Child & Youth Development Specialist | (LFY23)

Child & Youth Development Specialist | (LFY23)

17 Nov
Alberta Health Services
Fort McMurray

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services

Fort McMurray

Your Opportunity:

This is an integral position as part of our new Integrated Child Health Team. The primary focus of this position is to work with families and children to support their development. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


As a Child & Youth Development Specialist (CYDS), you will provide assessment, treatment and follow-up to children and youth in the community, educational system, and/or hospital setting who are at risk of or have a disability,

and/or have a significant developmental delay. Using a family-centered care approach, you will create, implement and update family service plans specific to child/youth needs, adapting interventions/activities as appropriate. As a CYDS, you will observe, identify and report child developmental or behaviour difficulties and make recommendations to the appropriate interdisciplinary team. You will liaise with and provide referrals to other disciplines and external agencies as appropriate. You will provide information and education regarding child/youth development to parents, education providers, other interprofessionals and the community. You will support family funding and education/services placement applications and maintain printed resources and equipment for child and adolescent programs.

- Classification: Child & Youth Development Spec

- Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH

- Department: Wellness Recovery Indigenous

- Primary Location: Fort McMurray Public Health

- Multi-Site: Not Applicable

- FTE: 1.00

- Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2021

- Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time

- Date Available: 04-DEC-2021

- Temporary End Date: 31-MAR-2022

- Hours per Shift: 7.75

- Length of Shift in weeks: 2

- Shifts per cycle: 10

- Shift Pattern: Days

- Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

- Minimum Salary: $35.81

- Maximum Salary: $47.67

- Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Child & Youth Care or a related field or equivalent education and experience.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with providing care within Indigenous Health and Social Servi.ces

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