Psychosocial Coordinator - Wildfire Reovery #75618

Company: Regional Municipality Of Woodbuffalo

Job Description

Under general supervision the Psychosocial Coordinator is responsible for investigating, analyzing and responding to social needs and the psychosocial wellbeing of the residents of the Wood Buffalo community.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads research, social analysis, and development of department initiatives, plans, strategies, and programs related to psychosocial wellbeing and framework.
  • Develops and maintains effective citizen involvement in psychosocial planning and delivery.
  • Designs and implements evaluation systems for internal and external municipality-funded programs and initiatives.
  • Tracks externally funded programs and initiatives that are available to the public.
  • Develops and reviews all relevant programs and implementation strategies and cumulative program impacts
  • Responds to enquiries, assists with service delivery, and maintains best practices. 
  • Monitors reporting outcomes of psychosocial framework and initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Social Services, Psychology, Sociology or another related field is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a social services, planning, or programming with direct experience in psychosocial wellbeing.
  • Experience should include a significant amount of data analysis and social research.
  • Proven background conducting research and understanding of social planning theories and models. 
  • Knowledge of all facets of strategic planning, evaluations and analysis; including reporting on metrics and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and populations across the Municipality.
  • Proven ability to be discreet, keep all information and documentation strictly confidential, respectfully and sensitively resolve issues.
  • Strong planning, organizational, problem-solving, influence, and community engagement skills.
  • Must demonstrate superior leadership, initiative, flexibility and political sensitivity abilities.
  • Availability to work and attend meetings outside of regular working hours (evenings or weekends), as required.
  • Valid Alberta Class Five (5) driver’s licence is required (clear driving abstract is an asset).
  • Willing and able to provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector for review and acceptance.

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