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Clinical Support Worker

Head Start Program

CASA Fort Road

Details: 2 vacancies - 1.0 FTE, In Scope, Temporary until on or before July 2, 2021

Competition Number: 20-029 (please quote when applying)

Closing Date: July 17, 2020

 

Description:

The Clinical Support Worker (CSW) is a member of the Head Start consultation team who collaborates with CASA’s Head Start Mental Health Therapists and Head Start programs/staff in the community to ensure success in the areas of clinical service delivery to preschoolers struggling with emotional, social and/or behavioural difficulties. The CSW has an integral role within the team to promote the healthy development of preschool aged children and enhance the capacity of Head Start teams to support children and families. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Building collaborative relationships with the Head Start agencies’ teams.

  • Timely, consistent and professional communication with Head Start sites.

  • Ensuring all essential forms are collected and complete; organize the delivery and scoring of appropriate developmental screeners.

  • Engaging in school and home observations and prepare observation reports.

  • Supporting the preparation of documents required for children to receive any additional supports/funding they may require.

  • Participating in the case management of assigned caseload.

  • Assisting with screening/assessment interviews, as needed.

  • Organizing and attending case discussions at Head Start sites and family homes to communicate and develop support plan recommendations.  

  • Attending staff planning sessions, case conferences and final client meetings.

  • Provide hands-on modelling and coaching to the Head Start team and family members as needed.

  • Supporting Head Start sites with general observations and feedback recommendations.

  • Assisting in the development and delivery of education presentations for Head Start teams and parent groups.

  • Assisting with the set up and delivery of parent groups at CASA or offsite (in partnership with community agencies).

 

Requirements:

  • Diploma or degree in social work; child and youth care; early childhood education or a related discipline such as psychology, social sciences, etc.

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with infant and preschool children and their families

  • Strong knowledge and skills in behavior management techniques

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills

  • Awareness of typical early childhood development

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.

  • Strong knowledge and skills in behavior management techniques

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skill

  • Willingness to obtain business use insurance coverage on your vehicle (costs will be covered by CASA)

 

Salary:

$24.23 – $30.51 per hour based on years of experience

 

Disclaimer
We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.

 

Submit your resume: employment@casaservices.org

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