child and youth worker

TLK Residential Services Inc - Richmond Hill, ON (30+ days ago)

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College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

2 years to less than 3 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate
CPR Certificate
Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
Emergency child care first aid and CPR
Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities
Housekeeping activities
Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
Work Setting
Group home
Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Implement life skills workshops
Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
Provide suicide and crisis intervention
Resolve conflict situations
Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
Implement behaviour management programs
Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Target Audience
Adolescents
Children
Culturally diverse groups
Persons with mental health disabilities
Females
Security and Safety
Child welfare check
Driver's validity licence check
Driving record check (abstract)
Medical exam
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Vehicle supplied by employer
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Ability to Supervise
3-4 people
Work Location Information
Urban area
Various locations
Type of Community or Social Service
Child welfare
Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Personal Suitability
Initiative
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Judgement