Job Posting 89573

Integration Support Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 155 days (Fri, 5 May 2023)
part time  •  $23.39 per hour

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Integration Support Worker – Hourly

Integration Support Worker Competition #106-22

 

DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!

 

About the Role

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.

Providing Resources and Independence for Youth Development (PRIYD) offers one to one and group support to children and youth with developmental disabilities and behavioural support needs. Integration Support Workers formulate goals, action plans and strategies together with clients and their caregivers, under the support and guidance of the Coordinators and Managers. Through community based recreational activities, Integration Support Workers increase each individual’s independence and provide support to the family from a client-centered approach. Staff work directly with children and youth who may have diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down’s Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fragile X syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, and/or mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression.

What we offer you:

 

Benefits of working with us:

A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity

 

Work Hours: Part Time

 

10-30 hours per week (we require a minimum commitment of 10 hours/ week) plus ongoing training per week (Evening and weekend availability)

 

Client direct time:  is scheduled on weekends and after school, on the same day each week for a minimum of 13 months

 

Salary: In person $23.39 per hour (GS 7 Step 1)

 

Location: Vancouver, Burnaby, New West, and Richmond

 

Posting End Date: We review candidates on an ongoing basis

 

What you bring:

 

Education, Training, Experience

  • Two (2) years of post secondary education or training in child & youth care or a related field

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Ability to teach functional life skills in a community setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children and youth with developmental disabilities, and their families
  • Ability to maintain a client’s safety in the community

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Emergency First Aid is mandatory
  • Driver’s License is not required
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required 

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