The Residential Child and Youth Worker is a member of the residential team which is responsible for the direct care of youth placed with Pacific Community Resources Quick Response Program. The program provides short-term (six to eight weeks) assessment and stabilization services to youth in the Fraser Region who are at high risk to harm themselves or others. Core responsibilities include assisting in stabilization by providing basic care and supervision to youth, on and off site; participating in the assessment and planning for each youth; and assisting in household duties. Adherence to standards of professional practice and ability to work independently within a team framework are essential. The Youth Worker will have a sound understanding of levels of care and standards, and both normal and delayed or problematic development and behavior.
1) Maintain a Safe and Supportive Environment and Provide a High Standard of Basic Care:
2) Assist in the Completion of a Comprehensive Assessment on Youth Involved in the Program:
3) Assist in Regular Household Duties:
4) Contribute to Team Performance:
5) Performance of Duties in Accordance with Accepted Standards of Practice:
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. in a related field plus one-year related experience, or a Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ experience, or a combination of related work experience/education with at-risk youth.
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