38-CW-22: ADULT LIFE SKILLS COUNSELLOR CASUAL
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
Under the direction of the Developmental Services Manager or designate, the Adult Life Skills Counsellor will ensure the supervision, safety, and support of individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis in a group home setting for up to 3 young adults. The position also includes helping these individuals grow and develop their rational decision-making skills as well as foster and develop basic life skills, knowledge and meaningful relationships while waiting to be transferred to the Developmental Services Ontario program (DSO).
Qualifications and Requirements: A College Diploma in Developmental Services, Child Youth Worker, Social Services or Mental Health related field. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnosis. DBT training considered an asset; Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnosis; Experience in the provision of individual support and crisis management; Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Developmental Services Manager or designate in relation to service requirements; Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s License and access to a reliable personal vehicle with $1 million dollar liability; Must provide a clear TB skin test; Must hold a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate; Must complete a satisfactory criminal records check.