Temporary Child and Youth Care Worker

Full Time

School District #51 (Boundary)

OverviewThe successful applicant will work with/under the direction of the school Principal in dealing with behavioral, social and emotional concerns and provide support to children in crisis. This would entail individual and group work in various settings such as the classroom and alternate class environments. The successful applicant, under direction, will also make referrals to outside agencies as needed, and will be expected to work closely with the school Principal and the School Based and Integrated Case Management teams. This excluded staff position will be 7.0 hours per day, 4 days per week, effective January 29, 2024 until June 27, 2024, and while students are in school. The rate of pay for this position is $30.47 per hour.Required Qualifications and Education:Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in child and Youth Care or Social Work or the equivalent combination of training and recent related experience;Two years of current related work experience;Knowledge of current legislation and protocols (i.e.) Mental Health Act, Child, Family and Community Services Act (Child Protection), and Young Offenders Act, etc.;Demonstrated knowledge of current community and agency resources;Demonstrated ability to work at the level of independence and with the degree of initiative appropriate to the position;Demonstrated ability to respond to complex referrals;Excellent oral and written communication skills;Demonstrated ability to employ prevention or intervention behaviour management strategies;Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with children, youth and adults;Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job;Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information seen or heard;Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills;Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license.Duties and Responsibilities:Assisting in the implementation of program objectives;Working with students with exceptional social, emotional and behaviour challenges;Implementing interventions with students and families and providing feedback regarding the same;Providing reports to the Principal regarding program activities, children’s progress and challenges;Establishing and maintaining records of student individual programs;Other duties as coordinated with program teachers; may include shared responsibility for supporting outdoor pursuits, cultural trips, etc.;Must possess good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member.Letters of application, including resume and references, must be received by 4:00 p.m. January 12, 2024 Please send your applications to [email protected]. If you have questions about this position, please contact Stacey Soffel at [email protected] also note that in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act, selected candidates not currently employed by School District No. 51 (Boundary) must pay a $28 fee and sign a release to permit a criminal record review. Employment with the District is subject to passing this criminal record review. Only applicants selected for an Interview will be contacted.

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