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Job Details

Child And Youth Worker

Employer

New Horizons Group Home Ltd.

Date Posted

September 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location St. Paul, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $23.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 74.25 to 90.75 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 28, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

New Horizons Group Home Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Group home

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Young offenders
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people

Work Location Information

Rural area

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Child welfare
  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
  • Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Bereavement issues

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

nhghsupr@telus.net

In Person:

5509 46 Street
St. Paul, Alberta T0A3A2
Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

Advertised Until

Sep 28, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Child And Youth Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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