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Regional Independent Students’ Association youth worker Full Time in Dartmouth, NS

Regional Independent Students’ Association

Branch Dartmouth NS CA

Position:
youth worker
Location:
Dartmouth, NS

Social service or charity agency Specific Skills. 5-10 people Type of Community or Social Service. School help service; Services for pregnant teens;…

Job requirements Languages English

Education College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Medication Administration Certificate; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience 1 to less than 7 months

Additional Skills Housekeeping activities; Food preparation

Work Setting Women’s shelter; School help service; Group home; Shelter for the homeless; Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Appraise clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services; Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs; Conduct follow-up assessments; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement behaviour management programs; Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience Adolescents; Aboriginal groups; Young offenders; Street population; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Females; Males

Security and Safety Child abuse registry check; Child welfare check; Criminal record check

Ability to Supervise 5-10 people

Type of Community or Social Service Education or training; Child welfare; Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders); Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance); Early intervention programming for at-risk youth; Crime prevention; Services for pregnant teens; Services for the homeless

Personal Suitability Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

How to apply By email: [email protected]

Advertised until: 2018-01-22

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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