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Child and Youth Care Worker (Part Time) Edmonton

Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services Edmonton Canada

3 months ago

Catholic Social Services is currently seeking a part time, 12 hours per week, Child & Youth Care Worker in EDMONTON to join our dynamic and talented team.

Providing excellent client-centered care, you are confident, thoughtful, and motivated to achieve success when supporting others in your community

This position has a weekly schedule of Saturday 10 : 00 am to 10 : pm.

Program Overview :

Kateri House is a structure and routine based program directed to the age of children within the program. These children respond to highly structure environments in which the staff adjust expectations to accommodate child’s stressors.

Job Summary :

As a Child and Youth Care Worker, you will be responsible for assessing the needs of the child / youth and parent / guardian, providing counselling and teaching basic life, community, and family living skills while ensuring basic needs are met (food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, safety).

The Child and Youth Care Worker creates a safe, warm and... positive environment where children / youth feel welcomed and loved.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to :
• Managing a caseload of 1-2 families
• Developing and overseeing service plans for children, youth, and their parents
• Supervising and supporting children and youth in a semi-residential setting
• Assisting children and youth in overcoming barriers, and supporting them to develop positive and healthy relationships with their families and communities
• Supporting children and youth through life skills teaching and in-the-moment learning, with a hands-on approach
• Assisting children and youth in attending appointments and successfully participating in their educational placements and / or day programs
• Supporting parents and guardians to enhance their parenting skills and family capacity through weekly family support sessions
• Supporting families to access community resources and natural supports
• Submitting required program documentation with established time-frames
• Performing basic housekeeping and meal preparation duties
• Other duties as required

Education & Qualifications :
• A Diploma / Degree in Human Services (or equivalent)
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience counselling families, children / youth with behavioral and developmental disabilities is required.
• Experience with children and family programming, youth in care, residential care, and case management is a requirement of this position.
• Certification or training in Aboriginal Awareness, Abuse Awareness, Standard First Aid, Medication Administration, and Violence / Crisis Intervention is a definite asset.

The ideal candidate will have an organized and compassionate approach to the work, strong teamwork skills, a commitment to developing positive supporting relationships, and experience supporting families.

Other qualifications include :
• Proven ability to provide effective communication, collaboration, crisis intervention, and conflict management with clients
• Experience with or willingness to be trained on physical holds on the individuals that we serve.
• Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (NVCI) must be completed upon hire
• Demonstrated assessment, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
• Knowledge of community resources is an asset
• Intermediate competency with Microsoft Office and other Agency computer applications
• Demonstrated ability to act with professionalism, confidentiality, and diplomacy
• Proven case documentation and effective information reporting practices
• A reliable Vehicle, Valid Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration and Third Party Liability Insurance (amount of two million)
• Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search, and Intervention Record Check current within six (6) months
• Summary of driving record with no more than six (6) demerit points current within one (1) year.

Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search, Intervention Record Check and / or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.

What We Offer :
• The salary for this position is $22.63 - $ 25.46 per hour based on qualifications and experience. We offer flexibility and supportive working environment.
• Flexible benefit options when eligible.
• Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily.
• Growth Opportunities : apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry.

About Catholic Social Services :

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.

With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta and Edmonton.

Our values are at the core of everything we do!
• Humility : We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
• Compassion : We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
• Respect : We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom
Edmonton AB

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