Residential Child and Youth Worker - Position ID Reference: 0002
POSTING DATE:    October 15th, 2019                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019, 8:00am 
LOCATION: Residential
FTE ALLOTMENT: 1.0 FTE (permanent)
JOB TITLE:  Residential Child and Youth Worker
START DATE:  To be determined
JOB SUMMARY:  Required to work independently and as part of a team, often in stressful conditions with clients who have experienced extreme trauma and a variety of other mental health issues/concerns.  The successful candidate must have strong written and verbal communication and problem solving skills. In addition, they must be able to support residents in achieving the overall goals of their service plans through the provision of life skills and recreation programming of residents.  This position requires one to work effectively in the conditions of a residential environment, which may include: handling aggressive clients, body fluids and/or other undesirable situations.
WAGE:  As per Union Contract – Grid level 11
LOCATION:  Residential Services Site(s) – Mara House and/or Sage House
HOURS OF WORK:  Rotational shift work – includes days, evenings and weekends
• Education and Knowledge: 2-year Human/Social Service Diploma and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience 
• 2 years recent related experience
• First Aid with CPR (within 30 days of hire)
• TB Skin Test (upon hire)
• Food Safe Certification (within 30 days of hire)
• Consolidated Ministry of Children and Family Development Prior contact check (provided in house)
• Vulnerable Persons Criminal Record Check (provided in-house)
• Successful completion of Mandt certification (provided in-house)
• Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License  and suitable Driver’s Abstract 
  Forward cover letter and resume to Morgan Kirzinger, Human Resources Manager at:
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