Community Youth Justice Service Worker

POSTING CIRCULAR: 19-24-25

PROGRAM: Community Youth Justice Service Worker

POSTING CURCULAR: 19-24-25

LOCATION: South Peace includes Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Saulteau First Nations and West Moberly First Nations.

Qualifications

Diploma in a related human/social service field. One (1) year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education training and experience. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English. Computer literacy.

Duties

Works cooperatively as a member of the Community Bridge team, creating and maintaining a positive/ supportive environment within agency staff. Attend monthly staff meetings and meet regularly with Clinical Manager for supervision and support. To provide one to one support to youth age 12-20 that are in conflict with the law. Engage the youth in pro social activities and support youth to disengage in negative activities/offending behaviour. Will provide service to youth who have received an Intensive Support and Supervision (ISSP) order, or have been directed to participate in ISSP, are referred to these programs by a Youth Probation Officer. ISSP conditions and orders are for youth requiring a higher level of intervention than regular probation orders. Also, will give priority for high priority support services (HPSS) to higher risk youth. Support the young person’s participation in rehabilitation and intervention programs such as substance abuse counselling, restorative justice approaches, Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services, life skills, social skills. Facilitate and support the Young person’s ongoing participation in school, vocational training, or employment. Maintain ongoing contact with parents/caregivers. Identify cultural, recreational and/or social activities to facilitate the young person’s participation in pro-social activities. Work collaboratively as part of an Integrated Case Management Team. Transport youth to activities and appointments. Travel within the geographic location for appointments with the young person.

Other Job Information

Will be required to work outside normal office hours, such as evenings and weekends, depending on the time availability of the clients. Must have access to a roadworthy vehicle. Must have vehicle inspected on hire and annually thereafter. Must maintain vehicle according to manufacturer’s recommendations. Ability to operate a PC and related application software programs.

Vehicle Use

Transports youth when required. Must have a Class 5 BC driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. Annual vehicle inspections are required at employer’s cost.

Hourly Rate

$27.54 - $31.61

This is a unionized position with the BCGEU.

Closing Date

Until Filled

Start Date

As soon as possible

Submit Applications To:

Executive Director, Community Bridge,
10142 – 101 Ave.,
Fort St. John, BC,
V1J 2B3

We thank you for your interest and only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Find out information about the communities we serve: Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd.

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