Part-time Permanent Parent Support Worker

P/T Parent Support Worker – Permanent

  • 17 weekly hours starting July 4, 2022 (hours can be divided over 2-4 days)
  • Step 1 wage $33.83/hr
  • To provide prevention and intervention services to at-risk parents of children age 0-5
  • To provide parenting groups and individual sessions in New Westminster, Burnaby, and/or virtually
  • Outreach may be required for both Individual sessions and groups
  • Preference for applicants interested in play-based interactive groups and knowledge in child development
Key Responsibility Area – Client Assessment and Counselling
  • Interview clients
  • Prepare case history and background information
  • Develop case plan
  • To provide support services to parents with young children
  • To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral
Key Responsibility Area – Training Modules
  • Develop group modules
  • Planning and service delivery of modules
  • Teach training modules
Key Responsibility Area – Case Management
  • Assess and implement treatment and interventions with families
  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • Assess length of participation in program
  • Evaluate effectiveness of program
  • Monitor clients progress and provide follow-up planning
Key Responsibility Area – Administration
  • Maintain client files and reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required
  • Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community
Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development
  • Keep abreast of development in the field of early childhood education
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in social work, counselling, psychology, family studies, or a related field
  • Preferred minimum of two years support work experience including work with adults and previous group facilitation experience
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and parenting
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Driver’s License
  • This position is covered under a collective agreement.
  • Supervises volunteers and practicum students
  • Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQI2S individuals, and those from other marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check. We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Must have access to a reliable car

Please email interest to by Tuesday June 28, 2022 at 3pm