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Social Worker

 

We believe that people impacted by dementia can live life well - and every day, we work to build the capacity of the community to support and care for them. Become part of a progressive team with shared core values and visibly demonstrated passion for the cause.

 

You’re looking for more than just a job. You’re searching for a career or a calling. The Alzheimer Society of Calgary is a learning organization with a culture founded upon key competencies such as the importance of being adaptable; innovative; open to learning; accountable; outcomes-focused and dedicated to fostering a supportive team environment. If you believe in these same principles, this may be an unparalleled environment for you to thrive in. We encourage creative solutions and maintain a genuine work/life balance. We’re searching for the right person to join us as a full-time Social Worker (Support Services Coordinator) for a one year term.

 

Your responsibilities include the provision of learning and support to people with dementia, their families, care partners and professionals. You are the connection and first point of contact to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, providing support, resources, knowledge and best care practices. 

 

To be successful in the role, you’ll require a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and have a current registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). You’re committed and energetic. Knowledge of dementia and caregiving challenges is preferred, along with experience in program evaluation. You have experience with facilitating group learning. In addition, you’re a collaborative team player with exceptional organizational, communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are also assets.

 

You spend enough time at work. Make it count. This is a rewarding opportunity in a supportive, team-oriented environment.

 

This is a one-year contract position, with some evening and weekends, reporting to the Manager, Learning & Support Services.

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Paul Bartel, Manager, Learning & Support Services

Email: paulb@alzheimercalgary.ca  

 

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We sincerely thank you for your interest. Only applicants selected for the interview process will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

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We sincerely thank you for your interest. Only applicants selected for the interview process will be contacted.

What we value

There are certain behaviours or competencies we value in our team. Employees should consistently demonstrate these competencies in order to ensure success in serving the local community.
  • Innovative
  • Accountable/responsible
  • Open to learning
  • Outcomes-focused
  • Teamwork