Job Posting 100073

Integration Support Worker, PRIYD
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Richmond, BC
closes in 33 days (Sun, 30 Jun)
full time  •  $2,097.00 gross bi-weekly

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Full-Time Integration Support Worker - RICHMOND                              

Full-Time Integration Support Worker, PRIYD Competition #19-24

 

DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!

 

About the Role

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.

Providing Resources and Independence for Youth Development (PRIYD) is a community access program focusing on functional life skills and community participation for children and youth with support needs living in Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, and Vancouver. A support for children and youth with developmental disabilities and behavioural challenges, the goals of the program are to increase each person’s independence and to support the family. Service is provided both one-to-one and in small groups. Staff work directly with children and youth who may have diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fragile X syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, and/or mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression. 

 

About our Opportunity:

Our Valued Benefits:

  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full-time staff growing to more +
  • Three paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full-time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity

 

Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous health/dental benefits after three months.
  • Three flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Insurance, Travel insurance, ++

 

Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees

 

Work Hours: 37.5 hours/week, full-time. Wednesday–Sunday workweek, with some after-hours availability required.

 

Salary: GS9 Step 1   $2,097.00 gross bi-weekly

 

Location: Community-based, with administrative time spent at 1638 E Broadway Vancouver

 

Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled

 

What you bring:

Under the supervision of the Regional Service Coordinators, as a community-based Integration Support Worker, you will provide service to families in Vancouver, Burnaby, and New West in the following ways: 

  • Provide one-to-one and group support to children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • Formulate goals, action plans and strategies together with your clients and their caregivers 
  • Through community-based recreational activities, support your clients, using coaching, modelling and emotional support, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration into the community 
  • As a resource, advocate, role model and community liaison, connect with social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team 
  • Your commitment to meaningful documentation and progress reports will ensure continuity of care for your clients 

 

Education, Training, Experience

  • Two years of post-secondary education or training in child & youth care or a related field 
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder 

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

 

  • Ability to teach functional life skills in a community setting 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children and youth with special needs, and their families 
  • Ability to maintain a client’s safety in the community 
  • Evening and weekend availability 
  • Standard First Aid is mandatory 
  • Driver’s License and vehicle with business insurance 

 

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required
  • Class 5 driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle is an asset

 

How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website, https://fsgv.ca/careers/

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #19-24 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to  for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**

Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem, Semiahmoo, Matsqui, and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.

 

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