The Child and Youth Worker is responsible to ensure the current placement needs of youth in his/her care are met; to actively participate in the development of a plan of care and/or with carrying out the plan for each youth placed in the group home; and to provide the case work for youth in the group home.
Qualifications and Requirements: A three-year Child and Youth Worker Diploma or post secondary education in disciplines focused on working with youth such as Aboriginal specific, Community, Health, Protective and Education may be considered; One year of experience working directly with Anishinabek youth in a group home setting is preferred; child welfare experience would be an asset; candidates without the specific education qualifications, but who possess an appropriate combination of child welfare experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Must have: A satisfactory criminal records check; ability to work shift work (includes evenings and weekends) and report to work on short notice in relation to service requirements; a valid Class “G” Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle, $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance, a valid Standard First Aid/CPR certificate; and to complete a medical and receive the required immunizations as recommended by the local medical officer of health; must participate in and qualify for certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training provided by the agency.
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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.