Job Posting 86348

Supported Childcare Worker
Burnside Gorge Community Association
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria
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
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 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.

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!