We are currently hiring full- and part-time child and youth workers who have an interest in supporting foster-children in group home settings.
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Opportunities exist to work with children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental, and emotional needs, including: addictions, FAS/FAE, Mental Health issues, autism, Aspergers, and victims of childhood abuse/neglect.
Child and youth workers provide respite live-in group-home care on a 24 hours basis (sleep included), on a rotating schedule. Child and youth workers work closely with other team members, under the supervision of a skilled supervisor, and with extensive training provided to assist in providing effective, safe support.
Our agency provides a generous wage package, including a full medical/dental benefit package for permanent employees. All live-in care positions are provided with full meals, well-appointed sleeping quarters, and mileage allowance for any travel provided.
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team, have strong intervention skills, and be able to interact positively with clients and their families. Applicants should have experience or background in child/youth care, and the willingness to continue to learn in this challenging but exceptionally rewarding field.
Our Agency Provides:
-A positive team environment supported by long-term ethical practices
-Comprehensive training, orientation and certification in required components to all employees
-Oversight by experienced managers who average 20 years in the field
-Comprehensive policy and procedures, following Fraser Health licensing and CARF accreditation standards
-Market-competitive rates for all starting positions, with regular rate increases
-A fully-paid comprehensive medical/dental benefit package for permanent employees
-Hiring bonus offered. Additional bonuses and incentives for exceptional work.
Job Duties include:
-Providing safe, nurturing, and supportive living environment for children/youth with developmental delays and/or effects of trauma of related to abuse/neglect.
-Providing effective interventions according to organizational policy
-Supervise children/youth on outings and in community
-Providing assistance with personal care/hygiene, as needed.
-Completing written and verbal reports to Ministry of Children and Family Development
-Working effectively as part of a team, under the direction of an qualified supervisor
-Performing light housekeeping, meal preparation, and transport of clients.