Child Care Worker (File #16/19)

Posted on April 4, 2019. Region: Kenora, ON

Position Summary
Responsible for the daily care and direct supervision of the children placed in a staffed resource unit. Create a physically safe and emotionally nurturing environment designed to assist the child in learning to cope and function positively both in the resource and in the community.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Responsible for the daily care and direct supervision of the children placed in a staffed resource unit.
Create a physically safe and emotionally nurturing environment designed to assist the child in learning to cope and function positively both in the resource and in the community.
Ability to demonstrate a mature and responsible adult role model.
Knowledge of child development, behaviour management, and native culture.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to work in stressful, high-pressure situations.
Proficient in computer software applications including MS Office, and database programs.
Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, agency policies and procedures
Must be able to work shift work

Qualifications:
Child Care Worker or Child & Youth Worker Diploma or higher
1-2 years of experience in a group home setting or related child care experience.
Current certification in 1st Aid/CPR/AED.
Trained in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
Must be medically fit to work in a group home setting with proof of immunizations
Applicants with similar academic qualifications and related experience may be considered.

Required:
Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability
Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract

Location:


Kenora, ON

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Denise Kearney
Phone:
Email: [email protected]

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