Residential Childcare Worker for Inclusion Powell River Society


How To Apply

Position:Residential Childcare Worker
Employer:Inclusion Powell River Society
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2020-Jul-01
Salary or Wage:Grid 11 $21.92 - $25.53 AND Grid 5 $17.59 - $20.49
Full or Part Time:Part or Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Driver’s licence required.
- Diploma in Child, Youth Care, Social Work, Psychology or other studies in the Human Services Field
- Two years recent related experience working with Children/Youth with disabilities
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Requirements for Ongoing Employment:
- Criminal Record Check
- TB test
- A valid WCB approved First Aid Certificate (OFA Level 1), willing to train for ongoing employment

Required Abilities:
- An ability to promote healthy development including emotional, physical, sexual and educational
- An ability to work well with all those people in a child or young personís network, including the childís family, social worker, other professionals and people who are significant to a child or young person
- A knowledge of child development and an ability to provide experiences which will stimulate a child/young person and provide opportunities to develop new skills
- An ability to manage the health needs of children and young people in a proactive way and encourage the child to value their own health
- An ability to encourage full participation in educational activities, and to work together with education professionals
- An ability to transport children and young people to and from school and other educational activities
- An ability to set appropriate boundaries and manage a child or young personís behaviour without the use of physical or other inappropriate punishment
- An ability to listen and communicate with children and young people in ways appropriate for their age and understanding
- A respect for the child or young personís origins, religion and culture and a willingness to learn more and to enable the child or young person to participate in cultural and religious activities

Duties and Responsibilities

The Residential Child Care Worker is responsible for providing care and support to the children residing in the Emergency Respite Residence.

- works as part of a team, consisting of a child, the childís family, Ministry of Children and Families, social workers and Child and Family Services to provide emergency respite and foster care services
- provides a safe home, nourishing meals, appropriate clothing and accommodation
- provides a warm, nurturing environment with guidance and supervision that responds to the child's individual needs and ethnic/cultural heritage
- works collaboratively in developing and carrying out a plan of care

Additional Details

- Hours of work: 8AM to 8PM and 8PM to 8AM
- Requires union membership

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