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At Sources, we believe that the workforce is a vital resource that contributes to social wellness for our community.  We also know that the skill of our workforce is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant economy in our community and beyond


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MAY 22, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING 

COMPETITION NO. 15-40

POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Casual Status

CURRENT LOCATION: Stayte House – White Rock South Surrey

CURRENT HOURS: On-call (must be available to work overnights 11p.m to 8-9 a.m.) Additional shifts: Mon-Fri 2-8/4-11 and Sat-Sun 9am-4pm/4pm-11pm

POSITION SUMMARY: 

To provide care and advocacy for four adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting.  Assist with personal care and hygiene, meal prep, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medical appointments as well as behavioural and emotional support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities
  • Grade 12 Diploma & 2 year’s post-secondary education, preferably in behaviour sciences, social work, child and youth care,  or community social service or equivalent
  • All employment requirements (which includes , criminal record check, class 4 unrestricted B.C. driver’s license, TB test, medical clearance, immunization form, proof of SIN card, Sources first aid/CPR/NCI training courses) must be valid and current
  • Able to be creative, seek out and participate in a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities, including hiking, swimming, skating, bowling, etc.
  • Be fun, positive and stimulating
  • Able to foster social skills and friendships
  • Be a role model – demonstrate mature, responsible behaviour
  • Ability to transport (using program vehicles) clients in the community
  • Ability to follow a simple budget, adhere to spending limits, report expenses, and return receipts
  • Must possess strong communication skills  and be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with management, caregivers, parents, and others
  • Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management
  • Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce objective written data and reports
  • Ability to participate in tasks, including routing maintenance related to running a residential facility

 

START DATE: June 22, 2015 or asap

SALARY: $16.33 per hour

CLOSING DATE: June 3, 2015

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, AND RESUME TO:

KATE O’HARE, PROGRAM MANAGER

kohare@sourcesbc.ca    Fax: 604-531-2316

INTERNAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED BY JUNE 4, 2015



May 22, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 15-39
POSITION:  Residential Care Worker – Casual On-Call Status
                    This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.
CURRENT LOCATION: Chestnut House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: Casual On-Call Status
POSITION SUMMARY:
Sources BC governs a wide range of programs in the Lower Mainland with the common aim to enhance social wellness for our community.  The Chestnut House program is located in Ladner.  The RCW at Chestnut House contributes to a highly organized, team oriented, and dynamic work environment that supports clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities in residential and community settings.  Support is provided in daily recreation/vocation settings in the community.  Clients may need support with behaviour management.  Clients are active, vocal, and usually highly involved in the community.  Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioural challenges
• 2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, community social service or equivalent
• All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB test, Sources training course, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form, Class 5 Driver’s License) must be valid and current by agency-set deadlines or your application will not be considered
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills
• Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce concise, clear, professional written data and reports and use email, including Outlook, for regular communication
• Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
• Participate fully in swimming, skating, biking, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
• Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to such behaviour i.e. NVPCI etc.
• Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour management, support plans, and instill consistency and stability in a home environment
• Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management
• Ability to transport (using program vehicles) and support clients in the community at their sites of employment, recreation, or other sites and required.  Current class 5 driver’s license is required
• Ability to participate in tasks, including routine maintenance related to running a residential facility

START DATE: June 26, 2015 or asap
SALARY: 16.33 per hour
BENEFITS:  As per collective agreement
CLOSING DATE: June 1, 2015

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, INCLUDING A COVER LETTER AND RESUME, TO:
WILLIAM BRUNKE, MANAGER   applicationswb@gmail.com   Fax: 604-946-8110


MAY 21, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 15-38
POSITION:             Program Manager – Permanent Full-Time
CURRENT LOCATION:  Family Connections Centre - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS:         35 hours per week

ALL POSITIONS DESIGNATED BY SOURCES COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRES REQUIRE A CRIMINAL RECORDS REVIEW PRIOR TO AN APPLICANT BEING EMPLOYED IN ANY CAPACITY. CERTAIN POLICE RECORDS MAY PRECLUDE APPOINTMENT TO CERTAIN POSITIONS.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
The Family Connections Centre (FCC) is a family reunification/preservation program funded by MCFD and operated by Sources Community Resources Society.  It is a 5 bed resource for youth at risk of being placed outside of their family, or working toward return.  Youth are engaged in a therapeutic milieu during the week, and the family is engaged at a parenting and therapeutic level.  Youth stay for four months in residence and families can be supported prior to the residential component and in after care services. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The manager of FCC is responsible for the day to day administration and supervision of the program.  Administration duties include the development and implementation of case management plans for each client, staff supervision, staff development plans and program financial management.  The manager guides the team to create plans of service, and supports the therapeutic plan for each family.  Further, the manager is in close communication, or supports the close communication of his staff with MCFD case workers and other professionals involved with the family.  The manager is able to do non-clinical family sessions with youth and their families as appropriate.  This position supervises Child and Youth Care Counsellors, and the Family Therapists. The Program Manager is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of program standards, policies and procedures and adherence to Community Care Facilities Licensing regulations.  Regular work hours are Monday to Friday, required to carry a phone..

ACCOUNTABLE TO:
The Program Manager of FCC reports to the Director of Child, Family and Counselling Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    A minimum undergraduate degree in social sciences, MA level preferred. 
•    A minimum of five years child and youth care and delivering direct service to youth and their families
•    3 years as a program manager.
•    Experience in program administration, evaluation, and program development experience.   
•    First aid and CPR training is current and equivalent to Worksafe/licensing requirements
•    Experience hiring, orienting, coaching, correction, and discipline of staff.

SKILLS:
•    Ability to lead a multidisciplinary team in effective service and case planning and management,
•    Working clinical knowledge family systems, youth cognitive and physical development, PTSD and other mental health diagnoses, substance use and other normative issues facing youth and their families. 
•    Excellent verbal and written skills. 
•    Experience adapting program based on culture is also required. 
•    Experience operating a Ministry of Health licensed facility, and/or residential facility,
•    Ability to liaise effectively with MCFD staff and other professionals
•    Experience with Integrated Case Management
•    Sound working knowledge of current Child and Youth Care practices
•    Working knowledge of Labour Relations Act.
•    Knowledge of Accreditation standards and processes.

START DATE:  As soon as possible
SALARY:  $28.00 - $33.00 per hour
BENEFITS:  As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: June 5, 2015

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
sourcesdcfcs@gmail.com



MAY 11, 2015 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING


COMPETITION NO. 15-35
POSITION:  Child and Youth Mental Health Worker – Permanent Full-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Youth Services/Mental Health - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS: 35 hours per week (Monday-Friday with some flexibility required)
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Youth Mental Health worker requires the ability to support children and youth to engage in positive and developmentally appropriate activities with peers and in the community. The worker possesses the ability to provide activity base interventions including one-to-one work or group work focusing on skill building and/or support stabilization in family and the community. The Youth Worker requires a demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with case managers and other professional staff. Would ideally possess demonstrated skill in participating in case conferences and integrated case management. Transporting clients also required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in related field
•    Ability to effectively use a computer
•    Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative   
•    Driver’s License and own vehicle
•    Excellent verbal and written communications skills
•    Prefer an undergraduate degree social services or psychology
•    Two years’ experience working with children, youth and their families
•    Training or courses related to mental health theory and intervention
•    Requires experience with, and understanding of, clients and families dealing with mental health issues
•    Criminal record check required

START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: $19.00 – $22.00 per hour
BENEFITS: As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: June 8, 2015

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Tania Crowley, Youth Services Manager
tcrowley@sourcesbc.ca
Fax:  604-594-6641