Youth Residential Support Worker required for Individual with Complex Care Needs-Awake Overnight Shift

Bonaventure Support Services - Nanaimo, BC (30+ days ago)

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This full time-awake overnight shift position, starts immediately and reports to the Director of Community Housing.

The qualified applicant is required to have a minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals with extreme behaviors and complex care needs. The new team member will work within a larger interdisciplinary team to provide a program which will include recreation, life skills, social opportunities, regulation skills, may include some personal care and other opportunities that are set out by the team. If you feel you have the qualifications, skill set and desire to make a difference in a youth's life, we look forward to hearing from you.

This individual in care displays extreme aggressive behaviors and language. If you have worked with vulnerable youth in a complex care setting, hold a CYC, CSW, ECE with a special needs certificate, or relevant certificates, diplomas or degrees and are passionate about supporting youth with disabilities, we would love to talk with you.

These are some of the responsibilities and duties that will be required:

Some personal care needs
Working 1-1 with the child/youth in their residential home
Be able to work awake overnight shifts
Working with the youth program or within the community at large
Providing a recreational based program that allows the child/youth to explore safely
Communicating with the team through documentation, meetings and log books,
Promote health and safety at all times
Have patience and understanding of the child/youth and the situation
The qualified applicant will be able to provide the following:

Must be 19 years of age
Valid BC Class 5 Drivers Licence
Ministry of Child and Family Development Screening, Employer will file
Drivers Abstract
RCMP Criminal Record Check
Criminal Records Review Act Schedule A -Employer will file
Current Ministry of Health Approved First Aid Certificate including CPR
Physician's Declaration
3 References
TB Screen
Education and/or minimum 2 years experience working with youth at risk, children with developmental disabilities and children with challenging behaviours. CYC,CSW, ECE- special needs
Independent work is required
Be able to work in stressful environment
Excellent interpersonal behaviour and communication skills