Job Posting 96828

FASD Keyworker
Sources Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 22 Sep)
part time  •  $30 per hour
Position: FASD Keyworker – Permanent Part-Time
Location: FASD Keyworker Program, South Surrey & White Rock
Hours: 21 hours per week

We are looking for a FASD Key Worker to join our Sources Positive Behavior Support Services team! This individual must be extremely knowledgeable on resources around FASD, have excellent communication skills, and amazing interpersonal skills.

About Sources
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC. Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.
Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Reporting to the Manager of Positive Behavior Support Services, the FASD Keyworker is a permanent part-time employee of Sources Community Resources.
The Keyworker will provide coordination of services to family, case conferencing, education, planning, supportive advice, linkage to other community supports, and facilitation of parent-to-parent support mechanisms. The Keyworker must possess strong knowledge of FASD and other complex behavioral conditions, excellent communication and advocacy skills, ability to work with ministry structures and staff in MCFD, Health, and Child and Youth Mental Health, as well as families and other community agencies. Able to develop and support a parent-to-parent support group.
General Responsibilities:
  • Maintains client records.
  • Participates in program evaluation and ongoing accreditation tasks.
  • Reports monthly to Manager on family progress and monthly service hours.
  • Ensures that all Society policies and procedures are followed.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
  • Empowers parents by providing them with support, resources, and information.
  • Helps families learn about relevant local, regional, and national services, resources, voluntary organization, and information agencies that are available.
  • Assists families with applications for relevant local, regional, or national services, resources, equipment, and financial support that is available.
  • Is the main link between the family and services, and between all the practitioners who are supporting the family.
  • Assists families with advocating for their child.
  • Develops and facilitates parent-to-parent support mechanisms.
  • Master's degree in social sciences or specialized training and extensive experience working with FASD clients with ten or more years working in the field particularly with children and youth.
  • Effectively utilize Office suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and central data systems
  • Effectively communicate professionally, verbally and written in English
  • Standard First Aid and CPR (Training may be accessed through Sources)
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training (Training may be accessed through Sources)
  • Criminal Records check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Records Review Program
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and driver's abstract
Start Date: August 28, 2023
Salary: $30.00 per hour
Benefits (if applicable):
  • 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 8,2023
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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