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New Job Youth Services Worker In New Brunswick

youth services worker
youth services worker

youth services worker

Company : Capital Family Services
Salary : $19–$21 an hour
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

  • or equivalent experience

Work Site Environment

  • Child welfare

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Private residence

Tasks

  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Street population
  • Young offenders

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer