and referrals; and undertake outreach and education efforts to profile caregiver issues and needs. As well, this role will actively participate in the evaluation, reporting and Community of Practice activities of the provincial funders and partners, as a site of collaborative learning and quality assurance. Key partnerships for this new program in community include Family Caregivers of British Columbia (FCBC), United Way, and Interior Health.

Qualifications

An undergraduate degree in social services, social work, gerontology, health care or another related discipline (Master’s degree is an asset). Three or more years of experience supporting individuals and families in the fields of social, health and/or seniors’ services or a combination of related training and experience.

Responsibilities

The Family Counsellor, Caregivers Support Program, will be responsible for the following:

  • Individual supports to caregivers
  • Coordination of support groups for caregivers
  • Engagement with health care and social service systems
  • Community engagement
  • Volunteer/peer coordination
  • Program development

Location(s)
Office is located in Penticton, but travel within the region may be necessary.

Schedule
Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Company pension

Reference ID: FCC 2020 13 01 PFT

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • social, health and/or seniors services: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)