Child And Youth Worker
Date PostedJune 09, 2022
Location Cold Lake, AB
Earnings $20.12 to $29.66 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 2  Vacancies
Closing Date Jul 09, 2022
- or equivalent experience
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate
2 years to less than 3 years
- Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
- 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
- Implement behaviour management programs
- Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
- Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
- Assist clients/guests with special needs
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
- Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
- Aboriginal groups
Security and Safety
- Child abuse registry check
- Child welfare check
- Driver's validity licence check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Criminal record check
- Own transportation
- Own vehicle
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
Type of Community or Social Service
- Child welfare
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
- Health care plan
- Disability benefits
- Dental plan
- Vision care benefits
As per collective agreement
Long term benefits
- Group insurance benefits
- Pension plan
- Other benefits
- Maternity and parental benefits
- Learning/training paid by employer
- Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
- Wellness program
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
- Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
- What is the highest level of study you have completed?
- Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
- Are you available for shift or on-call work?
- Do you have education in this field of employment?
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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
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
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
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