Child and Youth Care Worker – Full-time
Child and Youth Care Worker - Full-time
Date Posted: July 13, 2022
Location: Edmonton
Employment Type: Full Time

Who We Are

CarePros is a leading Children's Services Agency that provides Trauma-Informed Community and Foster Care Placements to children and youth with complex medical and behavioural diagnoses. Further, we specialize in supporting the transition of youth with disabilities into adulthood. CarePros is a highly awarded organization with several accolades:
  • 2022 New Innovators List - People Leader
  • 2021 #29 on The Globe and Mail Canada’s Top Growing Companies
  • 2021 Canada's Safest Employer Awards

The Opportunity

We are looking to hire a Child and Youth Care Worker in Leduc, AB. This will be a Permanent Full-time opportunity. Reporting to Field Supervisor, Service Delivery, the Child and Youth Care Worker serves to guide children and youth to achieve personal success by nurturing their physical, social, cultural, and emotional well-being.

Hours of Work:

  • Full-time (40 hours/week) Monday – Friday:
  • Rotating Day (7am -3pm/8 am -4pm) & Evening (3 pm- 11 pm / 4 pm – 12 am)

What You’ll Do

  • Establish a relationship to guide and support youth through mentorship, role modelling, and positive reinforcement
  • Supervise youth at home and in the community
  • Complete and maintain documentation of daily activities and observations
  • Participate in the Care Team through the ongoing development of care plans and programs
  • Perform routine housekeeping activities

Who You Are

As a Child and Youth Care Worker, you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Direct experience working with youth with complex behavioural and mental health needs
  • Knowledge of child and youth care mental wellness practices
  • Knowledge of processes and procedures for providing effective home care
  • Trauma Informed Care practices
  • Six (6) months of related experience working with youth
  • Completion of Degree/Diploma in Human Services field
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level CPR + AED
  • Police Information Check; including Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 3 months)
  • Children Services Intervention Record Check (within the last 3 months)
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, current driver abstract, a reliable vehicle and auto insurance would be assets
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer and technology skills
Training related to the following is considered an important asset:
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Mental Health First Aid

What We Offer

As a valued employee at CarePros, you'll receive the following:
  • The compensation for this position is $18.10 to $22 per hour based on qualifications and experience
  • Performance-Based Pay Increases - CarePros rewards high performance with increased pay and bonuses
  • Group RRSP matching with access to financial wellness tools and resources
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program – including health, dental (100% coverage), vision, mental wellness counselling, and more
We thank everyone for applying. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.