Full Time Youth Counsellor

WJS Canada is looking for a FULL TIME YOUTH COUNSELLOR!

Employer Name: WJS Canada
Location/Address: Kenora, On.
Application Deadline: February 27, 2020
Hours of Work: Permanent Full Time, 12 hour 4 on 4 off shift rotation
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The youth counsellor is responsible for supervision of persons served in a strength based, therapeutic environment that provides pro-social skills, cognitive behavioural approaches in conjunction with cultural awareness, case management plans, youth management assessments, motivation/encouragement, education and evaluation of youth, dynamic and static security to ensure safety of the community, youth and staff at the program site. As a primary counselor for assigned youth(s), s/he is part of a multifunctional team that is able to recognize situations of risk and deal with them in a safe, procedural manner, ensuring a safe, nurturing environment. This position requires membership with UNIFOR.

Scheduling:
One (1) permanent full-time position which will work 12 hours shifts on a 4 On / 4 Off rotation (36-48 hours per week).
In Your Role You Will
Carry out tasks related, but not limited to:

• Program Operations
• Case Management
• House Operations
• Community Relations

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• A degree or diploma in related humanities or social sciences
• Minimum three years related experience
• Valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurability as a driver, as well as reliable transportation
• Current First Aid / CPR Certificates
• Immunization records, and a doctor’s note stating person is fit for work, must be submitted prior to first orientation shift

Required Competencies:
• Must complete training and orientation offered by the company or ministry
• Must be orientated on fire evacuation, proper use of a fire extinguisher equipment and emergency procedures in the facility
• Good interpersonal, written and oral communications and presentation skills
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to foster, establish and maintain effective relationships with clients
• Crisis intervention, Anger Management and Problem Solving skills are an asset
• Motivational teachings, programming and teaching skills are helpful
• Cooking and meal preparation skills are an asset
• Computer skills are necessary
• Valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurability as a driver
• Standard First Aid Certificate and current CPR
• Must complete PMAB training (Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviour), within 30 days of hire
• Must be trained in the policies and procedures regarding discipline and punishment of young persons
• Must be able to work shift work (12 hour shifts)
• CPIC (Criminal Record Check) required prior to first orientation shift and every 5 years thereafter
• Must complete intake package upon hire and sign all necessary documents
• Immunization records, and a doctor’s note stating person is fit for work, must be submitted prior to first orientation shift

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com

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No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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