Early Years Outreach Worker

Job Location: Brantford
Program: Mental Health Services - Intensive Child & Family Services
Job Type: Full-Time - One Year Contract
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: May 13, 2019
Posting Date: April 12, 2019
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reports To: Clinical Manager

Providing Intensive home, school and community based assessment and treatment intervention for children in Brantford, (ages 0 – 6) identified with mental health needs, and their families.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to:

  1. Service coordination and collaboration in developing individualized goal-focused treatment plans
  2. Provide consultation, support and training to families, schools and other agencies
  3. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the families (a minimum of two evenings per week and potential of two Saturday shifts per month will be required)
  4. Participation in family sessions, group work, including evening and weekend hours
  5. Implement client focused activities, responsive to the needs of clients
  6. Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job (written/verbal/implied)
  7. Able to work independently as well as collaboratively within an inter-disciplinary team
  8. Demonstrate confidence, self-direction and sound judgement in the role of CYW

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have Child & Youth Worker (CYW) diploma, or degree/diploma in related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in children’s mental health and working with families
  • A demonstrated ability to work from a strength-based, collaborative perspective with clients and families with complex needs, including anxiety, depression and self-harm
  • Sound knowledge and/or experience in the mental health field and an ability to manage the emotional and behavioural needs of clients
  • Strong ability to communicate concise, accurate information in verbal and written reporting
  • PMAB and ASIST certification an asset
  • Knowledge of DBT and CBT an asset.
  • Current police check, including vulnerable screening valid First Aid and CPR (an asset)
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Computer skills
  • Second language an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and daily use of a reliable vehicle with the ability to transport clients

 

Please send resumes to the attention of:

Lindsay Craig at careers@woodview.ca clearly identifying “Early Years Outreach Worker” in the Subject Line or by fax: (519) 752-9102

Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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Application Form (Early Years CYW)

Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
69 Flatt Road
Burlington, ON L7P 0T3

Halton: (905) 689-4727
Hamilton: (905) 689-4727
Brant: (519) 752-5308
Charitable Registration Number:
119303923RR0001

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