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Communitas Supportive Care Society 
Child & Youth Care Worker 
Communitas Supportive Care Society POSTING #4246 TITLE: Child Youth Care Worker LOCATION : Abbotsford REPORTS TO: Program Manager POSITION SUMMARY This casual or part-time position is responsible to provide care for children with autism and moderate behavioral challenges, 24 hours/7 days a week in a residential 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. Shifts Are: Shifts are days, evenings, overnights and weekends 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 individual 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 individuals development e.g. iPad Work with program manager to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual being supported Teach socially appropriate behavior through the use of daily routines and activities Together with program manager, networks with the individual s family, local agencies, school and community Follow all protocols as required (e.g. medical, nutritional, crisis intervention, safety plan, court orders etc.) 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 Provide feedback on the individual s behavior, teaching them coping techniques and adaptive behaviors as well as providing guidance and support 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 individual 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 behavior 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 individual being supported Other duties as assigned (e.g. administrative duties, extra cleaning, etc.) REQUIREMENTS Child and Youth Care Worker Diploma 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 5 BC driver s license Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (completed within 3 months) APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: May 7, 2021 POSITION START DATE: ASAP RESPOND IN WRITING TO: Leslie Friesen, HR Recruitment Coordinator Email: hr@CommunitasCare.com To listen to a live presentation May 6th, 2021 at 12:00pm and learn more about the above opportunity please visit: https://events.blackpress.ca/fraservalley/ to register. You will receive log-in coordinates after registration to easily join the scheduled meeting. Any questions please feel free to send a message via live chat during the presentation. (1107138h)




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