Residential Child and Youth Worker
Residential Child & Youth Worker
Residential Services – QRP-Surrey, BC
Auxiliary (Grid 13R)
Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities. Our strong agency values of advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being guide us in our work with participants and how we support our diverse staff. We place a high value on work-life balance. This is demonstrated through our compensation and comprehensive/fully employer-paid benefits package, including extended health and dental, sick leave, Municipal Pension, and flexible work options for many positions. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program, including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who care for the people we serve.
The Residential Child and Youth Worker is a member of the residential team which is responsible for the direct care of youth placed with Pacific Community Resources Quick Response Program. The program provides short-term (six to eight weeks) assessment and stabilization services to youth in the Fraser Region who are at high risk to harm themselves or others. Core responsibilities include assisting in stabilization by providing basic care and supervision to youth, on and off site; participating in the assessment and planning for each youth; and assisting in household duties. Adherence to standards of professional practice and ability to work independently within a team framework are essential. The Youth Worker will have a sound understanding of levels of care and standards, and both normal and delayed or problematic development and behavior.
1) Maintain a Safe and Supportive Environment and Provide a High Standard of Basic Care:
2) Assist in the Completion of a Comprehensive Assessment on Youth Involved in the Program:
3) Assist in Regular Household Duties:
4) Contribute to Team Performance:
5) Performance of Duties in Accordance with Accepted Standards of Practice:
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. in a related field plus one-year related experience, or a Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ experience, or a combination of related work experience/education with at-risk youth.
- Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
- Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid 19
- Driver’s license (unrestricted)
- Use of own vehicle required. Paid mileage.
- Driver’s Abstract
- Sound judgement and effective interpersonal skills
- Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written
- Medical clearance
- Current standard first aid certificate
- Able to pass MCFD screening hub
- Residential experience with youth.
- Sexual abuse training
- Learning disabilities training including FASD, ADHD, Early childhood education, special needs
- Knowledge of attachment theory
- Knowledge of trauma informed practice
- Second language prevalent in the Fraser Region
Jeet Dhaliwal, Residential Supervisor
Salary Range: $25.90/hour – $28.43/hour
Closing Date: Friday August 12, 2022, at 4:30pm
Offer of employment is conditional upon the applicant providing us with proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19
"Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our H.R. department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Personal information will be kept confidential."