Support children and youth with mental health issues, behavioural challenges to develop life skills, social skills and/or access to community resources. Will provide individual care and stabilization through clear expectations and positive behavior support and support with self-care (including personal hygiene). Applicants should have the ability to work as part of a team, problem solve, demonstrate crisis intervention skills, as well as have written and verbal communication skills.
* A diploma in human/social services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience. * A minimum of two years experience working with youth at risk or/and youth with development disabilities and/or physical/medical/behavioral support needs or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. * Negative T.B test Clearance * Provincial Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and an MCFD background Screening (Working with Youth) * Food Safe Certification * Clear Health Certificate * Valid First Aid and CPR certification * Class 5 or where required, class 4 unrestricted drivers license * Clear and Current Drivers Abstract. * Mandt Certification (Available training upon successful application)
Milieu is hiring Residential Child and Youth Workers for Full Time, Part Time, and Casual positions in Courtenay. Residential Child & Youth Workers provide support to children and youth with developmental disabilities and/or youth at risk. Youth may also need support with addictions, challenging behavior, high medical needs, autism, FASD and may need assistance with personal care in a staffed residential setting as needed. MANDATE: Milieu is committed to person-centered support and seeks to foster independence, build relationships, and increase community inclusion and citizenship opportunities for those we serve. Our mission is to empower and support people as valued, contributing citizens in communities.