Residential Youth Care Worker

Bravelight Youth Services - Hope, BC (30+ days ago)

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Based on referrals from MCFD in the Fraser Cascades area, Bravelight Youth Services provides short and long term placement services, including emergency shelter for youths ages 11 - 18.

Auxiliary/Casual live-in positions available (compensated on 24 hour basis)


- Working with and mentoring children and youth who have been impacted by family crisis

- Working with children and youth with many challenges including possible behavioural challenges.

- Assessing youth's relevant skill strengths and developmental needs

- Developing positive and supportive relationships with referred clients and other significant figures in the child/youth's life- Liaise with MCFD, other professionals and health care providers involved with youth using collaborative practice.

- Plan, implement and evaluate service plan goals- Identifying and utilize appropriate community resources and programs as part of a goal oriented plan

- Advocate on behalf of clients when appropriate

- Maintain accurate, confidential case notes

Additional Duties: Housekeeping activities, yard maintenance, food preparation, transportation

QUALIFICATIONS: - Minimum Two years of post secondary education or training in child/youth care- Three years experience working with children and youth with behavioral challenges.- Standard First Aid certificate

- Criminal record check is required

- Valid Driver's License

- Reliable vehicle with 3 million liability and business insurance.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Salary: $270.00 to $300.00 /day

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $270.00 to $300.00 /day