Position: Youth Worker
Nature of position:
Temporary Full Time
40hrs/wk; Sunday – Thursday rotating days and afternoon. Temporary until return of incumbent
Rate of pay: Grid Level 11
Location: Shellbourne Group Home
Valid Class IV Driver's License, current First Aid and CPR, current (every 3 years) TB test results, must have a current Criminal Record Check as per Association policy, and a completed Physicians Approval of Health. Food Safe Certification and Non Violent Crisis Intervention are also required. Must be willing to swim on a regular basis.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:
Diploma in related human/social service field or equivalent. One year prior job experience (paid or volunteer), working with people with developmental disabilities or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Previous experience working with people with dual diagnosis and challenging and aggressive behavior. Must display a proven ability to calmly and effectively work with challenging and aggressive behavior. Must display an understanding and ability to work with individuals with mental disability and mental illness. Must be able to provide life skill and behavior management training to clients. Facilitates physical, recreational, social and educational activities. Must have good written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to teach skills. Must display enthusiasm and energy and be a contributing team member. Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job.
Union Status: General Unit
Own Vehicle Requirements: None
Posting Date: Friday, November 1st, 2019
Closing Date: Friday, November 8th, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Start Date: ASAP
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living subscribes to the Human Rights Code of Canada and practices fair hiring. This position is open to male and female applicants and requires union membership.