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Job Number:  39532
Key Worker for Families/Youth with FASD
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(in 73 days)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey Salary: $30.55/hour - $35.00/hour, Plus Benefits

FYI Program, Surrey

Regular Full Time

 

Position Summary:

Pacific Community Resources Society seeks a full-time FASD/Complex Needs Key Worker. This position provides information, support and advocacy for families parenting a youth with an FASD Diagnosis or a Complex Needs Designation, or is on the Sunny Hill wait list for services. The Key Worker also provides extensive support, education and service coordination with community and service partners. A solid understanding of the complexities of FASD and its’ impact on families and youth is essential. A strong foundation in the understanding that environmental accommodations are highly effective in supporting youth with FASD/Complex Needs is of utmost importance. An understanding of family and community systems, family support and counselling and advocacy skills are essential. The Key Worker also provides a regular parent support group (evenings) and community based training on FASD.

 

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • BSW, MSW or Equivalent with a minimum of 5years of experience is required
  • Excellent knowledge of /experience with FASD, Community services and public presentation
  • Sound knowledge of/experience with case management, family counselling and support theories

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal records check including the vulnerable sector
  • Valid BC driver’s license with business insurance use
  • Use of own vehicle (mileage is paid)
  • Driver’s abstract must be submitted

                             

Desired Requirements

  • Experience working in social services and group facilitation
  • Ability to connect with youth and excellent communication skills
  • Community development skills and experience

 

Work conditions:

  • Flexible work hours, including some evening hours and weekend hours

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
Please quote “FASD Key Worker” on your cover letter
and in the subject line of emails.
Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted.
Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted
Contact Details:
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
www:   pcrs.ca/our-jobs/key-worker-familiesyouth-fasd/


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