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Youth Worker – Permanent Full-time

MARCH 16, 2018 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 18-33
POSITION: Youth Worker – Permanent Full-Time

CURRENT LOCATION: Youth Services Program – Surrey BC

CURRENT HOURS: 35 hours per week (flexibility required)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Youth Worker responsibilities will be to provide support and monitoring of youth on probation, provide intensive support and supervision (ISSP), provide or arrange for curfew checks and/or community work service, and support a service plan for the youth.  The Worker will network with and prepare written reports and/or required documentation for the MCFD Youth Probation Officer(s). The worker will provide transportation and support for youth at risk.  The position also receives referrals from the MCFD Child & Youth Mental Health team to support youth to build adaptive skills and self-management.  The worker must demonstrate an ability and willingness to initiate contact with difficult to serve youth.  The work is outreach in nature, requires shift flexibility and is provided in mainly South Surrey and White Rock.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ideally possess an undergraduate degree or diploma in youth justice or related discipline
  • Experience working with youth dealing with any of the following; family issues, criminal justice issues, addictions, behavioural problems, mental health issues
  • Must have experience working with youth on probation
  • Must have valid BC driver’s license
  • Use of a vehicle that is safe and passes inspection
  • First Aid certificate equivalent to WorkSafe standards required
  • A criminal record check is required
  • Working knowledge of issues, including substance abuse and common psychiatric diagnoses, including ADHD, conduct disorder, and ODD
  • Working knowledge of the systems and issues impacting youth and their families, such as the youth justice system governed by the Youth Justice Act
  • Must be outgoing and personable
  • Must be organized, ability to meet deadlines
  • Show initiative, be a self-starter

START DATE: As soon as possible

SALARY: $20.36 to $23.58  per hour

BENEFITS: As per benefits package

CLOSING DATE: April 6, 2018

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION (e-mail preferred) TO:

Youth Services Manager

sourcesdcfcs@sourcesbc.ca