• Child and Youth Care Worker

    Posted: 05/18/2020

    Child and Youth Care Worker
    · Carepros - Edmonton, Alberta

    Employment Type Temporary Casual
    Minimum Experience Mid-level
    Compensation $16 - $20

    Setting a new industry standard for caregivers!

    Who We Are
    CarePros is a rapidly growing home care agency based in Edmonton, AB. At CarePros, we are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for our client’s and their loved ones. We deliver the highest level of care by leveraging leading edge technologies, cultural competency, and compassion from the best caregivers in industry. To maintain our place as an industry leader, we believe in continuously adapting our delivery model by implementing evidence-based practices from newly published research into training programs.

    Quality home care is a fundamental human need; it gives us peace of mind that in the event of illness or tragedy, our loved ones will be taken care of. CarePros strives to hire the best and we value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration. What makes CarePros special is how much we encourage independent decision making, sharing of information, and respect candid discussion. We want great people working together as a team and that makes us fun, flexible, creative, collaborative, and successful.

    The Opportunity
    We are currently looking to hire a Child and Youth Care Worker in Edmonton, AB. This will be a temporary casual opportunity with the possibility of extension at the end of the probationary period. 

    The successful applicant must have the ability to be flexible in scheduling, and available for scheduling any day of the week

    Who You Are
    As a Child and Youth Care Worker, you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    Knowledge of child and youth care mental wellness practices and the processes and procedures involved in providing effective home care.
    Knowledge of CPR and First Aid techniques needed to assess and treat injuries.
    Proficiency in the English language, with the ability to comprehend instructions and communicate in a clear and logical manner.
    Ability to actively listen, identify needs, and provide solutions to the client.
    Recognize and understand emotions and handle situations with empathy.
    Build and maintain cooperative and constructive relationships. 
    A post-secondary education specializing in Child and Youth Care or a related field. Related fields include a diploma, degree, or certificate in Social Work, Psychology, community addictions or mental health, follow-up support work, or education
    1-3 years experience working with children with complex behavioural needs.
    Comfortable working in the client's home. 

    Other qualifications include:
    You are certified in First Aid and certified as a CPR Level C.
    You have a valid and current Class 5 Drivers License and proper vehicle insurance coverage.
    You have passed a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check. 
    You have the physical wellness and mental health awareness to handle daily exercise routine and other requirements as prescribed by the care plan and a high capacity for managing stressful situations. 

    We thank everyone for applying, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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