Anago London, ON, Canada
Jan 21, 2019Full time
Who we are : Anago is a dynamic, not-for-profit organization committed to cultivating opportunities for at-risk youth and vulnerable adults to achieve independence through integration into communities of support. Employment with Anago enables you to contribute to a community where individuals have meaningful connections and are inspired to realize their potential as active participants. You are who we are looking for if you: •Have the ability to work as part of the team using sound judgment and problem-solving skills •Make independent decisions based on Policies & Procedures •Enjoy working with clients of diverse backgrounds, including gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical/mental abilities, and socio-economic status •Establish therapeutic relationships on the basis of respect and trust •Are able to engage in Prevention & Management of Aggressive Behaviour (PMAB) interventions •Can lead individuals through a process of self-evaluation and goal setting with support •Are flexible and resilient How we support your career: •You will be supported by a team of Program Managers with expertise in serving clients within the Youth Justice Services sector •You will work closely with the Director and Program Managers to enhance your growing skills •Ongoing professional development and enticing career advancement opportunities How you will spend your time: •Being the primary point of contact in a secure detention facility that supports male youth in conflict with the law •Addressing each youth’s individual needs •Focusing on positive decision making and skill building, while supporting therapeutic rehabilitation and reintegration •Admission processing, administrative tasks, facilitating daily routine and recreational programming, and medication administration •You may be exposed to crisis situations and aggressive behavior. It is imperative to be trained and willing to utilize your Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviour (PMAB) techniques and Adolescent Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Post Intervention (ASPIP) assessments, while ensuring the physical safety of high risk young persons. •The facility operates 24/7; the role involves solely night shifts inclusive of overnights on weekdays, weekends and public holidays. What we will look for on your resume: •Post-Secondary completion in a related field, such as Child and Youth Care Worker, Social Service Worker, Social Sciences or equivalent (Law & Security, Police Foundations) •Current valid Ontario (G) Driver’s Licence •Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (search conducted within 30 days of hire) •Current immunizations and health assessment •Current Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviour (PMAB) Certificate •Current Standard First Aid & CPR Certificate Level C What we look for in an interview: •Excellent communication skills •Strong organization skills and attention to detail •Experience in writing reports •Ability to establish therapeutic relationships and maintain professional boundaries •Experience supporting individuals with complex issues, including mental health, addiction and suicidal ideations Work Location: Genest Detention Centre for Youth – London, ON Starting Wage: $18.50 per hour plus benefits How to apply: Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by forwarding a cover letter and resume quoting job number: 13-010219-516 by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 to: Anago Attn: Human Resources 371 Princess Avenue London ON N6B 2A7 Fax: 519-435-0062 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Anago is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please email email@example.com .