Milieu Children & Family Services 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, mental health, challenging behavior, high medical needs, autism, and assisting with personal care in a staffed residential setting (such as a resource home). 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. JOB SUMMARY: 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.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: * A diploma in human/ social services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience. * A minimum of two year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or physical/medical/behavioral support needs or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. * Negative T.B test Clearance * Food Safe Certification * Criminal Record Check for Children and Vulnerable Adults (Provincial) * 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) This is a unionized position with the BCGEU grid 11. Wage range: $19.39 to $22.58. For more information please visit our website at www.milieu.ca If interested please email your resume and cover letter.