New Job Transitional Support Worker In Yukon

Transitional Support Worker
Transitional Support Worker

Transitional Support Worker

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Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

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Job Summary and Requirements

This competition will be used to fill casual positions.

This is an until – filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

Are you caring, compassionate, and passionate about child and youth work? “A position as a Transitional Support Worker could be for you.” Looking for a flexible and dynamic work environment?

Transitional Support Services provides trauma-informed and relationship-based care to children and youth through therapeutic group homes and outreach services. The young people we work with have often experienced trauma and loss, and may present with a wide range of adaptive behaviours.

We are looking for Child and Youth Care Workers who are dedicated to creating safe and supportive environments for our children and youth, and who are committed to working from an empathetic and strengths-based approach. This takes energy, patience, adaptability, creativity and flexibility in the workplace. We are looking for individuals who are able to remain calm and focused in crisis, who have excellent decision making skills, and who are reliable. Additionally we are looking for individuals who understand, and are committed to, working collaboratively in a Yukon, First Nation cultural context, and who have a strong understanding of intergenerational trauma.

For more information about this position, please contact: Mike McLean, Residential Services Coordinator at [email protected] or Tammy Sehn, TSS Supervisor at [email protected]

For any Human Resource inquiries you may contact: Ann Caron. HR Consultant (recruitment) at: (867) 332-6273 or via email: [email protected]

Please do not email resumes to email address above; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment

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Essential Qualifications:
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Post-secondary education and training in the areas of child and youth care, counselling, psychology, sociology, social work or other related fields
Experience working with and supporting vulnerable clients who may present challenging adaptive behaviours and/or clients with complex care needs such as developmental disabilities;
Experience working toward individualized goals with clients through recreational, vocational, life skills, daily living or educational programs in a collaborative and team based context.

Candidates who have education, training and considerable experience equivalent to the essential qualifications may be equally considered

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Ability to provide care and support to individuals in a home or other 24/7 living environment.
A genuine interest in clients of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds; particularly Yukon First Nations cultural backgrounds and a strong awareness of intergenerational trauma.
An understanding of the impacts related to adverse childhood experiences and the effects on development;
Trauma informed practice, crisis and conflict intervention skills;
Excellent oral communication that demonstrates strong collaborative and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrates continuous personal and professional learning and development
Solid commitment to professional ethical practice

Additional Information:
Conditions of Pre-employment: RCMP security clearance working with vulnerable sector; Valid Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent; Current valid First Aid and CPR Level C and TB screening.

Conditions within the first 6 months of hire: CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute Training), and Risking Connection (Trauma Informed Care) Training.

Job Requirements: Working in a 24/7 home-like environment; shift work entailing days, nights and weekends, with vulnerable child and youth clients of various ages and genders. Clients may present with high physical and emotional needs and possibly aggressive behaviour. Physical activity within a home-like environment required.