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Career Posting – Youth Resiliency Worker

Alta Care Resources requires a Youth Resiliency Worker who is responsible for maintaining or increasing the level of safety, well-being, permanency and connection to supports available to their clients. The Youth Resiliency Worker provides services to individuals and families that are at a medium to low risk level, and may have core-protection concerns. The worker completes accurate assessments, develops effective care plans, and ensures that their clients meet the targets of these plans. This role further requires Youth Resiliency Worker to assess and interview clients, record accurate and detailed case notes, and develop and maintain sustainable relationships with other professionals in the community.

Alta Care Resources offers competitive salary and benefits packages, an engaging work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to by September 15, 2013.

  • Must be willing to learn and grow professionally and personally
  • Education in Human Services is required
  • Core-protection practical experience required
  • Any experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions
  • Excellent assessment, interviewing, and intervention skills
  • Advanced communication skills required, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with people in a sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, and professional manner at all times.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Must have a well maintained vehicle and cell phone
  • Must be over 21 years old
  • Must have a clear Criminal Record Check and CWIS
  • Have a cell-phone and well maintained vehicle
  • Have a class 5 non-GDL license

Work Conditions
  • Indoor and outdoor conditions
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, running, standing, sitting, and lifting
  • Transporting clients in personal vehicle is required
  • Schedules require work on evenings and weekends, reflective of client needs
  • Provide many different service streams
  • Must be able to conduct restraints in a manner that is safe for the worker and client(s)
  • Work with in client’s homes in the community
  • Work will be conducted in environments that may have hygiene concerns
  • Services will be provided to individuals with many different abilities, backgrounds, health statuses and lifestyles

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