Employee Recruitment

Current Openings

Key Assets is a non-profit organization providing residential and family-based care and support services to young people and families with complex needs. Working in partnership with statutory bodies Key Assets strives to develop and offer a range of creative services for children, youth and families to meet their specific needs and deliver positive outcomes. As an organization, Key Assets endeavours to respond to the needs of the community in a manner that is innovative, sustainable, proactive, and focused on growth and development. 

We are currently recruiting in Nova Scotia (Halifax) for the position of:

Child and Youth Care Worker(s) – Nova Scotia

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019
Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available

Summary of Responsibilities

We are looking for innovative and creative Child and Youth Care Workers to provide care, supervision and support to young people with complex needs and challenging behaviours. The work is varied and will include relationship building; planning and participating in social and recreational activities; teaching life skills; developing and implementing individualized intervention plans; managing crisis situations; and utilizing daily life events to facilitate change.  

The successful applicant(s) must be confident, energetic, adaptable, patient, self-aware, physically active and able to safely intervene in crisis situations. The role requires a diploma/degree in Child and Youth Care or bachelor’s degree in the social sciences (eg. Psychology), experience working with young people with emotional/behavioral difficulties in residential group care, or equivalent combination of training and experience. Advanced training and education in trauma and understanding and managing aggressive behaviours would be an asset. Shift work, including weekends, is required.  

This position also requires a clear police check, a clear Child Protection record check, a valid driver’s license and clear drivers abstract, use of a private vehicle, and valid proof of residency.


Key Assets Offers:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience (range from $21 – $25/hour);
  • Competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution; 
  • Competitive sick time and vacation benefits; and
  • Generous learning development support 

How to Apply

If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth and their families please send your cover letter and resume by email to: Heather Modlin at heather.modlin@keyassetsnl.ca.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you may also contact Heather Modlin by email.

Program Supervisor – Nova Scotia

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019
3 Permanent Full-Time Positions

Summary of Responsibilities: The Program Supervisor will provide comprehensive and flexible support and supervision to front-line Child and Youth Care Workers in specialized living arrangements for young people with complex needs. The Program Supervisor will oversee the development and implement of the therapeutic program; provide leadership and supervision to the Child and Youth Care team; liaise with other professionals and the community; assume responsibility for household operation and maintenance. 

Qualifications: The successful applicant must be confident, energetic, adaptable, patient, self-aware, physically active and able to safely intervene in crisis situations. The role requires a diploma/degree in Child and Youth Care or bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; a minimum of five years working with young people/adults with emotional/behavioural difficulties and/or developmental disabilities in residential care; or equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful applicant must have a minimum of one year of supervisory experience. Experience working with young people who have experienced trauma and/or who demonstrate aggressive behaviour will be an asset. Flexible working hours are required.

Essential components of this position are:

    • Demonstrated leadership, supervision and employee management skills;
    • Experience in intervention planning, case management and the provision of trauma-focused evidence-based care;
    • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to function effectively on an interdisciplinary treatment team.

This position also requires a clear police check, a clear Child Protection record check, a valid driver’s license and clear drivers abstract, and valid proof of residency.

 

Key Assets Offers:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience (range from $56,000 – $68,000);
  • Competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution; 
  • Competitive sick time and vacation benefits; and
  • Generous learning development support including participation in annual leadership retreats, a diverse core-training package and many opportunities to participate in external training opportunities and conferences. 

How to Apply

If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth and their families please send your cover letter and resume by email to: Heather Modlin at heather.modlin@keyassetsnl.ca.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you may also contact Heather Modlin by email.

Key Assets is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to foster a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

We thank all applicants for their submission; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Telephone / Fax

T (709) 579-1624
F (709) 237-9506

Office Address

Key Assets NL, 495 Water Street, St. John’s
NL, A1C 5X8

Email

INFO@KEYASSETSNL.CA

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2336, St. John’s, NL, A1C 6E1

GET IN TOUCH

 (709) 579-1624

HOURS

M-F: 8:00am - 5pm