Job Posting 73493

Integration Support Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 2 days ago (Wed, 28 Jul)
full time  •  $1,719.90 bi-weekly (GS8, Step 1), with a competitive benefits and pension package


Full-time Integration Support Worker Competition # 72-21

 

 

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

 

ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)

Founded in 1928 and celebrating over 90 years, FSGV is a charitable organization with nearly 100 social services programs and 500 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

 

Our values:

  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Optimism
  • Excellence

 

FSGV commands respect in the community while envisioning and impacting brighter futures for the people we serve. We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education, employment support and community services.

 

WHAT YOU BRING

  • 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
  • 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
  • Criminal record check is a condition of employment
  • Standard First Aid is mandatory
  • Driver’s License and vehicle with business insurance

 

HERE’S WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER

The PRIYD program is a community access program focusing on functional life skills and community participation for children and youth with special 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.


YOUR KEY CONTRIBUTIONS

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, modeling and emotional support, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration in 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

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.

 

FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.

 

Work Hours: Full-time based on 35 hours a week

Salary: $1,719.90 bi-weekly (GS8, Step 1), with a competitive benefits and pension package

Location: Community based, with an office located in Vancouver

Hours of work: Tuesday to Saturday

 


HOW TO APPLY

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website.

 

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

 

FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.

 

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 #72-21 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**

 

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