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Job Number:  37897
108-17 Integration Support Worker - Full-Time Richmond
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017
(2 days ago)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 1,498.22 bi-weekly

 

INTEGRATION SUPPORT WORKER

Richmond

Providing Resources and Independence to Youth Development (PRIYD)

Do you believe everyone needs and deserves independence and community?

Are you a passionate about guiding and mentoring young people with significant barriers?

Would you thrive as part of an integrated care team?

Join us to build healthy, vibrant tomorrows

Internal / External Job Competition – 108-17

 

Since 1928, Family Services of Greater Vancouver has been creating brighter tomorrows for people and families in our community.  Last year we supported more than 13,000 people to create possibilities for themselves through professional counselling, therapy, education, advocacy, planning, employment support, and other community services. 

 

The PRIYD program is a community access program focusing on functional life skills and community integration for special needs children and youth living in Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, and Vancouver. A support for children and youth with mental, physical and behavioural challenges, the goals of the program are to increase each person’s independence and to support the family. Service is provided both one-to-one and in small groups.

 

Position Profile/Key Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Regional Service Coordinator, as a community-based Integration Support Worker you will provide service to families in Richmond such as:

  • Provide one to one and group support to children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Formulate goals, action plans and strategies together with your clients and their caregivers
  • Through community based recreational activities, support your clients, using coaching, modeling and emotional support, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration in the community
  • As a resource, advocate, role-model and community liaison, connect with social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team
  • Your commitment to meaningful documentation and progress reports will ensure continuity of care for your vulnerable clients

 

 

Required Competencies

·        Collaborative Communication

·        Personal Effectiveness

·        Personal Leadership

·        Commitment to Excellence

 

·        Client-Centered Change

·        Conflict Management

·        Developing Others

·        Networking / Relationship Building

 

 

Job Specific Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children and youth with behavioural challenges, and their families
  • Ability to maintain a client’s safety in the community

 

Education / Experience

  • Two years of post secondary education or training in child/youth care or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges

 

Other Requirements

  • Criminal record check is a condition of employment
  • Standard First Aid certificate, or concurrent training
  • Driver’s License and vehicle with business insurance

 

Why Work Here?

·        Friendly Work Environment

·        Flexible Working Hours

·        Excellent benefits, including pension

·        Support the Local Community

·        Rewarding Experience

 

To apply

Please submit your resume and/or cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to:

Jai Wilson, Program Manager     Email:

 

Work Hours:  Tuesday to Saturday position: Tues-Fri 11:30am-7:30pm, and Sat 9am-5pm. Full-time, based on 35 hours per week.

Salary/Pay Grade:  $1,498.22 bi-weekly ($38,952 annual) GS 7, Step 1

Location: Richmond

Start Date: ASAP 

Closing Date:  September 20th, 2017

Family Services is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders and sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit your resume and/or cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to:
Jai Wilson, Program Manager Email:
Contact Details:
Please submit your resume and/or cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to:
Jai Wilson, Program Manager Email:
www:   www.fsgv.ca


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