Job Posting 88199

Child & Youth Worker
Sources Community Resources Society
North Coast / Nechako / North East
Fort St John, BC
closes in 3 days (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING 

COMPETITION NO. 22-096

Position: Child & Youth Worker – Permanent, Full Time

Location:  Fort St John

Hours: 35 hours/week

We are looking for a Youth Care Worker to join our Sources Northeast team! The successful candidate will be trained to use the principles of positive behaviour support and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to support families and children with neurodevelopmental disorders and behaviour challenges. They will work as a part of an interdisciplinary team, under the direct mentorship and supervision of a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (can be used towards certification hours).

About SOURCES

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.

SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.

We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Description of position

Reporting to the Manager of Behavioural Services, the Child & Youth Worker works within a community-based outreach service that offers one-on-one intervention to children and youth aged 6-18. Clients are referred by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Child & Youth Workers assist clients in meeting goals, collaborate with schools and other community supports, teach skill-building, assist with transitions to independent living, and implement gradual exposure for mental health concerns.  

General Responsibilities:

  • Effective and collaborative communication with MCFD staff is essential
  • Creating a strong team environment
  • Case management and report writing
  • Some administration duties are required

 

 

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload and provide direct services to families referred to the program
  • Provide intervention for youth with mental health challenges and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Support client goals as directed by the referring Mental Health Clinician. Goals may include socialization, symptom reduction and skill development.
  • Develop, teach, and demonstrate the strategies of positive behaviour support.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Child and Youth Care, Behavioural Sciences, or another related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with children and families, supporting people with behaviour challenges, or other related experience.
  • A combination of education and relevant experience may be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiar and comfortable working with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle.

Start Date: ASAP

Benefits:

  • 100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • Pension plan
  • Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks

Closing Date: September 30, 2022, internal candidates will be contacted by September 30, 2022

 

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.

 




 

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