Group Home Youth Worker

  • Full Time
  • Duncan, BC
  • Salary: $To Be Discussed

Website Cowichan Tribes

Employment Opportunity

REPOST- GROUP HOME YOUTH WORKER

Reference No. LS-HUL-YW-0119

Purpose: Reporting to the Hulithut Group Home Manager, the successful candidate will primarily work the night shift 4 days a week from 10:00 p.m. to 6:45 a.m. while providing support to youth-in-care, and administrative support to the Hulithut group home team. We are recruiting for 1 full time permanent position, and multiple term positions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic individual counselling as needed to youth-in-care regarding various issues and behavioral concerns
  • Ensure youth-in-care’s safety at all times while residing at Hulithut group home
  • Develop trusting relationship with youth-in-care
  • Transport youth-in-care as needed and other activities as needed
  • Ensure youth-in-care follow regular sleeping schedule
  • Consult with Hulithut Manager regarding  in regards to individual youths’ care plans
  • Consult and debrief with team members as needed
  • Consult with external service providers as needed
  • Type and transcribe daily log notes
  • Responsible for nightly cleaning, washing, and general care of the home

Required Education and Experience: (Please attach all corresponding documents)

  • Diploma in the Human Services field or equivalent relevant experience
  • 2 years’ experience working with youth
  • Experience working in a First Nations community
  • Experience in safety and security training is an asset- opportunity for training available
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License required
  • Criminal Record Check (C.R.C.) required
  • First-Aid Level 1 required – opportunity for training available

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of behavioral and mental health issues that face First Nations youth
  • Knowledge of Cowichan language, culture, and teachings
  • Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act is an asset
  • Knowledge of Lalum’utul’ Smun’eem internal/external resources available
  • Well-developed written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, with excellent time management and organizational skills

To Apply:

Please refer to Reference No. LS-HUL-YW-0119 when submitting your cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Human Resources Department, Cowichan Tribes, 5760 Allenby Road Duncan, BC V9L 5J1

Email:  resume@cowichantribes.com

Website: http://www.cowichantribes.com

Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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To apply for this job email your details to resume@cowichantribes.com.