Job Posting 68361

Key Worker - FASD Specialization
Pacific Community Resources
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey
closes in 41 days (Fri, 16 Apr)
part time  •  $32.90/hour – $37.70/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
FYI Program - Surrey

Regular Part-Time (17.5 hours/week) 

 

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program, including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

 

Position Summary:

Pacific Community Resources Society seeks a part-time Key Worker specializing in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder/Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions (FASD/CDBC). The Key Worker and Parent Support Program supports Surrey-based families with youth aged 12 to 18 with confirmed or suspected FASD/CDBC. Program staff provide participants with education and information specific to the needs of the child and family and offer emotional and practical support. Key Workers strive to empower the family to become their own best advocates for their child. The Key Worker provides regular parent/caregiver support groups and community-based training on FASD/CDBC. Understanding Indigenous Cultural Safety, family and community systems, family counselling and advocacy skills are essential.

 

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Key Workers will possess a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counselling Psychology, Education (Special Education) or Nursing from a post-secondary institution of recognized standing and five years related experience, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of/experience with FASD, Community services and public presentation.
  • Sound knowledge of/experience with case management, family counselling and support theories.
  • Must be registered with the B.C. College of Social Workers or the appropriate registering body.                                             

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
  • Valid BC driver’s license with business insurance use
  • Use of own vehicle (mileage is paid)
  • Driver’s abstract must be submitted

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience working in social services and group facilitation
  • Ability to connect with youth and excellent communication skills
  • Community development skills and experience 

Work conditions:

  • Flexible work hours, including some evening hours and possible weekend hours

Immediate Supervisor:

  • Supervisor of Family Support Programs
Salary Range:     $32.90/hour – $37.70/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
Closing Date:    Open until filled

Apply at: https://pcrs-external.scouterecruit.net/jobs/PCRS113

 

“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

 

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