Family Development & Supervised Access Worker

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The Lower Mainland Purpose Society

                                     $19. 50 hour / 35 hours per week

(Full-time)

 Job Description:
– Supervise visits between parents and children where there are child protection concerns
– Assist parents to develop appropriate parenting skills during the visits
– Communicate regularly with the child protection social workers
– Teaching behaviour management techniques and positive parenting skills to families struggling   to manage their children’s behaviour or having identified child protection concerns.
– Provide resources and services to stabilize families in crisis.
– Provide goal focused, brief intervention.
– Assess strengths and needs of the families.
– Work with at-risk and marginalized families within the community
– Work with families from diverse cultural backgrounds
– Maintain files in accordance with the accreditation standards.
– Work collaboratively with the funder and other community partners

Qualifications:
– Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related area (e.g. social work, child and youth care, psychology) and 2-years’ experience in the field of family and children services, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Knowledge of child development, positive parenting and family dynamics.
– Knowledge of behaviour management techniques
– Knowledge of behavioral and neurological disorders.
– Experience working with at-risk children and families.
– Maintain current First-Aid and Non-Violent crisis intervention certificate.
– Vehicle required and flexibility to work evenings.

Apply in confidence to:

DJ Villlacrusis, Director of Youth and Family Programs, via fax (604-526-6546) or

email: mail@purposesociety.org

To apply for this job email your details to mail@purposesociety.org