Child and Youth Care Worker
4d ago

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The Department of Children's Services leads child care & intervention, early childhood development, foster & kinship care, adoption, and improvements for children & youth.

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Are you looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity to enhance your skills and experience working with youth? If so, we want to hear from you! Become a Child and Youth Care Worker and share the vision of building strong children, youth, families and communities where children and youth are valued, nurtured and loved.

The Yellowhead Youth Centre is a campus based treatment facility for adolescents with significant or severe emotional and behavioural issues.

We are currently looking to hire male wage relief Child & Youth Care Workers. These positions will provide cover-off both for short and long-term male employee absences.

Working as an integral member of the team, you will be responsible for participating in the development and evaluation of individual treatment plans, monitoring and recording behaviours and overseeing an arranging daily activities.

  • You will also function as a role model and provide direct supervision to the youth. To be successful in this position, you must demonstrate strong theoretical knowledge of childcare practices;
  • assessment abilities, treatment and trauma informed care practice, as well as excellent communication and observation skills.

    Qualifications Related diploma or degree; no experience required.

    Preferred education is a degree or diploma in Child & Youth Care and directly related experience working in a campus-based setting is an asset.

    Other related degrees or diplomas may be considered.

    You must have Valid Driver's License; current First Aid Certificate, Suicide Intervention training and / or experience working with Indigenous youth and families are also considered assets.

    Salary $27.08 - $34.71 hourly

    Notes We are seeking male candidates who are available for shift work for Day, Evening and Midnight shifts including weekend shifts on as required basis.

    Final candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including medical check, vulnerable sector security screening, Intervention Services Record check and academic credential check.

    For more information about the position, please contact Eileen Dickie at (780)733-4307.

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