AYS is a home-like environment where staff collaborate with professionals in the community to create a strength based plan that will meet the individual needs of the youth. These plans will enable the youth to develop the skills needed to be successful in the community. These include creating opportunities for positive social interactions and improving relationships with natural support systems, encouraging educational and/or vocational training, teaching life skills, increasing coping strategies needed for emotional/behavioural regulation, address any health related needs, and foster identity, cultural, and religious exploration.
The residence is a 24 hour staffed resource where two youth reside with one residential support worker. The Resource Coordinator provides youth with one on one individualized support and case manages the youth’s individualized service plan (ISP). In case of a crisis situation or when extra support is needed, youth and staff will have access to a crisis worker 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We are looking to hire up to 2 FULL-TIME and 2 PART-TIME positions.
The part time position is extremely flexible and it great for anyone who has other commitments such as family, school, volunteering, another job, etc.
Residential Support Worker Job Expectations
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