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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Saturday 20 May, 2023
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Communitas Supportive Care Society 
Child and Youth Care Worker 
Position: Child and Youth Care Worker LOCATION: Abbotsford REPORTS TO: Program Manager POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible to provide care for children with complex medical needs, 24 hours/7 days a week in a group living setting. This position will provide support in all areas of living including; social, mental, physical, cultural and/or spiritual; through participation in home and community-based activities. SPECIFIC DUTIES Participate in the planning and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan of Care (CPOC), goal setting and progress evaluation, focusing on the individual s goals and dreams Support individuals in skill-building activities identified by the CPOC, accessing community resources, education and the development of successful relationships Use assistive and adaptive technology to support the individual s development e.g. iPad Work with program manager to ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals being supported Assist individuals with activities such as eating, hygiene, grooming and toileting, lifts and transfers Administer medication to individuals in accordance with established policy Identify social, economic, recreational and educational services in the community that will meet individual s needs Follows all protocols as required (e.g. medical, nutritional, crisis intervention, emergency procedures, etc.) Recognizes and deals with emergency situations following all protocols as required Works with the manager in networking with individual s family Teach socially appropriate behavior through the use of daily routines and activities Ensure the individuals physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, administering medication as required and accompanying to medical/dental appointments Participate in the upkeep of the home; including house cleaning, yard maintenance and organizing as required Participate in training and orientation of new staff when required Complete required reporting and documentation for the individuals including the daily journal, communication log and other reporting as required Participate in all mandatory program staff meetings Attend work related in-services as required by Communitas Model appropriate behaviour in areas of: work performance, concern for others, morale, appearance, professionalism, ethics, personal integrity and values Creatively respond to the individual s unique needs Facilitate and encourage the establishment of a personal support network for the individuals being supported Other duties as assigned (e.g. administrative duties, extra cleaning, etc.) REQUIREMENTS Child and Youth Care Worker Diploma or Community Support Worker certificate (or approved equivalent) preferred Diploma in a related human/social service field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience Training/experience in developing and implementing activity programs (recreational, life skills, community access and awareness) A philosophy of service that is in line with Communitas Vision, Mission and Values Ability to take initiative with creativity and flexibility Good judgment and effective problem-solving skills Excellent teamwork skills, ability to maintain honest, direct and respectful relationships Excellent written and verbal communication skills Comfortable with computer use and able to learn new software programs Possession of a valid Class 4 BC driver s license (restricted) Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR Food Safe Certificate To meet us in person, please come and see us at the Black Press Hiring and Post-Secondary Education Expo. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday June 22nd, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Langley Event Centre (Gate #8) 7888 200th Street, Langley, BC (1157132h)

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