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 enrich the lives of their clients.
You are a positive energetic role model who has a passion and skill for providing support, care, and mentorship to support the personal growth of our clients with special needs and autism spectrum disorders. You want to make a difference in the lives of people we support and play an integral role in supporting their successful achievements.
We are looking for caring and qualified Relief (Casual) Behavioural Support Workers for our residential program in Mission.
- High School diploma minimum. Post-secondary education in ECE, ABA, Psychology or related field a plus
- Demonstrated experience working with children/youth with developmental disabilities or autism
- Demonstrated experience dealing with children/youth with severe behavioural challenges and mental health issues
- Unrestricted Class 5 BC Driver’s License is a firm requirement
- 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:
- Current 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 assessments
- 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 clients, 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 clients, using appropriate means of communication
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 would be a great addition to our team.
Job Type: Casual
- working with children/youth with autism: 1 year (Preferred)
- working with children/youth with severe mental health issues: 1 year (Preferred)
- Secondary School (Required)
- Proof of ability to work legally in Canada (Required)
- Availability to work weekends (Preferred)
- BC Class 5 Driver's license (Required)