Residential/Personal Support Worker

Company Details

Alliance Youth Services Inc. specializes in the support and care for individuals with special needs. We strive to build the capacity and skills of individuals, families, caregivers and agencies to improve the quality of life for the individuals we serve. We provide a wide variety of services including Specialized Foster Care for children and adults, Staff Model Residences, Consultation for FASD or challenging behaviour, and FASD Training for agencies and caregivers.

We are a recognized leader in providing long-term care for individuals with FASD or that have had multiple failed placements. Our Management and Clinical Team, as well as Foster Parents and Support Staff receive comprehensive training and extensive support to ensure the children/youth and adults we serve have the highest standard of living possible and opportunities for long-term success. Our Specialized Foster Care and Staff Model Programs, as well as Psychological and Support Services are available to children, youth, adults, families and agencies across Ontario.

 

At Alliance Youth Services the health and welfare of all employees and their families is of great importance. AYS provides group health benefits to all Full-Time employees who work 40 hours weekly and to all Part-Time employees who have a contract for at least 24 hours weekly.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implement strategies for individuals with specialized needs and/or mental health diagnosis 
Supervise clients and ensure that each client is receiving exceptional daily care
Ensure that clients are engaged and involved in meaningful recreational activities
Ensure clients health care and safety are maintained
Implement and follow through with Plans of Care
Support and assist co-workers with teamwork and sharing of responsibilities
Behaviour management of clients using a preventative and proactive approach focusing on environmental modifications
Abide by mandatory reporting procedures, write various necessary reports
Maintain home cleanliness 
Medication administration
Follow all company personnel policies
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Diploma or degree in a related field or relevant experience
Organizational, decision-making and leadership abilities
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to function independently within the framework of a team
Excellent written skills (ability to write legible, clear and concise reports)
Excellent computer skills (Working knowledge of MS Office)
Demonstrate maturity and reliability at all times and be able to work under pressure
Current and valid Class G driver’s license and a car
Driving clients to appointments and recreation in your vehicle
Valid automobile insurance
Must be able to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check
Must be able to obtain appropriate medical clearances 
 

 

Shifts: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays 8am-4pm or 4pm-12am

Saturdays and Sundays 12am-8am