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JOB POSTING          
Residential Services
 
Date: April 26, 2019                                       
 
JOB TITLE:   Residential Child and Family Counsellor     F.T.E. Allowance:   1 FTE     
 
Permanent Position:  Start date – ASAP
 
JOB SUMMARY:  Residential Child and Family Counsellor - Assesses clients and their caregivers. Develops implements and evaluates intervention plans; participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of client service plans with the integrated case management team.  This position requires one to work effectively in the conditions of a residential environment which may include, handling aggressive/violent clients, bodily fluids and/or other undesirable situations.
 
WAGE: As per Union Contract – CUPE 523 – Grid Level 14 
 
LOCATION:  Sage House
 
HOURS OF WORK:  Rotational shift work - days, evenings and weekends – averaging 35 hours / week
 
KEY DUTIES: 
• Interviews clients and their families, prepares case histories, assesses problems and outlines services provided by the organization. Provides information on and referral to other community service providers, resources and professionals as required
• Develops family-based intervention plans; participates in the development of client service plans with the integrated case management team
• Plans, prepares and conducts individual, group or family counselling session using therapeutic techniques drawn from theoretical frameworks such as family systems, solutions-focused, narrative, psycho-dynamics. Provides crisis intervention and ongoing assessment as required
• Provides support and guidance to clients and families; facilitates positive family communication, assists clients in making positive changes and solving problems related to family functioning
• Provides parenting skill building to clients on issues such as parent-child interaction, child development, discipline and guidance, and behaviour management
• Provides emotional support and feedback to clients
• Participates in integrated case management meetings or to meet with professionals and social workers on a regular basis to report clients’ activities and progress, discuss case planning issues and concerns, and evaluate the effectiveness of the counselling intervention
• Maintains related records and statistics. Produces reports such as intake, progress and discharge in accordance with established policies and guidelines
• Liaises with other community service providers, professionals to coordinate services and to ensure that interests of clients are considered in decisions affecting them. Accompanies clients to meetings and appointments as required
• Performs other related duties as required
 
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
• Human Service Related Degree and/or equivalent education and/or training and/or experience.
REQUIREMENTS
• First Aid with CPR (within 30 days of hire)
• Food Safe Certification (within 30 days of hire)
• Mandt  – provided in-house
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Vulnerable Persons Criminal Record Review
• MCFD Consolidated Criminal Record Review
• TB Skin Test
• Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License  and suitable Driver’s Abstract 
 
CLOSING DATE:  Thursday May 2, 2019 – 8am
                    
Reply to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services, 
Provide current resume and any relevant training and experience.
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Phone:  250 545 3572
 
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO APPLICANTS OF ALL GENDERS
 
Date: On-going                                              Residential Services: Residential Services                                                      
          
JOB TITLE:  Awake Residential Night Worker       F.T.E. Allowance:   Casual 
 
Casual Position: Starting as soon as possible
 
WAGE: Grid Level 6 - As per Union Contract – CUPE 523 – this position requires union membership
 
LOCATION:  Residential Programs
 
HOURS OF WORK: Over night work – 11pm – 7am 
 
Summary: The Awake Residential Night Worker – is required to work independently and as part of a team, often in stressful conditions with clients who have experienced extreme trauma and a variety of other mental health issues/concerns.  The successful candidate will monitor and attend to the well being and safety of residents during the night, do light housekeeping and food preparation as required.  This position requires one to work effectively in the conditions of a residential environment which may include, handling aggressive clients, body fluids and/or other undesirable situations.
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EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum requirement of grade 12 and six (6) months of recent child related experience. 
• First Aid with CPR (upon hire)
• Food Safe Certification (within 30 days of hire)
• Whmis Certification (within 30 days of hire)
• Mandt  – (provided in-house)
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Vulnerable Persons Criminal Record Review (provided in house)
• Consolidated Ministry of Children and Family Development Prior contact check (provided in house)
• TB Skin Test (upon hire)
 
CLOSING DATE:   On-going
                          
Reply to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services, Provide current resume and any relevant training and experience.
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Phone:  250 545 3572
 
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO APPLICANTS OF ALL GENDERS
 
 
JOB TITLE: Casual Residential Child and Youth Worker       F.T.E. Allowance:   Casual  
 
Hours:  On-call 
 
WAGE: As per Union Contract – CUPE 523 – Grid Level 11 - this position requires union membership
 
LOCATION:  Residential Services
 
HOURS OF WORK: Rotational shift work - days, evenings and weekends 
 
Job Summary: The Residential Child and Youth Worker – is required to work independently and as part of a team, often in stressful conditions with clients who have experienced extreme trauma and a variety of other mental health issues/concerns.  The successful candidate must have strong written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.   In addition they must be able to support residents in achieving the overall goals of their service plans through the provision of life skills and recreation programming of residents.  This position requires one to work effectively in the conditions of a residential environment which may include, handling aggressive clients, body fluids and/or other undesirable situations.
 
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
• 2 year Human/Social Service diploma and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• First Aid with CPR (upon hire)
• TB Skin Test (upon hire)
• Food Safe Certification (within 30 days of hire)
• Whmis Certification (within 30 days of hire)
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Consolidated Ministry of Children and Family Development Prior contact check (provided in house)
• Vulnerable Persons Criminal Record Check (provided in-house)
• Successful completion of Mandt certification (provided in-house)
• Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License  and suitable Driver’s Abstract 
 
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Provide current resume and any relevant training and experience.
 
 
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO APPLICANTS OF ALL GENDERS
 
 

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