Youth Worker/ One to One

KimbrAna House Inc. - Redwater, AB (30+ days ago)

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Are you interested a rewarding and challenging career helping youth? Do you enjoy working with others in a team environment?

KimbrAna House is currently looking for a Youth Worker/One to One staff for a combination of Daytime/Evening shifts (9a.m. to 9p.m), or Weekends (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.). Working with at-risk male youth aged 10-20 years old.

KimbrAna House is located 40 minutes Northeast of Edmonton, 20 minutes north of Fort Saskatchewan in Redwater, Alberta. Please consider the travel distance before applying.

Position Responsibilities:

As a Youth Worker/One to One staff, you will be responsible for:

  • ‪Supervision of youth within both a residential and community setting
  • ‪Assist youth with schooling (homework), recreation and structured programming as outlined by the focus plan team
  • ‪Transportation of youth using either KimbrAna House provided vehicles or personal vehicle to appointments, and recreational outings
  • ‪Medication Administration to all youth including documentation
  • ‪Professional report writing and documentation of behaviors; daily activities
  • ‪General Household cleaning and yard maintenance, as well as meal preparation
  • ‪Engaging youth in a healthy lifestyle through physical activities, as well as indoor activities such as board games, puzzles, etc.
  • ‪Providing direction and guidance through role-modeling, verbal redirection, physical redirection and use of consequences as needed
  • ‪Follow through of individual treatment plans designed in collaboration with the focus plan team with the use of applied behavior analysis, youth centered practice, behavior modification, solution focused counseling, and other such models that support change and growth

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Qualifications:

A Diploma/Degree in Human Services (or equivalent) along with a minimum of two (2) years of practical experience working with high-risk youth/adults and/or youth is preferred. Experience with children and family programming, youth in care, residential care, and case management is a requirement of this position. Certification or previous training in Aboriginal Awareness, Abuse Awareness, Standard First Aid, Medication Administration, and Violence/Crisis Intervention is a definite asset.

The ideal candidate will have an organized and compassionate approach to the work, strong teamwork skills, a commitment to developing positive supporting relationships.

Other qualifications include:

· Proven ability to provide effective communication, collaboration, crisis intervention, and

conflict management with clients

· Demonstrated assessment, problem solving, and critical thinking skills

· Demonstrated knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices; circle of courage

philosophy, strength based and resiliency focused assessments

· Demonstrated ability to act with professionalism, confidentiality, and diplomacy

· Proven case documentation and effective information reporting practices

· Intermediate competency with Microsoft Office and other Agency computer applications

· Knowledge of community resources is an asset

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Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 license with $2 million liability insurance (and current drivers abstract)
  • ‪Clear Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sections Check (within last 6 months)
  • ‪Clear Child Intervention Check (within last 6 months)
  • ‪2 years previous experience working within the Human Services field or willingness to obtain
  • ‪Post Secondary in a Human Services field preferred.
  • ‪3 References from previous employers

‪You will be working with youth who have FASD, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Mental Health Concerns and Developmental Delays in correlation and collaboration with an off-site Therapist, Children Service Workers, Medical Professionals and the Focus Plan Team.

Starting wage is based on experience and position. Benefits available after 6 months (Medical and Dental).

Please feel free to contact KimbrAna House if you have any questions.

‪Please indicate the position you are applying for when sending your resume and cover letter. If possible, send along with your resume a clear Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention Records Check, this will allow us to speed up the hiring process:

‪We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.75-$23.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift