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Monday, November 5, 2018
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | The City of Edmonton |
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | The City of Edmonton | Position: Supervisor, Family Violence Prevention | Job Number: 34347 | We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals | Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week | Salary: $84,597.07 - $120,852.96 (Annually) | Closing Date: Nov. 13, 2018 | Abstract: Are you interested in an unique opportunity where your leadership influences the outcome of supporting safer and stronger individuals, families and communities and improving the livability of our city? In this role you will lead complex projects & address sensitive issues such as domestic violence & elder abuse. Visit: www.edmonton.ca/careers for information on how to apply.
Reporting to the Director, Family and Community Supports and participating as a member of the departmental extended leadership team, the Supervisor of Family Violence Prevention is responsible to: Provide leadership, strategic direction/supervision to 10 professional social workers in the delivery of the Domestic Abuse High Risk Team (DAHRT), Senior Protection Partnership (SPP) and City Wide Family Violence Prevention ● Oversee and lead complex projects and city wide initiatives related to Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse and Family Violence Prevention ● Coordinate the multidisciplinary SPP Team which includes City of Edmonton, Edmonton Police Service, Covenant Health, Catholic Social Services, and Sage Seniors Association ● Respond to council inquiries and prepare related council reports as requested ● Represent the branch and liaise with key community partners and stakeholders to advance this work ● Integrally involved in analyzing police and social data to identify community trends and issues and to inform strategic direction and approach ● Oversee, develop, implement and monitor team budgets, work plans, and protocols.
Qualifications: Completion of a University Degree in Social Work ● Must have current registration as a social worker in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers ● 5 years of progressively responsible experience working in a social service environment, including professional experience leading and managing others ● Experience providing leadership/supervision to professional staff working to address complex social issues ● Experience in the areas of domestic violence and elder abuse, partnership development, strategy development & involvement in complex multidisciplinary partnerships would be an asset ● Strong skills developing and maintaining effective working relationships with partners & internal/external stakeholders ● Strong leadership, problem solving, project management, conflict resolution, interdisciplinary team building & supervisory skills.
PLUS > Ability to think strategically ● Excellent verbal/written communication skills including presenting information to a diverse audience/writing reports ● Current knowledge of leading practice related to domestic violence and elder abuse and knowledge of the police system ● Familiarity with risk assessment tools, family violence protocols and community resources ● Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Security Clearance from Edmonton Police Service satisfactory to the City of Edmonton. Please note: This process can take up to three weeks ● Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Must arrange own transportation to be reimbursed in accordance with City of Edmonton policy. This may require business auto insurance.