CURRENT POSITIONS

Infant and Early Years Interventionist(s)

Posted April 6, 2021

Join an exciting new Early Intervention expansion with the Early Years Wellness-Infant and Early Years Mental Health Program.

The overall goal of this position is to reach vulnerable children in the required age group who have not yet accessed mainstream services; providing an initial assessment to determine the need for ongoing Infant Mental Health services. The successful candidate must be willing and able to collaborate and integrate services with MCFD Child and Youth Mental health, and other community agencies serving this population.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and IDP Diploma.  A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered for this position (Infant Mental Health, Behavioural Analyst, Social Worker, Child Development, Child and Youth Care) preferred.

Relevant education and experience with ASQ, PCIT, Touchpoints Training and Circle of Security are important to the position.  If the candidate does not have the above education and experience, he or she must be willing to work towards gaining this qualification.

Knowledge of and experience working in environments that are trauma-informed and culturally safe.

Relevant experience working with Aboriginal infants and children in a family-centered environment is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Ability to work with vulnerable infants and young children and their families which includes a base of understanding of Aboriginal culture and teachings
  • Skills with:  ASQ; PCIT; Touchpoints Training; Circle of Security Parenting; Infant Massage; Wait, Watch and Wonder
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work both independently and as a multi-disciplinary team member
  • Ability and commitment to work towards an integrated system of care to best support young families
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Vehicle that meets ICBC annual inspection standards, and valid Driver’s License

Wage is per HSA professional sector, Grid 8
Status: 28 hours per week
Program: Infant and Early Years Mental Health

Start date: TBD
Closing date: April 14, 2021

Resumes and references to: Cindy Xavier, Executive Director, cindy@cvcda.ca

Infant and Early Years Interventionist

Posted April 6, 2021

Join an exciting new Early Intervention expansion with the Early Years Wellness-Infant and Early Years Mental Health Program.

The overall goal of this position is to reach vulnerable children in the required age group who have not yet accessed mainstream services; providing an initial assessment to determine the need for ongoing Infant Mental Health services. The successful candidate must be willing and able to collaborate and integrate services with MCFD Child and Youth Mental health, and other community agencies serving this population.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and IDP Diploma.  A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered for this position (Infant Mental Health, Behavioural Analyst, Social Worker, Child Development, Child and Youth Care) preferred.

Relevant education and experience with ASQ, PCIT, Touchpoints Training and Circle of Security are important to the position.  If the candidate does not have the above education and experience, he or she must be willing to work towards gaining this qualification.

Knowledge of and experience working in environments that are trauma-informed and culturally safe.

Relevant experience working with Aboriginal infants and children in a family-centered environment is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Ability to work with vulnerable infants and young children and their families which includes a base of understanding of Aboriginal culture and teachings
  • Skills with:  ASQ; PCIT; Touchpoints Training; Circle of Security Parenting; Infant Massage; Wait, Watch and Wonder
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work both independently and as a multi-disciplinary team member
  • Ability and commitment to work towards an integrated system of care to best support young families
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Vehicle that meets ICBC annual inspection standards, and valid Driver’s License

Wage is per HSA professional sector, Grid 8
Status: 22.5 hours per week
Program: Infant and Early Years Mental Health

Start date: TBD
Closing date: April 14, 2021

Resumes and references to: Cindy Xavier, Executive Director, cindy@cvcda.ca