Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Competition 21-19 Housing Support Worker (Union position) - Timmins (BB-AE7B9)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA

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JOB SUMMARY

: Reportingto the Prevention Supervisor, the Housing Support Worker (HSW) shall supportyouth 16-17 years of age who are in care with a children’s aid society (CAS)and who are transitioning to independence with holistic supports in place. TheHSW will be deliver services through a preventative role assisting youth in theareas of employment, housing, medical and clinical therapeutic services.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Social ServiceWorker diploma or (Law and Justice related diploma)

  • Two or more years of workingexperience in the area of (Youth Criminal Justice Services-)working with youth withinsocial services systems

  • Experience in the provision ofsupport services to at risk Indigenous Youth

  • Experience in the assessment of anadolescents state of health and well-being

  • Excellent planning,organizational, and administrativeskills

  • Must producean acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

  • Valid GDriver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate liabilityinsurance is required

  • KEYRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Activelyengage the youth in decision making and promote the youths voluntaryparticipation in service,

  • Assessingthe youth to build on their strengths and address the protection issues thatare impacting them

  • Supportyouth to make decisions to help minimize risk and promote their best interests,protecting and well-being

  • Youthshould have access to culturally appropriate services, community-based supportsand opportunities to support their self-development and connection to theircultures, heritages, traditions and reflect holistic approaches and supportindigenous youth to remain connected with family, extended family andcommunities.

  • Assess riskand needs of the youth

  • Based onthe needs of the young person who has identified issues of addictions would belinked up with the (HSW worker) internal and/or external staff/services who hasprior work experience in the field.

  • Will createyouth centered service plan, which will outline strength, needs, target datesand outcomes from primarily a youth perspective.

  • Providelinkages to outside service providers when necessary

  • Ensure thatthe specific needs and rights of 16 to 17 year olds are met

  • We offer a competitivebenefits, pension and compensation package and opportunities for professionaldevelopment.

    Please refer to our website: , for posting details.Please quote the Competition No. in yourcover letter and resume, and submit by email to HR@kunuwanimano.com, by fax to 705 266-9122 or by mail to:

    Human Resources,

    Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services

    401 Cedar Street South

    Timmins, Ontario, P4N 7H2

    Please note that preferencewill be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcomeand encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodationis available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of theselection process.

    Thank youfor your interest in our Agency. Only those considered for an interview will becontacted.

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