At Hollyburn Family Services, we empower growth and inspire change and we’re looking for people to join our team who want to do the same. If this sounds like you, read on. We’d love to have you on our team!
We are looking for a Temporary Full-Time Behaviour Support Worker at our Special Needs therapeutic program in Burnaby. This is a maternity leave contract for one year starting in April 2021. This is a home serving a youth with special needs and autism. This line is 40 hrs/week, 8-hour shifts, days TBD but will include one weekend day.
You must have:
Post-secondary education in ECE, ABA, Psychology or related field and/or equivalent experience working with youth with autism or developmental disabilities
Demonstrated experience working with youth with aggressive behaviours and mental health issues
Clear and concise written and verbal communication
Ability to pass a Criminal Record Check and Ministry of Children and Family Development consolidated check
A current Class 5 BC Drivers License and acceptable driving record. Click here to download your abstract from ICBC.
You’ll score more points if you have:
Current First Aid and CPR certificate
Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification
Experience in creating social stories, visuals aids, sensory integration, and report writing
Experience coordinating recreational activities in the community
Awareness of the Autism Spectrum
Knowledge of supportive strategies, needs, and risk assessment
Knowledge of therapeutic approaches
Good understanding of crisis management
A (small) sample of what you’ll be doing (Full job description available here):
Maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
Building positive working relationships with youth, family, and professionals involved in the care team
Facilitating recreational and/or educational activities
Attending school meetings and case conferences when required
Encouraging and modeling acceptable social standards and setting and maintaining appropriate limits
Collaborating with the clinical team and providing input into assessments and youth care plans
Household maintenance duties and supporting clients with personal care as needed
Engaging in frequent interaction with clients, using appropriate means of communication
Salary: $43,680 - $48,880/year plus benefits
Because we know our team is our heart and our most important asset:
We offer extensive training opportunities to all employees. We support professional development and advancement within our every growing organization. Our salaries are competitive and our benefits package for full-time employees includes 100% employer premium paid BC Medical, extended health, dental, vision care, life insurance, wellness days and sick leave. Employees pay their own Long Term Disability premiums. After a six-month probationary period, our employees become eligible for our Registered Retirement Savings Plan where Hollyburn matches contributions up to 3% of gross salary.
If you’re still reading this and are as excited to join us as we are excited that you read this whole posting, then do not delay! Send your resume telling us why you are the perfect person to join our team. Complete the application process below, telling us why you are the ideal candidate for this position by Friday, March 19 @ 4 pm. NB that once you click submit, you cannot come back to your application to add additional files. Please read the posting and gather all documents you will be submitting before you start the application below.
At Hollyburn, the health and safety of our employees, our clients and everyone’s families is our number one priority. We are following all protocols set forth by Provincial Health and local health authorities. We conduct health checks at the beginning of every shift, practice vigilant hand washing, high touch surface cleaning, and physical distancing. We also require the wearing of masks at all times when working in the programs and in public spaces of our Administrative offices.