|Title||Family Support Worker & FASD Worker|
As a Family Support Worker, you will provide in home parent education and hands on parenting support to families experiencing a variety of problems. A Family Support Worker is required to be able to work flexible hours. Evening and weekend work is required at times as this is the time when families with children are together and often the most stressful time for families.
Families are referred by Children’s Services or from the community to the Family Support program. The primary concern of the Family Support Worker is functioning of the family. Parent’s in these families might be experiencing difficulties, including the abuse of drugs or alcohol, mental illness, financial or marital difficulties or simply the fact that they have not themselves experienced good parenting when they were children and so do not know how to do it.
As a FASD Community Specialist, you will provide support, referrals and advocacy services for adults and youth in transition, with confirmed and suspected FASD.
FASD Community Specialist duties and responsibilities:
Other Required Skill and Abilities:
The successful applicant must possess: