Full Time Behaviour Support Worker - Delta

Hollyburn Family Services - Delta, BC (4 months ago)

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Job Summary

At Hollyburn, we empower growth and inspire change and we’re looking for people to join our team who want to do the same. If this sounds like you, read on. We want you with us!

We are Hollyburn Family Services, an industry leading organization that provides quality residential programs, counselling and support services to children, youth, and families since 1990. We value the uniqueness of each individual and their inherent capacity for growth. We rely on our core values to create a trusting and safe environment free from harassment and discrimination for our team and for our clients. We treat our employees, clients, and community with fairness, dignity and respect, and as such strive to hire and build a team reflective of these values. We are proud to have a diverse team, all of whom have unique abilities which to enrich the lives of their clients.

You are a strong, positive energetic role model who has a passion and skill for providing support, care for our clients with special needs and autism spectrum disorders. You are up for a challenge and have the mental and physical strength to handle a client with high needs. You want to make a difference in the lives of the people with whom we work and play an integral role in supporting their successful achievements.

The role we need to fill is for full-time, Behaviour Support Worker for in-home support services in Delta, BC. This program is a two bed home for clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Specifically, we need to cover 3 pm – 11 pm, 5 days including one weekend day, either Saturday or Sunday.

Required qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in ECE, ABA, Psychology or related field and/or equivalent experience working with children/youth with developmental disabilities or autism.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with children with severe behavioural challenges and mental health issues.
  • Physical and mental strength and stamina. The ability to lift 45 kg.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • Criminal records check and ability to pass Ministry of Children and Family Development consolidated check
  • Clear and concise communication, both written and verbal, in English

You’ll score more points if you have:

  • First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates
  • Experience in creating social stories, visuals aids, sensory integration and report writing
  • Experience coordinating recreational activities in the community
  • Awareness of the Autism Spectrum
  • Knowledge of supportive strategies, needs and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of therapeutic approaches
  • Good understanding of crisis management

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
  • Building positive working relationships with youth, family and professionals involved in the care team
  • Facilitating recreational and/or educational activities.
  • Attending school meetings and case conferences when required
  • Encouraging and modeling acceptable social standards and set and maintain appropriate limits.
  • Collaborating with the clinical team and provide input into assessments and youth care plans.
  • Engaging in frequent interaction with youth, using appropriate means of communication

Our Therapeutic Homes are equipped to practice discrete trial therapy and have sensory integration rooms to promote self-regulation.

Because we know our team is our heart and our most important asset:

We offer extensive training opportunities to all employees. We support professional development and advancement within our every growing organization. Our salaries are competitive and our benefits package for full-time employees includes 100% employer premium paid BC Medical, extended health, dental, vision care, life insurance, wellness days and sick leave. After a six-month probationary period, our employees become eligible for our Registered Retirement Savings Plan where Hollyburn matches contributions up to 3% of gross salary.

If you’re still reading this and are as excited to join us as we are excited that you read this whole posting, then do not delay! Send your resume and a brief cover letter telling us why you are a perfect person to join our team by Friday, March 8 @ 12 pm. The sooner the better, because we are hiring NOW.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $41,040.00 to $44,304.00 /year

Experience:

  • Support Care for people with severe behavioural issues: 2 years (Required)
  • Working with children and youth with autism: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Required)

Location:

  • Delta, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • BC Driver's License (Required)