Job Posting 86348

Supported Childcare Worker
Burnside Gorge Community Association
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closes in 9 days (Fri, 26 Aug)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $19.60 per hour

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
• 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
• 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 behaviour 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:
37.5 hours a week
Monday through Friday between 7:30am-5:30pm

This is a temporary position running March 21 – April 1. There is a possibility of continued part-time hours

during the school year in our Out of School Care program.

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