Catholic Social Services Large


Child and Youth Care Worker

Competition #: 13-105R
Job Category: Contract Full Time
Number of hours per week: 40

One contract full-time position is available for 40 hours per week with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Do you want to be a role model for children in care? Catholic Social Services provides extensive group care and emotional supports for children and youth experiencing developmental disabilities. We are seeking dedicated professional caregivers to work within these supportive settings. You are responsible for evaluating the needs of clients, developing service plans, facilitating client contact and home visits, and maintaining medical records and appointments. Building meaningful relationships with clients and the community makes you an effective member of a team dedicated to client care. Successful applicants will be conscientious, resourceful, team-oriented and flexible. Experienced at providing personal care, managing challenging behaviours, and working with individuals with developmental disabilities specifically autism is preferred. Knowledge of sign language is an asset.
You possess the ability to develop creative service plans for children in group care. Your strong written and oral communication abilities along with your well-developed supervision and program implementation skills support your integral role. You are able to manage client groups, work with families and act as a community liaison. You also hold a Diploma/Degree in Child and Youth Care, Disability Studies (or equivalent). You have a strong understanding of Autism, knowledge of sign language and have experience in personal care for both male and female clients. A vehicle and valid driver's licence are required.

We thank all applicants. If your skill set matches those of other competitions, you may also be considered for other positions.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing Date: June 26, 2013

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