Youth Care Practitioner 20-07 – Marymound – Winnipeg, MB

YOUTH CARE PRACTITIONER

Competition # YCP 20-07 September 22, 2020

Matheson Permanent, part-time, 40 hours bi-weekly; overnights

Marymound is a non-profit organization offering programming and services to children, youth and families in Manitoba using a

strength-based and trauma-informed approach. We believe in finding the good in every young person who walks through our doors.

Marymound is guided by its core values: Courage, Collaboration, Respect, Compassion and Spirituality.

Our ideal team member is passionate about making a difference and is committed to empowering the young people we support. We

are looking for individuals who will positively contribute to an inclusive, non-judgmental and fun environment. Marymounders are

leaders who are confident, resilient and open to trying new things. If you join our team, you can expect a challenging, yet rewarding

and fulfilling career.

Reporting directly to the Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for supervision and safety of residents in the group home,

accomplished through daily interaction, care, and supervision.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:

Being aware of each resident’s needs (physical, emotional, and spiritual)

Relating positively and therapeutically to each resident

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 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.)

Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Certificate or diploma in Child & Youth Care (other combinations of education and experience may be considered)

Two years experience working with at risk youth

Knowledge of Crisis Intervention Therapy and Skills

Knowledge in the area of Mental Health

Ability to actively contribute to and work effectively as part of a team

Strong counseling skills and experience in Behavior management

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent physical and emotional health

Strength and Resiliency based approach

Valid driver’s license and acceptable driver abstract

CPR/Emergency First Aid

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, a clear Child Abuse Registry Check and acceptable Prior Contact checks

ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), NVCI, Mental Health First Aid, Safe Talk preferred

Knowledge of Resilience preferred

Knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions, and beliefs will be considered an asset.

Marymound offers: competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and pension package for qualified positions, opportunities for growth

and advancement, professional development opportunities, wellness programming, fun events including a yearly staff retreat and staff

BBQ’s, access to Elders and Indigenous Cultural Services and much more!

Deadline for applications: Open until filled

Salary Range: F1 Scale $14.46-20.29

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

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

Competition No. YCP 20-07

Human Resources

442 Scotia Street

Winnipeg, MB R2V 1X4

Or e-mail: careers@marymound.com

Or online at https://www.marymound.com/main/employment-volunteer/available-opportunities/

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

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