Supervised Access Worker

  • Anywhere

Lower Mainland Purpose Society

35 hours per week

(Full-time)

 Job Description:

 Supervise a safe, secure and supportive environment between parents/families and children, where there are child protection concerns.

  • Provide guidance and modeling for parenting skills.
  • Enable children and families to promote and nurture appropriate, positive relationships with one another.
  • Intervene during visits should any safety concerns arise.
  • Where necessary, transportation of children/youth to visitation site.
  • Communicate regularly with child protection social workers.
  • Participate in Family Case Planning Conference and Integrated Case Management, including monitoring and reviewing expectations, progress and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual or Multilingual an asset.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends and have the use of a car.

Apply in confidence to:

Lynda Fletcher-Gordon, Director of Youth and Family Programs

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