Home Support Program Coordinator

Competition Number: HR-2017-0060

Job Title: Home Support Program Coordinator

Department: FCSS department

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: $66,622 – $85,302 annually (2018 rates)

Posted Date: December 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Closing Date: January 19, 2018 8:30 AM

Last Updated Date: December 27, 2017 11:35 AM

Status: Active

Description:

Home Support Program Coordinator
FCSS department – Community Services division

Salary:                     $66,622 – $85,302 annually (2018 rates)
Schedule:               35 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Position Type:        Salaried, non-management
Closing Date:         January 19, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m. or until a suitable candidate is found

We are seeking an experienced individual to join the County of Grande Prairie as our Home Support Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for community social development by overseeing the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Home Support program offered at the County. This position includes recruitment, supervision, education and performance reviews for the Home Support Program staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Human Services or a related field; may consider diploma with work experience;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with adults, seniors, and families;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to use tact, diplomacy and mature judgment;
  • Exceptional organizational skills in order to plan own workload and workload of staff;
  • Strong commitment to safety; ensuring safe work practices are implemented and maintained.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing;
  • Strong presentation skills – ability to engage others;
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach others;
  • Ability to explain policy and procedures;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle (travel is required);
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record and Child & Family Services background checks.

Working with us gives you the opportunity to contribute positively to local community. Our benefits are competitive and include a health and wellness reimbursement and professional development and training opportunities.

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, located in northwestern Alberta, is one of the fastest-growing and vibrant economic regions in Canada. This resource-rich area features friendly communities; an array of cultural, recreational, business, and educational opportunities; 6,000 square kilometres of vast and dynamic landscape; and an internationally renowned dinosaur bonebed and museum. With a trade area of over 260,000 people, its diverse economy driven by agriculture, energy, forestry, manufacturing, tourism, and commerce. As the first established county in the province, the County of Grande Prairie offers rural appeal and easy access to urban amenities. 

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