Ridge Meadows Child Development Centre is currently recruiting for a Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Key Worker. This position works from a framework of family centered care providing support to families with children/youth 0 – 19 yrs. of age, who have complex behavioural disorders (CDBC) ; or have /or suspected of having , Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) . The key worker provides support to families by linking them to community services, coordinating care team meetings, and provides information specific to the developmental needs of the child and youth. The key worker will also facilitate parent to parent support groups and provide community education on developmental disabilities as required.
*Bachelor Degree in Social Work, counseling psychology or equivalent education and experience.
*1-3 years related experience working with families of children/youth with FASD/CDBC/ADHD
*Class V driver’s licence and reliable vehicle
This position requires knowledge of family dynamics, developmental disabilities, parenting strategies, and stress management, group facilitation, teaching and supervisory skills.
Please submit letter of interest and resume by October 31st, 2013