Child and Youth Care Worker

In by Tyne

Opokaa'sin Early Invention Society
Published
June 15, 2022
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$20.60-$28.75 an hour
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full Job Description

  • Human Services, General
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Work Setting

  • Children's services facility

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
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