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FASD LIFE’S JOURNEY INC. RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT MENTOR #2016-R183 Part Time in Winnipeg, MB

FASD LIFE’S JOURNEY INC.

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Position:
RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT MENTOR #2016-R183
Location:
Winnipeg, MB

*JOB POSTING #2016-R183–* *RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT MENTOR* *Position Title: * Residential Support Mentor Part Time *Agency: * FASD Life’s Journey Inc. *Posted: *

JOB POSTING #2016-R183– RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT MENTOR
Position Title: Residential Support Mentor Part Time
Agency: FASD Life’s Journey Inc.
Posted: September 16, 2016
Program: Residential Services Program
Closing Date: September 23, 2016
Salary/Wage: $13.82- $16.50 (Based on qualifications.)
Hours: Thursday and Friday 3pm to 11pm (32 hours Bi-Weekly)
Location: Archibald

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FASD Life’s Journey Inc. is a non-profit agency providing an array of services to youth and adults who are impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and other neurological disabilities. We aim to provide the care and necessary life resources that our participants need and help them to function interdependently within the community while increasing their functionality and quality of life.

Overall Responsibility
The Residential Support Mentor (RSM) is responsible for the ongoing direct support of the participants of the residential program; ensuring all program requirements are consistently being met. This includes participating in the ongoing planning, monitoring and communication of activities of the program participants that are in relation to each participant’s program planning documents. The RSM is expected to follow the personnel policies (including Workplace Health and Safety Policies), the operational practices and the goals of FASD Life’s Journey Inc. in completing their duties.

This position works collaboratively with other members of the Residential Care Team including: other RSM’s, House Leads, Residential Case Workers, Residential Assistant Coordinator, Clinical Case Managers, Residential Coordinator and Program Manager. In addition to the Residential Care Team, the RSM is also responsible to ensure positive interactions with collaterals associated with the participants being supported.

This role requires an individual that is able to support the program and team with:

  • High Work Standards: work ethic, task completion, consistency, follow up, accuracy/attention to detail, time management
  • Personal Management Skills: accountability, self-management, stress tolerance, adaptability/flexibility, creativity, initiative, working in teams or independently, problem solving
  • Personal Development Skills: ability, openness, willingness to learn, receives feedback and seeks collaborative opportunities
  • Professional Skills: interpersonal and communication skills, influencing, collaboration and the ability to establish effective relationships/trust with others, within professional boundaries
  • Mentoring Skills: coaching, patience, influencing and modeling professional behaviour

Reporting Relationship: Coordinator

Qualifications & Experience

  • Female applicants preferred.
  • Optimally, two years’ experience in a related role and supporting individuals with disabilities.
  • Previous, residential experience and understanding of Manitoba licensing legislation, regulations and standards, as well as, planning, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Satisfactory Child and Adult Abuse Registry check, satisfactory Criminal Record Check (vulnerable sector search) and a satisfactory Drivers’ Abstract and License.
  • Certification of First Aid Level 1 and Certification in Non Violent Crisis Intervention.
  • The ability to attend work regularly as scheduled or requested.
  • Demonstrated language, writing, comprehension skills.
  • Demonstrate cultural knowledge competence and participate in agency training for development.
  • A safe and reliable vehicle and proof of appropriate insurance on vehicle.

Knowledge of the following areas is required:

  • FASD
  • Community Living
  • Disability Services
  • Justice
  • Employment and Income Assistance and Child Family Services
  • Addictions
  • Determinants of Health
  • Harm Reduction

Core Competencies for all Employees
Respect, Collaboration, Integrity, Effective Communication, Patience, Perseverance, Reasoning and Decision Making

Life’s Journey strives towards a workforce that has fair representation of the community that we serve.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • related role and supporting individuals with disabilities: 2 years
  • residential experience and understanding of Manitoba licensing legislation, regulations and standard: 2 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • * A safe and reliable vehicle and proof of appropriate insurance on vehicle.
  • * Satisfactory Child and Adult Abuse Registry check, satisfactory Criminal Record Check (vulnerable
  • * Certification of First Aid Level 1 and Certification in Non Violent Crisis Intervention.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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