Youth Workers - Group Care (Full-Time)

ARC Programsis now accepting applications for Group Care Youth Workers to fill full-time positions in one of our two-bed staffed resources, located in Kelowna and West Kelowna.

Working as part of a collaborative case management team, Group Care Youth Workers will provide for the physical care and emotional nurturing of the youth living in the home, as well as skilled intervention and supervision of the youth, 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 Human Service Worker Diploma, Child & Youth Care Diploma, Community Support Worker, BSW, or other related Diploma, Degree, or Certificate Program; or relevant combination of training and related 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 Group Care Youth Worker positions range from $22.00 per hour, to $24.85 per hour, with senior worker wages up to $26.00 per hour; plus an excellent Employee Benefits program {including dental plan, life insurance, extended medical coverage, long-term disability plan, paid sick days, and RRSP contributions}. Full-time staff also receive 3 weeks paid vacation to start.

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 should have a valid driver license.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.00-$24.85 per hour