Keyworker – Temporary, Part Time
NOVEMBER 4, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 22-100R
Position: Keyworker – Temporary, Part-Time
Location: Fort St John
Hours: 29 hours/week, with the possibility of increasing to 35 hours/week
We are looking for a Keyworker to join our Keyworker Services North East team! This individual must be well organized, able to work independently, and have a strong understanding of the challenges faced by children and adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and other Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.
SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.
We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Reporting to the Manager of Behavioural Services, the Keyworker provides individual and community-based services in Fort Saint John and Fort Nelson. The Keyworker provides specialized, direct services to families with children with FASD/CDBC. Family Support Worker works within the Family Preservation & Reunification North (FPRN) Program. This position supports families during and after the diagnostic process, assists caregivers in finding resources and learning skills, and works to enhance community awareness and prevention of CDBC/FASD.
- · Effective and collaborative communication with MCFD staff is essential
- · Contributing to a strong team environment
- · Schedules and attends meetings
- · Maintain a caseload and provide direct services to families referred to the program
- · Some administration duties are required
Program Specific Responsibilities:
- · Regional travel is required on a regular basis
- · Liaises with a regional health multidisciplinary assessment team
- · Assists families to interpret/implement recommendations of the diagnostic assessment
- · Conducts assessment and develops plans (including service plans and positive behaviour support plans)
- · Teaches modeling strategies and provides information/education in a flexible manner with respect to FASD or other complex behaviour disorders.
- · Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Child and Youth Care, or another related field
- · Must be willing to travel to other communities within the region
- · Minimum 2 years working with families, or other related experience
- · Knowledge of FASD and CDBC
- · Able to provide intake and assessment
- · Familiar and comfortable working with Microsoft Office products
- · Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle
Start Date: ASAP
Benefits (if applicable):
- · 100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
- · Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
- · Employee & Family Assistance plan
- · Pension plan
- · Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks
Closing Date: November 18, 2022, internal candidates will be contacted by November 18, 2022
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.