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CHILD & YOUTH CARE WORKER-O/N AWAKE, Alta Care Resources (Edmonton, AB) - Expires May 3, 2018

Child & Youth Care Worker O/N Awake

Full Time

Alta Care Resources is offering an hourly wage $21.00, and a new and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to: 3 Weeks’ Vacation, Health Benefits, RRSP Benefits, Wellness Days, and much more to help support your work life balance and quality of life

The Overnight Worker (Awake) position is to provide support and supervision to children and youth during overnight hours. You will work within a team, and be supervised by an Overnight Shift Coordinator

As a learning organization, we are searching for candidates, who may not possess all of the formal skills required for the role. We are however looking for the following capacities; self-directed, enjoys people, embraces team work and is a life-long learner. Alta Care Resources is willing to invest in your learning by providing the support and training in the areas required to build your competencies and capacities.

Alta Care Resources is focused on serving populations that are the hardest to serve and most vulnerable. Our actions are guided by our deep commitment to our mission:

To serve children, youth and families in a manner that builds from resiliencies, empowers changes and transforms adversity.

As a member of the Alta Care Resources team, you will be involved in a highly dynamic human services organization that serves at-risk children, youth and families within the Edmonton region. Alta Care Resources is a progressive and exciting organization with over twenty years of experience in helping children, youth and families. All programs are currently contracted by Area Children and Youth Services.

We may be the right work place for you, if you are a practitioner who:

  • wants to work with youth and children in their greatest moment of need
  • learns and grow on an on-going basis
  • is willing to leave your “comfort zone” and change
  • uses creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills to address client needs
  • uses their judgement and decision making to ensure ethical practice
  • is open to learning human services policy and procedure, legislation, laws and standards
  • wants to work in an open and diverse team

Qualifications

Degree or diploma in a human service field or certified as a Child and Youth Care Worker or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in group care services.

Additional Information

Final assessment of a candidates’ suitability will be based upon the following documents:

  • Professional references
  • Child Intervention Check
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Driver’s Abstracts
  • Verification of education

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume that indicate their capacity to address the needs of the clients we serve. If there is a match between the skills and experience and our agency needs, candidates will be contacted and asked to complete a written application which will be sent to them via email.

Based upon our review of the written application, those applicants who continue to describe their abilities and experiences in a manner that fulfills our agency needs will be asked to complete an assessment. The assessment will enable the candidate to determine if Alta Care Resources’ programs, services and philosophy align with individual career goals.

Final evaluation will be based on an in-person, written and interactive interview that will take place. This will be the final screening activity of the application stage.

Wage: $21.00 per hour and benefits including: 3 weeks’ vacation, Group Insurance Benefits (Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits) RRSP Benefits (2% to 4% Employer Contribution) Personal Spending Account, and many other benefits!!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 /hour

Please Forward your resume to:

Nata Kasimova in Human Resources

By Email: Nata.Kasimova@altacare.ca

By Fax: 780-453-3723

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