Child Care Worker
Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Position Summary :

The Child Care Worker is responsible for the daily care and direct supervision of the children placed in a staffed resource unit.

The Child Care Worker will create a physically safe and emotionally nurturing environment designed to assist the child in learning to cope and function positively both in the resource and in the community.

Knowledge and Skills Required :

  • Responsible for the daily care and direct supervision of children placed in staffed resource unit.
  • Create a physically safe and emotionally nurturing environment designed to assist the child in learning to cope and function positively both in the resource and in the community.
  • Ability to demonstrate a mature and responsible adult role model.
  • Knowledge of child development, behaviour management, and native culture.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work in stressful, high-pressure situations.
  • Proficient in computer software applications including MS Office, and database programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, agency policies, and procedures
  • Must be able to work shift work
  • Qualifications :

  • Child Care Worker or Child & Youth Worker Diploma or higher
  • 1-2 years of experience in a group home setting or related child care experience.
  • Current certification in 1st Aid / CPR / AED.
  • Trained in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
  • Must be medically fit to work in a group home setting with proof of immunizations
  • Applicants with similar academic qualifications and related experience may be considered.
  • Required :

  • Must possess a valid Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1,000,000.00 Liability
  • Clear criminal reference check, clear vulnerable sector check and a clear driver’s abstract
  • About Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services :

    Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services is a non-profit community organization funded by the Government of Ontario, legally mandated to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect through the Child and Family Services Act.

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