ARC Programs is now accepting applications for a Residential Youth Worker to fill a full-time position in one of our two-bed staffed resources, located in West Kelowna.
Working as part of a collaborative case management team, the Residential Youth Worker will provide for the physical care and emotional nurturing of the youth living in the home, and will provide skilled intervention and supervision, while supporting clients to develop healthy lifestyles and appropriate behaviors.
Applicants for this competition will work 8-hour shift rotations, alternating days and evenings, including weekdays and weekends.
The position requires sufficient training and experience to perform all responsibilities of the job description.
Qualifications include a Degree, Diploma or Certificate in a related field (ie: Social Work, Human Service Worker, Child & Youth Care, Community Support Worker) or a combination of relevant training and experience.
Ideally candidates will have experience working with high risk children and youth with complex behavioral challenges, and preferably in a residential setting.
Starting wages, dependent on qualifications for full-time Residential Youth Worker positions range from $23.25 per hour, to $24.25 per hour, with senior worker wages up to $26.05 per hour.
Full-Time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package (including dental plan, vision care coverage, life insurance, extended medical coverage - massage, chiropractor, physiotherapy etc, as well as long-term disability and RRSP contributions). New employees are also eligible for 3-weeks paid vacation to start along with paid sick days as needed.
ARC Programs is an equal-opportunity employer, promotes the diversity of our workforce, and requires employees to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity to the diversity of all populations of the communities we serve.
The successful applicants will be subject to an extensive screening process, including a criminal record search, to confirm suitability for the position.
Applicants must have a valid driver license.