Family Development & Supervised Access Worker

Lower Mainland Purpose Society

LOWER MAINLAND PURPOSE SOCIETY

Position: Family Development & Supervised Access Worker

$19. 50 hour / 28 hours per week

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 by January 26, 2018 to:
DJ Villacrusis, Director of Youth and Family Programs, via email at mail@purposesociety.org

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