Job Posting 85825

FASD Key Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 49 days (Fri, 30 Sep)
part time  •  Salary Range: $34.96 to $38.45/hour plus part time benefits package (100% employer-paid)

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities. Our strong agency values of advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being guide us in our work with participants and how we support our diverse staff. We place a high value on work-life balance. This is demonstrated through our compensation and comprehensive/fully employer-paid benefits package, including extended health and dental, sick leave, Municipal Pension, and flexible work options for many positions. 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 care for 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.

Work Conditions:

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

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • B.A. 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
  • Sound knowledge of/experience with case management, family counselling and support
  • 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

 IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:       

 Chantelle Fontaine, Supervisor, Family Support Program

 Salary Range: $34.96 to  $38.45/hour plus part time benefits package (100% employer-paid)

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

 Offer of employment is conditional upon the applicant providing us with proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

"Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our H.R. department at . Personal information will be kept confidential."

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