Job Posting 61809

Outreach Worker - Child & Youth Mental Health
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Kootenay, Kaslo & Crawford Bay
closes in 23 days (Thu, 30 Apr)
full time  •  Wage starting at $26.08/hour.

Full-time Employment Opportunity

 

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society

Outreach Worker - Child & Youth Mental Health

 

An exciting opening for an Outreach Worker to work with children and youth based in

Kaslo and Crawford Bay

 Up to 37.5 hours per week (subject to funding)

 

As the Child and Youth Outreach Worker, you will provide comprehensive evidence-based services for children and youth under the age of 19, and their parents and caregivers, residing in the North Kootenay Lake and the surrounding area.  You will work closely with members of the counselling team, referring agencies and community partners.  Clinical supervision will be provided.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related social services field or a lesser degree with a combination of training and experience
  • Able to be registered or licensed with an appropriate provincial body.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of children and youth who experience mental, emotional and behavioural problems.
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual, group, and family, psycho-educational and brief therapy.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting psycho-educational support groups for children, youth and/or their caregivers.
  • Demonstrated consultation and liaison skills with external agencies.
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Wage starting at $26.08/hour

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.  Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Full job description at www.nklcss.org

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