Temporary and Permanent PT & FT Specialized Caregiver Support (New Program)
Axis Family Resources Ltd
3d ago


Axis Family Resources is currently recruiting 3 x Temporary and Permanent Part-Time and Full Time Specialized Caregiver Supports.

This role involves supporting a young male with severe trauma and attachment history. Tasks include assisting with physical, social, emotional, and daily life skill development as well as applying coping skills in a nurturing environment.

The Specialized Caregiver Supports worker will implement strategies from the individual’s care-plan for dealing with behavioral issues through a trauma-informed lens.

The candidate for this role must be physically and emotionally fit in order to deal with often extreme and difficult behaviors.

Experience with Intermittent Explosive Disorder, complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Reactive Attachment Disorder would be considered an asset.

About Axis Family Resources :

Axis Family Resources Ltd. is a leading British Columbia based social services organization operating in fourteen communities throughout the province.

Founded in 1992, and accredited by CARF since 2003, Axis has experienced steady annual growth and currently employs over 500 staff throughout the Northern, Interior, Okanagan, and Kootenay regions of BC.

Our mission is to be the leader in the delivery of community based social services while enhancing the lives of the diverse people we serve, our employees, and our partners.

We encourage promotion from within and invest in our people through ongoing training and career development.

Qualifications & Requirements :

  • A certificate or diploma in Health Care Aid / Resident Care Aid, Human Services or Community Services
  • A combination of 4 years experience and education is required for these roles
  • Applicants who have experience with at-risk youth or challenging behaviours such as FASD, Trauma or Autism will also be considered.
  • Please outline relevant experience in the message to the employer’ section or your cover letter part of the application process)

  • A class 5 drivers’ licence and safe driving record abstract.
  • Current Level 1 First Aid (including CPR) Certification (must be completed within 3 months of hire)
  • Approved Criminal Record Check.
  • Skills & Abilities :

  • Good verbal and written reporting skills.
  • Good organization, computer literacy, as well as time and house management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of theory, principles and practices working with Trauma, Autism, or other challenges.
  • Benefits :

    Meeting our Mission means recruiting people who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

    We offer our full-time, and part-time employees (minimum 20 hours per week) the following :

  • Competitive Wages
  • Yearly Pay Increase
  • Three Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Unionized Work-Force (CSWU Membership Required)
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Care
  • Reduced Prescription Costs
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Ongoing Career Opportunities Throughout North, Interior, Okanagan & Kootenay Regions of BC
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • On the Job Mentoring & Training
  • Employee Referral Incentives
  • Health & Wellness Initiatives
  • Additional Information :

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

    Thank you for your interest in Axis Family Resources Ltd, we appreciate your application. Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Applicants must be legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada to be eligible for this role.

    Please note that internal applicants will be given first priority for hiring and screening with this position.

    If you have a passion for working with people we are excited to hear from you!

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