Job Posting 88261

Child, Youth, and Family Support Worker
Thrive Social Services Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria, British Columbia
closing tomorrow (Mon, 3 Oct)
full time  •  $24.48 per hour, as per Collective Agreement

Children & Youth with Support Needs, Child, Youth & Family Support Worker 

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Closing Date: October 3, 2022

Start Date: October 24, 2022

Wage / Salary: $24.48 / hour (as per Collective Agreement)

Location: 1095 McKenzie Avenue; Victoria, BC

Hours of Work: Flexible hours, Monday – Friday, early evenings

Job Summary:

Provide proactive support to children and youth with developmental disabilities, assist parents/caregivers to increase their resources and capacity. Behaviour management, life skills training, parenting support and skill building, crisis intervention, education, advocacy, and service navigation, on a one-to-one basis or in a group environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated ability working with children and youth with support needs, and their families.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of how to assess and adapt based on the needs of the person served.
  • Plans, organizes, and implements behavioural, educational, recreational, social, and life skills-based programming for individual and group services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate with a variety of others including; medical, school, community and other professionals.
  • Recognizes, assesses, and develops strategies to manage potential and emerging crisis situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and reporting skills.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in human service or the equivalent combination of field specific education and work experience.
  • Emergency First Aid or OFA Level 1 First Aid with CPR-C.
  • Previous work experience in the Child and Youth with Support Needs sector.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365 considered an asset.

Additional Information:

  • A moderate level of physical fitness, standing, walking, bending, lifting, participation in recreational activities and social events in the community, as well as light housekeeping duties.
  • Direct delivery of this program may require provision of limited assistance with mobility for certain individuals.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence and the use of a vehicle in good working order, with business insurance, and able to transport clients and/or children (tether bolt), are required.
  • Employees are expected to work effectively and responsibly when on their own in the community with client(s).
  • A Police Criminal Record Check completed within the last 6 months.

How to Apply: 
Apply with cover letter and résumé to Program Manager re: Child, Youth and Family Support Worker

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