Follow Up Coordinator - Sage Seniors Safe House

At Sage, a powerful sense of mission influences everything we do. We want every Edmonton senior to live a full and healthy life, to do as much as they can, as well as they can, for as long as they can. To do this well, to strive to be the best we can be at it, we need great people who are eager to join that mission.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Follow up Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing follow up services to seniors recently discharged from the Sage Seniors’ Safe House program. This includes assessing needs, providing information and support and client advocacy while assisting them in becoming familiar and safe in their new community. The position will work with Safe House staff to become familiar with the intake and discharge process and discharge plans.

The successful candidate will hold a degree or diploma in Social Work. Experience working with older adults and/or victims of abuse is required. The position requires the ability to become registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers and the use of a vehicle.

QUALIFICATIONS

Social Work degree or diploma;
Ability to become registered with the ACSW;
A clear criminal record check is required;

SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

Understanding of elder abuse and its impact on the individual;
Excellent interview, assessment and communication skills;
Knowledge of community resources and services related to older people and care providers;
Knowledge of the legal system;
Excellent planning, writing and organizational skills;
Computer literate with familiarity with Windows, Microsoft Word; Excel and Power Point;
Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team;
Vehicle with 2 million dollar liability insurance is required.

The position is part time (20 hours/week)

For a complete job description, please visit our website: www.MySage.ca

Please submit your resume with cover letter to:

Miriam Salazar
Human Resources
Sage
15 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton AB T5J 2E5
Fax: 426- 5175
Email: hr@mysage.ca
The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

While we appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information: 

Miriam Salazar
Sage
15 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2E5

Tel: 7808099410
Fax: (780)426-5175
E-mail: msalazar@mysage.ca

Job Location: 
Edmonton and Area
Expiry Date: 
Friday, August 23, 2019