Position: social services worker
Employer: Hollyburn Family Services Ltd

Job details
Location: North Vancouver, BCV7M 1A5
Salary: $23 / hour
Vacancies: 3 vacancies
Employment groups: Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors
Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time40 hours / week
Start date: As soon as possible
Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend
Source Job no.# 2239859
Job requirements

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

or equivalent experience

Will Train

Work site environment

Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate, First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate

Work setting

Urban area, Social service or charity agency

Target audience

Persons with an intellectual disability, Persons with mental health disabilities

Personal suitability

Client focus, Efficient interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Flexibility, Initiative, Judgement, Team player, Positive attitude


• Maintaining a safe and healthy environment
• Working with adults, youth and their families
• Building positive working relationships with the youth, adults, their families, community members, and other professionals (e.g. social workers, probation officers)
• Facilitating recreational and/or educational activities
• Performing youth outreach as needed
• Encouraging and modeling acceptable social standards and setting and maintaining appropriate limits
• Collaborating with the clinical team and providing input into assessments and youth care plans
• Driving clients to and from school, appointments, outings, etc.
• Meet with clients to assess their progress, give support and discuss any difficulties or problems
• Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs by tracking clients’ behavioral changes and responses to interventions
• Assess and investigate eligibility for social benefits
• Refer clients to other social services or assist clients in locating and utilizing community
resources including legal, medical and financial assistance, housing, employment, transportation,
daycare and other services


5-10 people

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Physically demanding

Health benefits
Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Vision care benefits

Other benefits
Free parking available, Learning/training paid by employer, Team building opportunities

Long term benefits
Life insurance, Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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