OverviewCatholic Social Services Child and Youth Care Worker 16-253 Contract in Edmonton, AB
Catholic Social Services
Branch Edmonton AB CA
Child and Youth Care Worker 16-253
A vehicle and valid driver’s license are required. You have a strong understanding of Autism and have experience in personal care for both male and female…
One contract full-time position for 40 hours per week for (1) year is currently available.
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 1600 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Edmonton and Central Alberta.
Do you want to be a role model for children in care? Catholic Social Services provides extensive group care and emotional supports for children and youth experiencing developmental disabilities. We are seeking dedicated professional caregivers to work within these supportive settings. You are responsible for evaluating the needs of clients, developing service plans, facilitating client contact and home visits, and maintaining medical records and appointments. Building meaningful relationships with clients and the community makes you an effective member of a team dedicated to client care. Successful applicants will be conscientious, resourceful, team-oriented and flexible. Experienced at providing personal care, managing challenging behaviors, and working with individuals with developmental disabilities specifically autism is preferred.
You possess the ability to develop creative service plans for children in group care. Your strong written and oral communication abilities along with your well-developed supervision and program implementation skills support your integral role. You are able to manage client groups, work with families and act as a community liaison. You also hold a Diploma/Degree in Child and Youth Care, Disability Studies (or equivalent). You have a strong understanding of Autism and have experience in personal care for both male and female clients. A vehicle and valid driver’s license are required.
The Salary range is from $22.63 to $25.46 per hour based on qualifications and experience.
We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We offer flexibility, and a supportive working environment.
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.
Please apply online, quoting the competition number 16-253 before September 25, 2016.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20