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Job Number:  38842
Residential Child & Youth Worker
Job Posted: Thursday, 12 October 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017
(in 8 days)
Encompass Support Services Society
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Langley BC Salary: $18.82 - $20.92 per hour

Residential Child and Youth Worker (Weekends)– Cardinal House

 External Posting

 

As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:

  • identifying and responding to community needs,
  • collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve,
  • cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships.     
  •                                           
  • HOURS OF WORK:                                Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holiday Relief 7:30am – 3:30pm
  • BENEFITS:                                               Not Eligible  

 

  • ANTICIPATED START DATE:                 ASAP
  • CLOSING:                                                October 31, 2017 at 4:30pm.
  • VACATION:                                              as per ESS policy
  • SALARY RANGE:                                    $18.82 - $20.92 per hour
  • POSITION:                                               Permanent Part Time
  • JOB POSTING:                                         2017RCYW-0900

 

  • We are currently looking for a self-directed, engaging, empathetic Weekend Residential Child and Youth Worker to join our growing team. Reporting to the Senior Residence Worker, the Residential Child and Youth Worker will provide support to youth through care plans that develop social and life skills while living in a collaborative team environment. The program, located in Langley, is a 24 hour emergency receiving home for youth between the ages of 12 to 19 who are in need of short term stabilization.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth.
  • Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities.
  • Monitors clients in a residential setting and ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Provides behavior management counselling to clients on a one-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behavior, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behavior and providing guidance and support.
  • Recognizes and deals with potential emergency situations such as client’s aggressive behavior to ensure no harm comes to the clients and/or the public. Reports problems to the Program Coordinator.
  • Ensures communication and liaison between group home, school, family and the community.
  • Ensure that clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions.
  • Carries out household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning.
  • We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications
1. Education and Knowledge
  • Diploma in a related human/social service Field
  • Current knowledge of issues and resources related to vulnerable youth
  1. Training and Experience
  • Two (2) years recent related experience with youth
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  1. Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to be flexible, resourceful and possess good time management skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, including lifting, and bending.
  1. 4. Other Information
  • Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
  • Mandatory Criminal Record check
  • First Aid certification
  • Primary source credential verification
  • Driver’s Abstract review

 

Send Resume and Covering Letter with job posting to:

 

ATTN: Human Resources

Encompass Support Services Society

Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4

Fax: 604.534.8802 Email:

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please no phone calls.

 

 

 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit resume & cover letter via email. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Encompass Support Services Society
20618 Eastleigh Crescent
Langley , BC, V3A 4C4


Fax: 604-534-8802
E-mail:
www:   www.encompass-supports.com


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