ORDER DATE..................................: October 10, 2017
JOB TITLE........................................: CHILD CARE SUPPORT WORKER
ADVERTISEMENT .........................: 4010
NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.: 4212
POSITION TYPE.............................: PERMANENT, FULL-TIME, 40 HOURS/WEEK
Winnipeg Child and Family Services - Emergency Placement Resources (EPR) has opportunities for permanent Child Care Support Workers within the various residential care facilities (shelters) within the City of Winnipeg. If you are reliable, responsible, passionate and committed to working with children and youth, this is a great opportunity to join their team.
Under the direct supervision of a Coordinator, the Child Care Support Worker is responsible for all aspects of overall support, care and safety of the children and youth residing in the 24-hour residential care facilities (shelters). This includes services ranging from crisis intervention, assisting with daily living tasks, providing quality care and supervision to clients through emotional support, organizing and scheduling daily routines and recreational activities, maintaining a safe and nurturing environment, performing household tasks, maintaining daily logs and other documentation and other related duties as assigned.
- Experience working with children in a supportive manner as a caring adult role model
- Experience providing guidance, support and supervision to children throughout their daily activities
- Knowledge of child development and behaviour
- Knowledge of the effects of abuse and neglect on a child
- Ability to work with children and youth from diverse cultural and social backgrounds
- Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to assess various situations to determine the degree of risk to the clients and mitigate accordingly
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and establish working relationships with children, youth, social workers, supervisors and collaterals
- Ability to work within a team environment
- Ability to treat information in a confidential manner
- Excellent written communication skills with the ability to document daily activities and prepare written documents with accuracy in accordance to established regulations and guidelines
- Strong verbal communication skills
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Must be able to work shift work/flexible hours which includes days, evenings, overnights and weekends. Schedules are based on seven 12-hour shifts bi-weekly
- Physically capable of performing the duties of the position including lifting up to 25 kilograms or 55 pounds
- Physically capable of completing Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training
- First Aid and CPR "level C" certification
- Must provide satisfactory Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry, Adult Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks
- Experience working with high risk/high needs children and youth
Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details.
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