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child and youth worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Richmond Hill, ON
L4C9S1

Salary

$18.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 16 to 32 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Work site environment

  • Child welfare
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth

Work setting

  • Group home
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Females
  • Persons with mental health disabilities

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

  • 2 years to less than 3 years

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