Senior Youth Care Practitioner 19-48
Marymound
Winnipeg, MB
SENIOR YOUTH CARE PRACTITIONER

Competition # SYCP 19-48 May 9, 2019

Rose Hall Permanent, full-time, 80 hours bi-weekly, days, evenings, weekends, shift work

This position is responsible for supervision and safety of residents in the group home, accomplished through daily interaction, care, and supervision.

This position reports directly to the Program Coordinator.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:
  • Participating in the planning, assessing, and implementation of treatment strategies
  • Carrying out day to day tasks and routines
  • Intervening with clients in times of emergency or crisis situations
  • To receive and interact with the families of our residents (and others) in a warm, welcoming, accepting, respectful manner
  • To guide and structure the child's environment by participating in the planning, assessing, and implementation of treatment
strategies with the goal of meeting each child's physical, emotional, social, spiritual, cultural, and intellectual needs as directed by

the Unit

  • To observe, evaluate, and record daily events in order to ensure continuity and consistency in treatment planning and
implementation

  • To maintain professional objectivity and self discipline so that each child's needs remain the primary focus in the treatment process
  • To participate fully and constructively in the staffing schedule, staff meetings, and in-service training
  • To acquire knowledge of youth care practices and to be open to changing trends. (Reading, workshops, in-services, Child and Youth
Care Workers Association of Manitoba, etc.)

Qualifications:
  • Certificate or Diploma in Child & Youth Care (other combinations of education/experience may be considered)
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a 24-hour, shift-staffed treatment facility, including experience with scheduling
  • Experience working with high risk youth, including youth who have been sexually exploited
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate an exceptional degree of professional youth care knowledge, skill, practice, and attitude and is able to teach
this to new Youth Care Practitioners

  • Demonstrated ability to assume the responsibilities of the Program Coordinator in their absence
  • Experience working within a trauma-informed care model is considered an asset
  • Be a well-respected team member with proven leadership abilities
  • Proven ability to effectively manage staff
  • Ability to identify and address staff training needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strength and Resiliency based approach
  • Knowledge of cultural diversity
  • Competence working with computers
  • Excellent physical and emotional health
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driver abstract
  • Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Clear Child Abuse Registry and an acceptable Prior Contact Check
  • ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), NCVI, Mental Health First Aid, Safe Talk preferred
  • Knowledge of Resilience-based treatment framework preferred
  • Knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions, and beliefs will be considered an asset
Deadline for applications: May 23, 2019

Wage Range: F1 Scale $14.46 - $20.29

+ Stipend pay

Internal Applicants: Submit ‘Internal Application Form’ with cover letter and current resume

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 (80 hours bi-weekly) combined across Marymound.

Consider this prior to applying for positions, as employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-

time (1.0 EFT).

External Applicants: Submit a cover letter and résumé quoting competition # to:

Competition # SYCP 19-48

Human Resources

442 Scotia Street

Winnipeg, MB R2V 1X4

Or e-mail: careers@marymound.com or online at www.marymound.com

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Employment opportunities are advertised on our website at www.marymound.com