We require Child / Youth Care Workers for our foster homes in Niagara Falls ON. Qualifications should include experience working one on one in school, life skills training and relief.
Certified Child / Youth Worker preferred. Serious qualified individuals only. Connor Homes will support you with a network of professionals and services.
CYW REQUIRED SKILLS
Experience dealing with children who have special needs and behaviour difficulties ages 6-16 years is preferred as well as the ability to assess, interpret and record behaviour in a meaningful way.
The ability to build trusting relationships with children and participate in a professional treatment team approach is required.
Candidates must possess effective social skills to be a positive role model for the youth and have a strong level of familiarity with Child & Youth residential programming and assessment skills along with verbal and written communication skills, particularly with recordings and reports.
We recognize the importance of having our staff culturally reflective of the clients we serve and providing equity within services.
Therefore we are requesting candidates to be able to demonstrate concepts of power, privilege, and social location to the specific forms of oppression (such as LGBTTIQQ2SA, disability, race / culture, gender, religion and socio-economic status).
Must have the ability to relate to First Nations youth and have an understanding of the various issues that impact this population.