Job Posting 59220

Residential Child and Youth Worker (Float)
Encompass Support Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Langley
closes in 48 days (Fri, 31 Jan 2020)
full time  •  $23.10 - $25.65 per hour

Residential Child and Youth Worker (Float)

JOB POSTING

 

As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:

  • identifying and responding to community needs,
  • collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve,
  • cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships.

 

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a self-directed, engaging, empathetic Residential Child and Youth Worker (Float) to join our growing team.  Reporting to the Senior Residence Worker, the Residential Child and Youth Worker will provide support to youth in various locations throughout Langley with a specific focus on developing social and life skills in a collaborative team environment.  This position supports 3 residential programs for youth between the ages of 12 to 19 in the Langley’s.

 

JOB POSTING                                     2019-0501FRCYW

Number of Position                             2

DATE:                                                   October 24, 2019

POSITION:                                           4 on 4 off rotating flexible schedules

HOURS OF WORK:                             12 pm – 8 pm or as needed

SALARY RANGE:                                $23.10 - $25.65 per hour

                                                              CSSEA Wage Grid 12 Step 2

BENEFITS:                                           Full Benefits - MSP, Extended Health, Dental, RRSP

VACATION:                                          as per ESS policy

 

CLOSING:                                            November 08, 2019 at 4:30 pm

 

ANTICIPATED START DATE:           ASAP

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth.
  • Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities.
  • Monitors clients in a residential setting by assisting with all aspects of programming including: transportation, recreational outings, behavioral supports, life skills developments etc.
  • Provides behaviour management counselling to clients on a one-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behavior, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behavior and providing guidance and support.
  • Recognizes and deals with potential emergency situations such as client’s aggressive behavior to ensure no harm comes to the clients and/or the public. Reports problems to the Program Coordinator.
  • Ensures communication and liaison between group home, school, family and the community.
  • Ensure that clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions.
  • Assist youth with accessing local community services and resources and facilitate engagement with cultural opportunities.
  • Provide support in a number of settings including community or in home.
  • Carries out household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning.

 

We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications

1.  Education and Knowledge
  • Certificate in a related human/social service Field
  • Current knowledge of issues and resources related to youth at-risk
  1. Training and Experience
  • Two (2) years recent related experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  1. Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to be flexible, resourceful and possess good time management skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, including lifting, and bending.
  1. 4. Other Information
  • Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
  • Mandatory Criminal Record check
  • First Aid certification
  • Primary source credential verification
  • Driver’s Abstract review

 

Send Resume and Covering Letter with job posting number to: 

 

ATTN: Human Resources

Encompass Support Services Society

Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4

Fax: 604.534.8802 Email:

 

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Please no phone calls.

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