The mission of Amal Youth and Family Centre is to provide a range of innovative services responsive to the needs of individuals, families and communities. Amal aims to provide trauma-informed, neuro-diverse, and culturally, racially, linguistically, and developmentally sensitive services for youth and families, and to promote diversity in all forms with respect to citizenship status, culture, religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality, age, and ability.
We are currently recruiting in Happy Valley-Goose Bay for the following positions:
Therapeutic Adult Support Worker(s)
Therapeutic Adult Support Workers are responsible for the care, support and supervision of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They engage in relational practice in the life space to create healing environments and promote growth and skill development. Specific duties and responsibilities include implementing a structured daily routine; engaging individuals in social, recreational, and educational activities; teaching life skills and emotional regulation skills; working collaboratively with family members; de-escalating crisis situations; and assisting with personal hygiene.
Qualifications: The successful applicant(s) must be creative, innovative, self-aware, confident, flexible, and energetic. A diploma/degree in disability studies, child and youth care, social work or a related field, experience working with individuals with complex needs, including developmental disabilities, or an equivalent combination of the two is required.
The position also requires a clear Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check from the RNC or RCMP; First Aid/CPR certification; valid Driver’s license and use of a private vehicle while at work. Successful candidates must submit valid proof of residency and proof of Covid vaccination.
Salary: $23.67 - $29.70/hour (includes Labrador Allowance)
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume by the closing date.
We thank all applicants, however we will only respond to those who are selected for an interview.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and organizational need.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $23.67-$29.70 per hour
- Casual dress
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-05-31