Residential Support Worker Permanent Part-time Weekends

Alliance Youth Services Inc. - Belleville, ON (30+ days ago)

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Alliance Youth Services Inc. is looking for Casual Weekend Residential Support Workers to work with adolescents and teens with a mental health diagnosis or dual diagnosis in a residential setting.

Part-time Weekend shifts- you must commit to a minimum of 6 Saturday/Sunday shifts per month. The opportunity to work more shifts exists once the weekend commitment is met.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement strategies for individuals with specialized needs and/or mental health diagnosis
  • Supervise clients and ensure that each client is receiving exceptional daily care
  • Ensure that clients are engaged and involved in meaningful recreational activities
  • Ensure clients health care and safety are maintained
  • Implement and follow through with Plans of Care
  • Support and assist co-workers through teamwork and sharing of responsibilities
  • Behaviour management of clients using a preventative and proactive approach focusing on environmental modifications and strengths
  • Comply with legislated reporting procedures, write required reports as necessary
  • Maintain home cleanliness
  • Medication administration

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience working with individuals with mental FASD and/or developmental delays as well as experience working with individuals with challenging behaviour
  • Diploma or degree in Child and Youth Work or a related field and\or relevant experience
  • Organizational, decision-making and leadership abilities
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function independently within the framework of a team
  • Excellent written skills (ability to write legible, clear and concise reports)
  • Demonstrate maturity and reliability at all times and be able to work under pressure
  • Current and valid Class G driver’s license and a car
  • Must be able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Must be able to provide a medical clearance from a physician

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour