Residence Worker
Axis Family Resources Ltd.
Dawson Creek, Canada
15d ago

Supporting children and / or youth in our specialized homes and in the community. These individuals require support to deal with developmental challenges and / or disabilities, mental health, and / or addiction issues and / or behavioral challenges.

Many persons served are dealing with trauma in their lives. The support you will provide will assist the person served with physical, social, emotional and life skills based on individualized plans created by a team, of which you will be part of.

Summary :

Ø A diploma in human services or a related field and / or experience working with children or youth with behavioral challenges are preferred for this position.

Ø At least 6 months previous related work experience is considered an asset. Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community based programs and related provincial and community support is preferred.

Qualifications Education / Training

Ø At least 6 months previous related work experience is considered an asset. Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community based programs and related provincial and community support is preferred.

Experience Required :

  • Current Level 1 First Aid (including CPR) Certification is required· Approved Criminal record & RCMP check, updated every two years by agency· Excellent writing, data collection, and facilitation skills are required· Computer literacy (including internet) is required.
  • Safe driving record abstract will be required.
  • Approved Criminal record & RCMP check, updated every two years by agency
  • Excellent writing, data collection, and facilitation skills are required
  • Requirements :

  • Computer literacy (including internet) is required.
  • Safe driving record abstract will be required.
  • 1. Excellent verbal and written reporting skills.2. Demonstrated ability to teach and work effectively with others in a 1 : 1 setting.

    3. Knowledge of theory, principles and practices working with mental challenges.4. Excellent organization, time and house management skills.

    5. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.6. Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

    8. Ability to accept constructive criticism of job performance.9. Demonstrated ability to be solution focused and approach problems with flexibility and creativity.

    2. Demonstrated ability to teach and work effectively with others in a 1 : 1 setting.

    3. Knowledge of theory, principles and practices working with mental challenges.

    4. Excellent organization, time and house management skills.

    5. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

    Skills & Abilities :

    6. Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.

    7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

    8. Ability to accept constructive criticism of job performance.

    9. Demonstrated ability to be solution focused and approach problems with flexibility and creativity.

    A moderate level of physical fitness is an asset since direct delivery of program activities may involve standing, walking, exercising with person served, bending, lifting, etc.

    An openness and willingness to accept change and transition as part of one’s job is paramount. Union membership with CSWU.

    Competitive benefit package included with this position.

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