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Job Number:  42643
Family Development & Supervised Access Worker
Job Posted: Monday, 12 March 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 June 2018
(82 days ago)
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: New Westminster Salary: $19.50/hour

LOWER MAINLAND PURPOSE SOCIETY

Position: Family Development & Supervised Access Worker

                                       $19. 50 hour / 35 hours per week

                                                                                                                      

 

Job Description: 
- Supervise visits between parents and children where there are child protection concerns
- Assist parents to develop appropriate parenting skills during the visits
- Communicate regularly with the child protection social workers
- Teaching behaviour management techniques and positive parenting skills to families struggling to manage their children’s behaviour or having identified child protection concerns 
- Provide resources and services to stabilize families in crisis
- Provide goal focused, brief intervention
- Assess strengths and needs of the families
- Work with at-risk and marginalized families within the community
- Work with families from diverse cultural backgrounds
- Maintain files in accordance with the accreditation standards
- Work collaboratively with the funder and other community partners

Qualifications: 
- Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related area (e.g. social work, child and youth care, psychology) and 2-years experience in the field of family and children services, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge of child development, positive parenting and family dynamics
- Knowledge of behaviour management techniques
- Knowledge of behavioral and neurological disorders 
- Experience working with at-risk children and families 
- Maintain current First-Aid and Non-Violent crisis intervention certificate
- Vehicle required and flexibility to work evenings

Apply in confidence to: 


DJ Villacrusis, Director of Youth and Family Programs

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting the position you are applying for, to DJ Villacrusis at . No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families
40 Begbie Street
New Westminster, BC, V3M 3L9

E-mail:
www:   www.purposesociety.org


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