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Job Number:  46261
Supervised Access Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 13 July 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
(78 days ago)
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: New Westminster Salary: (not entered)



Position: Supervised Access Worker

35 hours per week



Job Description:


Supervise a safe, secure and supportive environment between parents/families and children, where there are child protection concerns.


  • Provide guidance and modeling for parenting skills.
  • Enable children and families to promote and nurture appropriate, positive relationships with one another.
  • Intervene during visits should any safety concerns arise.
  • Where necessary, transportation of children/youth to visitation site.
  • Communicate regularly with child protection social workers.
  • Participate in Family Case Planning Conference and Integrated Case Management, including monitoring and reviewing expectations, progress and outcomes. 
  • 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. 



  • 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.
  • Bilingual or Multilingual an asset.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends and have the use of a car.

Apply in confidence to:

Lynda Fletcher-Gordon, Director of Youth and Family Programs

How to Apply:
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Send your cover letter and resume, quoting the position you are applying for. No phone calls.
Contact Details:
Lynda Fletcher-Gordon
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society
40 Begbie Street
New Westminster, BC, V3M 3L9

www:   www.purposesociety.org

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