Alberta Health Services Child & Youth Development Specialist Part Time in Edmonton, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Child & Youth Development Specialist
Edmonton, AB

Current Basic Life Support (BCLS) Healthcare Provider certification required. Using a family-centered care approach, you will create, implement and update…

As a Child & Youth Development Specialist (CYDS), you will provide assessment, treatment and follow-up to children and youth in the community, educational system, and/or hospital setting who are at risk of or have a disability, and/or have a significant developmental delay. Using a family-centered care approach, you will create, implement and update family service plans specific to child/youth needs, adapting interventions/activities as appropriate. As a CYDS, you will observe, identify and report child developmental or behaviour difficulties and make recommendations to the appropriate interdisciplinary team. You will liaise with and provide referrals to other disciplines and external agencies as appropriate. You will provide information and education regarding child/youth development to parents, education providers, other interprofessionals and the community. You will support family funding and education/services placement applications and maintain printed resources and equipment for child and adolescent programs.

  • Classification: Child & Youth Development Spec
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Unit 36 Pediatric Psych-EDM
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 28-MAY-2018
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-JUN-2018
  • Hours per Shift: 4
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $35.81
  • Maximum Salary: $47.67
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor’s degree in Child & Youth Care or a related field or equivalent education and experience.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Current Basic Life Support (BCLS) Healthcare Provider certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification with the Child & Youth Care Association of Alberta preferred, but not mandatory. Driver’s license preferred. Child & Youth Development, mental health courses preferred. 3 years previous experience working with children, youth and families preferred. NCVI Certification preferred.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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