Job Posting 79215

Supported Childcare Worker
Burnside Gorge Community Association
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria
closes in 3 days (Mon, 31 Jan)
part time  •  19.60 Per Hour

Job Summary:


The Supported Childcare Worker provides care to children with supported childcare needs to allow for
inclusion in programming. This position also provides information and assistance to co-workers so that
they can better support children with diverse abilities.


Specific tasks include:


-Develop and maintain a positive environment that provides a child who needs extra support with opportunities for success in the inclusion process
-Assist staff in implementing the individual and/or group activities and program plan that will facilitate successful inclusion
-Assists staff in implementing the child’s care plan
-Liaise with parents/caregivers and the Manager on all aspects of the child’s behaviour and participation
-Ensure that all health and safety guidelines, policies and procedures are followed at all times during the program operation
-Ensure that all licensing requirements are met
-Attend all necessary staff meetings and training sessions
-Perform necessary housekeeping duties as required
-Communicate with the Manager and staff to promote an open, collaborative environment
Required Skills & Experience
-Experience working with children ages 5-11 years, specifically those children with extra support needs
-Ability to relate to a child who needs extra support
-Ability to communicate skillfully and sensitively with the child, the parents, co-workers and community professionals
-Ability to objectively observe the child’s behavior and to report on these observations
-Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and current behavioral intervention techniques
-Understanding of the “Community Care and Assisted Living Act” and the “Child Care Licensing Regulations”, as mandated by Island Health
-Understanding and ability to apply first aid and emergency response
-Excellent interpersonal skills and positive customer service skills
-Ability to maintain records
-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’
-Clean criminal record check
-Class IV license an asset


Hours of Work:


We are seeking multiple candidates to fill several positions ranging from 16-24.25 hours a week. Monday through Friday availability is required. Shifts may include 7:30am-9:00am and 2:30pm-5:30pm or 2:15pm-5:30pm. There are also opportunities for additional hours during non-instructional days (pro-d, early dismissal) as well as during seasonal camps.

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