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Youth Worker

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Job Order #: 5670816

Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Term with possibility for extension
Technical/Applied Science Diploma
7-11 Months
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Employer Name:
Partners Family Services

Employer Address:
PO BOX 2741

Contact Name:
Hayley Kennedy

Contact Phone:
(306) 682-4135

Contact Fax:
(306) 682-4154

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PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Youth  Worker. This is a term position with 32.5 hours per week

- Minimum 2 year diploma in CYW required; preference for 4 year relevant degree
- Minimum 2 years working with children, youth and families in clinical or community setting
-Valid First Aid/CPR
-Valid Class 5 SK Driver's Licence
- Clear driver's abstract
- Use of personal vehicle with $2 million dollars liability insurance

The Youth Worker reports directly to the Support Services Coordinator and is responsible for the following:
-Provide intake, advocacy and referrals for youth clients in the areas of family issues, mental health, housing, etc and access to resources
- Facilitate youth focused  group programs in the areas of interpersonal violence, mental health, interpersonal relationships, etc
- Provide services both in office and in client's home community
-Provide case coordination and support to families whose children/youth are accessing multiple services
- Ensure case plans and files are maintained to  PFS standards
-Ensure that statistics are compiled, entered and submitted to the Executive Director monthly and quarterly
-Work with all team members to ensure that all PFS programs expectations are fully met


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership in a provincial association of social workers
 - Membership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers
 - Provincial certificate of registration
Additional Skills
 - Perform administrative tasks
 - Supervise other social workers, paid para-professional staff, student trainees and volunteers
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
 - Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
 - Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
 - Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
 - Lobby for solutions to problems affecting client groups
 - Plan programs of assistance for clients
 - Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
 - Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
 - Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
 - Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
Work Setting
 - Community service organization
 - Social and family service agency
Client Population
 - Child
 - Female
 - Male
 - Minority group
 - Personal or social adjustment difficulty
 - Adult
 - Adolescents
Area of Social Work Specialization
 - Child welfare
 - Community development
 - Education and training
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions


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