Careers with MYS
Full Time Senior Youth Care Practitioner
Application deadline: 18-01-2019
SUMMARY: Macdonald Youth Services requires an experienced Senior Youth Care Practitioner (SYCP) within the Youth Resource Centre (YRC). The SCYP is responsible for providing shelter, crisis intervention, client case decisions and planning, as well as basic needs service provision to at-risk youth, in an emergency shelter setting from a strength-based clinical philosophy. The SYCP is also responsible to oversee the team’s decisions and interactions on shift, and support and supervise the development of the YCPs in a strength-based manner. The SYCP is expected to work together with other teams in the best interest of client’s and the overall mission and purpose of the program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: of the SCYP include, but are not limited to:
- Assesses client cases and problems solves
- Performs shelter intakes, assessments and registration duties
- Provides counselling and crisis intervention
- Performs various administrative duties related to client care
- Supervises, provides service and basic needs care to clients
- Performs general facility tasks, chores and routines
- Attends staff meeting and training as required
- Works in collaboration with other teams and other SCYPs
- Oversees, provides direction, and manages client cases on their shifts and with their teams
- Fosters their line staff in making good client case decisions based on the program’s purposes statement
- Supervises and supports their line and relief staff
- Trains and supports their line and relief staff’s development in conjunction with the Training Supervisor
- Performs some administrative duties related to staff
- Other duties as assigned
- Certificate or Degree in applicable Human Services field and 3 years’ experience working with at-risk youth (a combination education and experience may be considered)
- Current (within 3 months) Child Abuse Registry Check and Prior Contact Check, or willingness to obtain
- Supervisory experience/training
- Crisis counseling training/experienceCurrent Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C, or willingness to obtain
- NVCI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Skills Training), or willingness to obtain
- ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), or comparable, or willingness to obtain
- Current (within 3 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, or willingness to obtain
- Willingness to obtain necessary training as per agency training policies
- Knowledge of Indigenous languages and cultures would be considered an asset
- Knowledge of Strength-based theory and practical application
SALARY RANGE: $36,080 - $54,120 d.o.q. per annum. MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.
HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday, Days, 7:00am-3:00pm).
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position. Please indicate in the title of your email your full name and competition number.
COMPETITION NUMBER: 3187.01.19
CLOSING DATE: interested candidates are requested to submit a resume by 12:00 noon Jan 18/19.
Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L0A1
MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. All job offers are conditional upon providing the following satisfactory, and current (within 3 months) background checks: Child/Adult Abuse Registry Check; Prior Contact Check; and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website www.mys.ca.