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1.0 FTE Temporary Child & Youth Worker

Company: Superior North Catholic District School Board
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary Range: $29.99-$32.41/Hour - Competitive Compensation and Benefits Packages
Posting Closes: Open Until Filed.
Start Date: August 29, 2024 to June 25, 2025
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Location: Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Longlac / St. Joseph Catholic School,

The Child & Youth Worker is responsible for providing an assessment of the strengths and needs of children and youth. The CYW shall ensure that the rights of the children and youth are respected and addressed in accordance with legislation and SNCDSB standards, policies and procedures. The Child and Youth Worker will provide interventions and/or in-classroom support for children in accordance with their scope of practice and in collaboration with other members of the board's multidisciplinary team. CYWs may be assigned to specific classrooms to support complex/special needs children. The CYW will participate in board and school committee work, the development and implementation of Student Success Plans, staff training, student placements and consultation to other staff and the board multi-disciplinary team.

Position Qualifications:
A Child and Youth Worker degree/diploma from a recognized and accredited university or college;

A member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers would be considered an asset;

Experience in children’s mental health or related field of practice which may include residential, school-based and/or home-based work;

Knowledge of the range of theories and practices applicable to the children's mental health field;

Knowledge and experience in working with children who require mental health and/or behavioural support;

Minimum of one-year experience is preferred;

Ability to work effectively with a full range of students, including students with special needs, utilizing specific skills and training;

Strong communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with teachers, administrators and outside agencies;

Ability to provide instructional, behaviour and student support; and

Ability to use patience, empathy and understanding in developing and maintaining a rapport with students and in resolving problems or issues that may arise.

Conditions of Employment:
Successful Completion of all Safety training courses

Must undergo a successful vulnerable police record check

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to by Open until filled.

The Superior North Catholic District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Superior North Catholic District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources Department in advance of any part of the process.

Successful candidates must provide a current satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before commencing employment with SNCDSB. SNCDSB will provide successful candidates with a letter to submit to the OPP. Please review the requirements for the VSC at Ontario Provincial Police - Online Police Records Check.

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