Full Time Permanent

Child And Youth Worker

Posted 2 years ago
$18 per hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate
CPR Certificate
Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
Emergency child care first aid and CPR
Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Implement life skills workshops
Appraise clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services
Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs
Provide suicide and crisis intervention
Resolve conflict situations
Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
Implement behaviour management programs
Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities
Housekeeping activities
Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
Work Setting
Private residence
Group home
Target Audience
Adolescents
Children
Culturally diverse groups
Persons with mental health disabilities
Females
Type of Community or Social Service
Child welfare
Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Security and Safety
Child welfare check; Driver’s validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Medical exam; Criminal record check;
Transportation/Travel Information
Vehicle supplied by employer; Valid driver’s licence;
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure;
Ability to Supervise
3-4 people;
Work Location Information
Work in employer’s/client’s home; Urban area; Various locations;
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement;

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Location: Various locations
How to apply