Group Home Relief Worker

Education: Completion of high school; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training.

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.) Child and Youth Care worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma; Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma; Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma; Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); Medication Administration Certificate.

Experience: 7 months to less than a year.

Work setting: Group Home

Target Groups or clients: Male; Female; Adolescents.

Type of Community or Social Service: Early intervention programming for at-risk youth.

Specific Skills:

Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Appraise client’s needs or eligibility for specific services; Assess clients relevant skill strengths and development needs; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Supervise children visits with parents to ensure their safety; Implement behavior management programs; Conduct individual and group counselling sessions; Provide personal services support to persons with special needs.

Additional Skills

Administrative and office activities; housekeeping activities; food preparation. Security and Safety Bondable; Confidential security clearance; Criminal record check; Child welfare check; Driver’s validity license check; Driving record check (Abstract). Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities fast paced environment.

Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation; Own Vehicle; Vehicle supplied by employer; willing to travel regularly; Valid Driver’s License.

Work location Information: work in employers/client’s home. Ability to supervise 5-10 people.

Essential Skills:

Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; working with others; problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; finding information; Computer use; Continuous learning.

Other Information

Must have CRIM and Child and Family Intervention Check and Drivers Abstract before start work. Part- time day, Split and Relief shifts. Knowledgeable and understanding of the Aboriginal culture.

Job Type: Part-time