To provide support social services to youth.
Services provided include crisis intervention, behavior management, and life skills training, either on a one to one basis or in a group environment.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists case management team in identifying potential problems. Provides input to Social Workers and other professionals with regard to the development of client program plans/ goals.
Monitors client’s progress and well-being and assists case management team in evaluating the effectiveness of plans and goals. Provides suggestions for the modification of client’s program plans.
Recognizes potential crisis situations, analyses such situations accurately, develops strategies to deal with such situations, and informs the supervisor when such incidents arise.
Provides emotional support and feedback to clients (and their families and friends where concerned). Assists clients in attending appointments and provides transportation when necessary.
Provides life skills and behavior management training to clients. Facilitates physical, recreation, social and educational activities. Provides client’s with a positive role model.
Maintains necessary client and program reports and statistics. Ensures that all required documentation is accurate and complete.
Identifies social, economic, recreational and educations services in the community that will meet client’s needs. Maintains liaison with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community.
Performs other related duties as required.
A diploma in human services or related field, or the equivalent combinations of education and experience.
At least 6 months previous work in a similar environment is required. Previous
direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a
demonstrated working knowledge of a specific community based program and
related provincial and community support is preferred.
This position requires the ability to function independently frequently under pressure
while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines including effectively
managing emergency situations. Program delivery activities may require a moderate
level of physical fitness to effectively carry out duties of the position.
Must have a Criminal Record Check completed by and satisfactory to Métis
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License; Driver’s Abstract and a reliable and safe vehicle.
Rate of pay: $20.78 to 24.20 per hour
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: October 28, 2019
Please clearly state the position you are applying for and forward your resume & cover
letter to the attention of Kay Rampersad by email to HR@metisfamilyservices.ca
This position requires union membership.
Metis Family Services thanks all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity;
however, only those considered for the position will be contacted. No telephone inquiries