Child and Youth Care Worker

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

CarePros

The Opportunity

CarePros is hiring multiple Child & Youth Care Workers in Leduc, AB. This role is most commonly in a group home setting providing care to children and youth with complex behavioural needs. At CarePros, our programs are unlike what you would expect in a traditional group home setting. Our programs are structured around the individual child/youth that you will be caring for, with a 2-1 (staff to youth ratio). This provides a safe environment where you can develop a meaningful relationship with the youth you are responsible for caring for. You will report directly to the Program Supervisor of your assigned program, who will be your key source of training, guidance, and support through your journey at CarePros.

Our Mission

We guide children and youth to achieve personal success by nurturing their physical, social, cultural, and emotional well-being. Apply at CarePros if

You’re ready to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and youth.
You have experience working with complex behavioural challenges and are comfortable in a group home setting.
You want to be a part of a fast-growing, award-winning organization with many opportunities for growth and career progression.

Availability

Full-Time / Casual
Day shifts (7:30am – 3:30pm)
Evening shifts (3:00pm – 11:00pm)
Overnight awake shifts (10:30pm – 8:00am)

What You’ll Do

Establish a relationship to guide and support youth through mentorship, role modelling, and positive reinforcement
Supervise children/youth at home and in the community
Complete and maintain documentation of daily activities and observations.
Participate in the Care Team through the ongoing development of care plans and programs
Perform routine general program responsibilities such as cleaning & organization

Who You Are

Direct experience working with youth with complex behavioural and mental health needs
Knowledge of child and youth care mental wellness practices
Knowledge of processes and procedures for providing home care
Trauma Informed Care practices
Six (6) months+ of related experience working with youth
Completion of Degree/Diploma in Human Services field
Standard First Aid and CPR Level CPR + AED
Police Information Check; including Vulnerable Sector Check within the last 3 months (This can be applied for during the interview process)
Children Services Intervention Record Check within the last 3 months (This can be applied for during the interview process)
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong computer and technology skills

Additional Assets/Skills that you bring to the table

Valid Class 5 driver’s license
Current driver’s abstract
Reliable vehicle and auto insurance (with $2M liability coverage)

Additional Training that are assets

Suicide Prevention
Mental Health First Aid

What we offer as a valued employee at CarePros, you’ll receive the following:

Competitive hourly rates based on years of experience, education, and qualifications (The compensation for this position is $18.10 to $22 per hour)
Group RRSP matching with access to financial wellness tools and resources
Comprehensive Benefits Program – including health, dental (100% coverage), vision, mental wellness counselling, and more
A dynamic, collaborative, and diverse working environment where your voice is heard and you make a positive impact in the life of the clients you care for
Performance-Based Pay Increases – at CarePros we reward high performance
Comprehensive training and support
Growth opportunities: develop your skills through ongoing paid training and the use of innovative technology

We thank everyone for applying, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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