Youth Care Worker
Term: Part Time
Reference #: 20-057
Contact: Robert Robwoh @ 306-751-4529
Closing Date: Feb 25, 2020 - 11:59 PM
We are currently looking to fill a part-time permanent Youth Care Worker position at the Whitehorn Family Based Treatment Home. The program is a collaborative, family based service provided by Whitehorn Homes Ltd through contract with Ranch Ehrlo Society.
The role of the Youth Care Worker is to provide care, support, and role modelling to children with complex needs, behavioural issues, developmental disabilities, mental health issues, and/or other related issues. The Youth Care Worker is actively engaged and fully participates in all aspects of the participants family-based experience, providing the participants with a safe, nurturing, predictable, and structured living environment. The Youth Care Worker is also involved in the implementation of the participants' treatment plan and in meeting their emotional and physical needs. The Youth Care Worker receives direction and support from both the program manager and the parents in the family home.
Education and Experience:
• Minimum of 1-3 years of family or foster family experience with children, youth, and/or adults with behavioural, cognitive, mental health, and/or developmental challenges.
• A certificate, diploma, or degree in child and youth care (CYC) or in a related field of study.
• PRIDE training, Recreational Activity Training, Therapeutic Camp training, or Bronze Swimming Medallion training an asset.
Hourly wages for this position is $22.71 - $29.35, dependent on experience and education.