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Job Number:  50180
Therapeutic Supervised Access Worker
Job Posted: Saturday, 8 December 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 11 January 2019
(in 32 days)
Westcoast Family Centres
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver Salary: Grid Level 14, step 1, $23.83 per hour

Opportunity Summary

The Therapeutic Supervised Access Worker provides safe and supportive supervision, monitoring, and transportation between parents and their children, where there are concerns for physical, psychological or emotional safety.

 

Available Opportunities:

  • 1 Permanent, 35 hours (second language required; Cantonese/Mandarin preferred)
  • Various Temporary Casual Positions

 

About Westcoast Family Centres

Westcoast Family Centres Society (WFC) is a multi-service community-based non-profit organization delivering child-centered, evidence-based programs and services to children and families in the Lower Mainland. Our mission is to strengthen and develop healthy relationships between children, their families, and their communities. Our programs and services aim to address the unique and varied challenges faced by vulnerable families. Joining the WFC team is an opportunity to be a part of a team where your skills and knowledge will make a positive impact in the lives of children and families.

 

The Thereauptuic Access Supervised Worker will:

  • Schedule, supervise, and report parent-child interactions in a safe, secure and supportive environment.
  • Provide consistent and safe transportation services for children and youth with behavioural challenges and developmental disabilities.
  • Enable children and families to promote, strengthen, and nurture appropriate, positive relationships with one another.
  • Report all parent-child interactions for safety and appropriateness.
  • Set up visit space with age-appropriate activates; mindful of the child’s development stage.
  • Assess and intervene during visits should any safety concerns arise.
  • Effectively communicate with family members and social workers.
  • Model appropriate childcare practice with reference to play, napping, personal care, and eating routines (when directed by Social Worker).
  • Provide teaching and guidance to parents (when directed by Social Worker).
  • Provide timely reports and be prepared to testify about this in court, if necessary.
  • Maintain files in accordance with the accreditation standards.
  • Work with families with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Work with at-risk and marginalized families within the community.
  • This position may involve flexible hours including evenings, weekends and stat. holidays to accommodate the needs of clients.
  • Conduct other duties as required. 

 

What you bring to WFC

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in an area of study relevant to social/human service (eg. Social Service Worker, Child and Youth Worker, Early Childhood Education, etc…)
  • Knowledge of child development, positive parenting and family dynamics.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and ability to manage conflict.
  • An understanding of integrated case management is an asset
  • Bilingual or Multilingual is an asset (Cantonese/Mandarin preferred)

 

Working conditions

  • Family-friendly culture and environment.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends is required.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License and use of own car required.
  • Maintain current First Aid and Non-Violent crisis intervention certificate.
  • Clear Criminal Record and Drivers Abstract.

 

Why work for WFC

Be part of a grass root community-based agency committed to the developing and strengthening our community together. As a WFC employee, you will benefit from:

  • Family-friendly culture and environment.
  • Making a difference in your local community
  • A chance to do meaningful work with a committed team of professionals
  • Competitive wages and comprehensive benefits package
  • Professional development and growth opportunities

Applications must be legally eligible to work in Canada, only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email your resume and cover letter to
Subject Heading:
Therapeutic Supervised Access Worker (Permanent): 2018-51
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Therapeutic Supervised Access Worker (Casual): 2018-52
Contact Details:
Westcoast Family Centres
101 - 2780 E Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5M 1Y8

Tel: 6042545457
E-mail:
www:   www.westcoastfamily.org


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