Catholic Social Services Large


Child and Youth Care Worker

Competition #: 12-318
Job Category: Contract Full Time
Number of hours per week: 40

This is a contract full-time position for 40 hours per week.
As a mentor and role-model for youth who have been street-involved or sexually exploited, dignity and respect for the youth in care is evident in your work from start to finish. As a Child and Youth Care Worker, you will be responsible for a variety of duties including: evaluating the needs of clients, developing service plans, building relationships with members of the community, facilitating family contact and maintaining medical records and appointments. Your ability to think creatively will support you in developing trusting relationships with youth experiencing mental health issues, addictions and/or high-risk life styles. Your professionalism combined with solid judgment in the field of child and youth care will assist you in supporting our clients in gaining life skills and encouraging growth. An effective caregiver with strong written and verbal communication skills, your attention to detail and organizational skills allow you to write comprehensive reports in an effective and timely manner.
 You have a Diploma/Degree in Child and Youth Care or equivalent and are available to work varied shifts including, evenings and weekends. You are both willing and able to perform light household chores. Experience working with high risk youth who have been sexually exploited is an asset. A vehicle and valid Driver's Licence are required for these rewarding opportunities.
Closing Date: November 21, 2012

Contact Information
Municipality: Edmonton
Address: 12431 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, Alberta
Fax: (780) 439-3154
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