Employment
RESIDENTIAL CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
 
North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society, has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time Clinical Supervisor in our residential resource. This resource is a staffed, attachment-based, strength-based, residential treatment program, providing residential care for children experiencing complex social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
 
Job Summary
The Residential Clinical Supervisor– is required to work 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 communication and problem solving skills with the expertise to train, coach, motivate and/or direct staff to achieve the identified program outcomes.  This individual must be able to demonstrate their leadership through “on the floor” teaching moments.  This position requires one to work effectively in the conditions of a residential environment which may include, handling aggressive clients and/or other undesirable situations.
 
Key Functions:
Provide direct clinical supervision for residential staff through consultation, leadership and work direction
Assessment and treatment programming
Development of program goals, objectives, and policies consistent with agency philosophy
Care team development and collaboration
Evaluate training needs and manage a training budget
Consultation with interdisciplinary professionals
General oversight of the daily operations of the resource
Crisis Response and debriefing
 
 Education, Training and Experience:
Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Counselling Psychology or a comparable master’s level degree. 
Education and experience in ABA or PBS is preferred as well as strong knowledge of trauma informed and attachment based practice.
Must have a minimum of 2 years of related clinical and residential experience.
 
Other Requirements:
• Local Police Information Check
• Criminal Record Check
• TB Skin Test
• Reference Letter from Physician
• Valid BC Driver’s License and suitable Driver’s Abstract
 
 
CLOSING DATE:   Friday May 26, 2017 – 8:00am                   
Forward updated resume to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
 
Student Job Opportunity
Lifeguard / Recreation Worker - Student Position
 
North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society, a non-profit organization in the North Okanagan.  Our residential resource is a staffed (24-7), family-focused, strength-based, residential treatment program, providing residential care for children and youth experiencing social, emotional and behavioral challenges.   
 
We are currently advertising for a Student lifeguard / recreation worker for the summer months in our residential program
Start Date: June 26, 2017
End date: August 25, 2017
Salary: $13.50/Hourly
40 hours / week – may involve some evenings and weekends
 
Job Summary:
Organizes and implements recreational (land and water) activities for children/youth residing in our residential facility.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Organizes and implements recreational activities to meet clients’ needs.
2. Encourages and facilitates clients’ participation in activities; provides guidance and instructions.
3. Ensures the safety of clients. Responds to emergencies in accordance with established policies and guidelines. 
4. Maintain continuous surveillance of people in swimming pools and lakes
5. Maintains related records and produces reports as required.
 
Qualifications / Requirements
1. Must be a minimum 19 years of age
2. Enrolled in a human/social service field or recreation program
3. First Aid Certificate with CPR
4. National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
5. Local Police Information Check (less than 3 years old)
6. Criminal Record Check
7. TB Skin Test
8. Valid BC Driver’s License  and suitable Driver’s Abstract
 
Please Note:
Canada Summer Jobs
Program description:
This position is being advertised under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) initiative. To be eligible for this position, you must be between 19 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job. You also must have been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year. You also must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must also be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations.
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CLOSING DATE:   Friday May 26, 2017 – 8:00am                   
Forward updated resume to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
 
 
 
 
Job Title CASUAL AWAKE RESIDENTIAL NIGHT WORKER
 
Reports to Director of Operations and Services, Program Supervisor
 
Classification Awake Residential Night Worker
 
Rating for Grid Level/Point Value Grid level 6 – Point Value 378
 
Supervises
N/A
 
Effective Date
On-Going
 
Last Updated
May 2017
 
Union CUPE – Local 523
 
Job Summary Monitors and attends to the well being and safety of residents during the night. Maintains a comfortable and clean living environment.
 
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Monitors residents through the night and attends to any medical and behavioural needs that arise during the night
2. Follow through on direction regarding specific residents left by the day staff
3. Notifies staff of any major problems or emergencies. Responds to emergencies in accordance with established policies and procedures
4. Supports residents with their morning and evening routines at the beginning and end of the shift
5. Ensures that residents follow house rules. Monitors curfew regulations and reports to appropriate authorities as required
6. Administers medications to residents in accordance with established policy
7. Ensures that logbooks and other documentation such as charts and incident reports are complete
8. Performs light housekeeping duties such as vacuuming, dusting, emptying garbage, cleaning and laundry. Performs minor building maintenance such as changing light bulbs. Reports maintenance needs to the supervisor
9. Secures the building by arming alarms and locking doors and windows
10. Prepares and assists residents in breakfast preparation
11. Performs other related duties as required
Qualifications Education and Knowledge: Grade 12
 
Training and Experience: Six (6) months of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
 
Additional Requirements / Information
Criminal Record Check
Police Information Check
TB Skin Test
Food Safe
CPI Certification
First Aid with CPR
Whmis Certification
 
Forward updated resume to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services,
 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 250 545 3572
 
 
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO BOTH MALE AND FEMALE APPLICANTS
 
 
 
 
Job Title CASUAL RESIDENTIAL CHILD AND YOUTH WORKER
 
Reports to Director of Operations and Services; Program Supervisor
 
Classification Residential Child and Youth Worker
 
Rating for Grid Level/Point Value Grid level 11 – Point Value 605
 
Supervises
N/A
 
Effective Date On-Going
 
Last Updated May 2017
 
Union CUPE – Local 523
 
Job Summary Provide care to children/youth with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a residential setting
 
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth
2. Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities
3. Monitors clients in a residential setting and ensures their safety and well-being
4. Provides behaviour management counselling to clients on a one-to-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behaviour, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behaviour and providing guidance and support
5. Provides emotional support and crisis intervention to clients which may include non-violent physical interventions
6. Ensures communication and liaison between facility, school, family and the community
7. Ensures that the clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions
8. Maintains reports such as statistics, logbooks, daily activities on residents
9. Carries our household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning
10. Administers medication to clients in accordance with established policy
11. Accompanies clients to appointments and community outings
12. Performs other related duties as required
Qualifications Education and Knowledge: Diploma in a related human/social service field
 
Training and Experience: Two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
 
Additional Requirements / Information 1. Criminal Record Check
2. Police Information Check
3. Valid BC Driver’s License
4. Copy of current driver’s abstract
5. TB Skin Test
6. Food Safe
7. CPI Certification
8. First Aid with CPR
Forward updated resume to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services,
 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 250 545 3572
 
 
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO BOTH MALE AND FEMALE APPLICANTS
 
 

 

Thank you for your interest in North Okanagan Youth and Family Services! There are currently no open positions, however, please feel free to submit your resume and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note, when applying for a posted position, you will need to include a current Criminal Record Check with your resume and CV. Resumes received with a current Criminal Record Check will be prioritized over those that are not. 

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