Job Posting 84899

Parent Support Worker
Cameray Child & Family Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby
closing tomorrow (Tue, 28 Jun)
part time  •  33.83/hr

P/T Parent Support Worker – Permanent

  • 17 weekly hours starting July 4, 2022 (hours can be divided over 2-4 days)
  • Step 1 wage $33.83/hr
  • To provide prevention and intervention services to at-risk parents of children age 0-5
  • To provide parenting groups and individual sessions in New Westminster, Burnaby, and/or virtually
  • Outreach may be required for both Individual sessions and groups
  • Preference for applicants interested in play-based interactive groups and knowledge in child development

 

Key Responsibility Area – Client Assessment and Counselling

  • Interview clients
  • Prepare case history and background information
  • Develop case plan
  • To provide support services to parents with young children
  • To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development

 

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

 

Key Responsibility Area – Training Modules

  • Develop group modules
  • Planning and service delivery of modules
  • Teach training modules

Key Responsibility Area – Case Management

  • Assess and implement treatment and interventions with families
  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • Assess length of participation in program
  • Evaluate effectiveness of program
  • Monitor clients progress and provide follow-up planning

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Maintain client files and reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required
  • Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the field of early childhood education
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in social work, counselling, psychology, family studies, or a related field
  • Preferred minimum of two years support work experience including work with adults and previous
  • group facilitation experience
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and parenting
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Driver’s License

 

Other:

  • This position is covered under a collective agreement.
  • Supervises volunteers and practicum students
  • Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQI2S individuals, and those from other marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check. We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Must have access to a reliable car

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