Children and Youth Specialized Residences

CA-Lower Mainland
Req No.
2017-1275
Category
Children and Youth Services
Type
Casual
CYS Specialized Res

Overview

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Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services?

 

Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun and positive environment for both staff and clients!

 

Exciting opportunity exists for the right individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Support Worker in our Children and Youth Department. The position entails working in specialized residential settings with individuals who are diagnosed with developmental delays, PICA, FASD as well as Autism, OCD and challenging behaviors.

 

The ideal candidate must have experience supporting youth with complex behaviours and an understanding of the challenges present for verbal and non-verbal youth with Autism, challenging behaviors and other diagnosis.You must possess knowledge of positive behavioural support strategies, visual support strategies, sensory support strategies, medication administration, critical thinking skills, have the ability to write reports and complete the necessary documentation, as well as maintain boundaries, provide daily structure and consistently follow the support plan outlined within a warm and supportive environment.

 

Working Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm

Qualifications

  • Experience with developmental disabilities, mental illness, autism and other disorders
  • Experience with challenging behaviours and behaviour management strategies
  • Experience working in a team environment with little supervision
  • Experience with dealing with emergency situations
  • Experience with providing structure to an individual in care
  • Personal Care
  • Behaviour Management
  • Community Activities/Integration
  • Physical Activities
  • Medication Administration 
  • Crisis Management
  • Autism Experience
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Driver's license
  • Must be able to obtain:
  • Criminal record check
  • Negative TB test
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • 3 References
  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Mandt Certificate
  • Class 5 Driver’s License, Reliable Vehicle and a clean Driver’s Abstract

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

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