Job Posting #: 1848-23
Hands provides short-stay stabilization and intensive treatment services, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Child and Youth Worker (CYW) LITS will implement mental health stabilization plans or treatment service recommendations for clients who are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioural problems. Services may be delivered in a variety of settings in accordance with each client’s individualized treatment plan and service will vary according to client need. The CYW will operate as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will collaborate with other community professionals to best support the client’s mental health needs. The CYW is responsible for supporting general home management including housekeeping, grocery acquisition, and meal planning/preparation within the LITS environment. The CYW will provide crisis support to the crisis line, which includes conducting risk assessments, developing safety plans, and making recommendations or referrals for clients.
Hours of Work
This position’s flexibility in scheduling and shift can be early morning, days, evenings, weekends, and overnights at our 24 hour/7days a week/365 days per year operation.
Preference will be given to candidates who have availability to work weekday shifts from 7 am to 7 pm.
- North Bay, ON
Minimum $25.42 to maximum $30.93 per hour
Salary commensurate with education and experience
This posting will remain open until the positions have been filled
- Two (2) year college diploma in one of the following fields: Child and Youth Worker, Social Service Worker, Mental Health and Addictions, or Human Services
- Related work experience is an asset
- Experience working with youth with complex needs is an asset
- Understanding of trauma-informed, therapeutic crisis intervention and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is an asset
- Knowledge of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is an asset
- Understanding of Family System Theory is an asset
- CPR and First Aid Certification is an asset
- Aware of regional resources, services and funding available that may be beneficial to clients
- Excellent time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Proficient software skills using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook)
- Demonstrated commitment to workplace health and safety, with a willingness to contribute and lead in the culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events for clients and their families/caregivers, colleagues, other community members and yourself
- Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with highly confidential information and situations
- Successful applicants will be required to provide:
- Proof of eligibility to work in Canada
- A valid Ontario driver’s licence and use of a reliable motor vehicle; insurability on Agency vehicle insurance policy
- Clear Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search
- Preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates
As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Hands will engage in reasonable workplace accommodation, short of undue hardship, for any successful candidate who has a documented exemption under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hands’ COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and associated Procedures can be found on our website: https://thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/COVID-19-Vaccination-Policy-and-Procedures-EN-R-10.20.21.pdf
Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.
We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1848-23, to:
Human Resources Department
391 Oak Street East
North Bay, Ontario P1B 1A3