The One-to-One Worker is a casual/relief program position. The One-to-One Worker is responsible for the direct supervision of high risk and special needs children. The One-to-One Worker ensures the needs of the child are met according to Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services philosophy, First Nation standards, and Provincial regulations and standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides one-to-one supervision in schools, Agency Operated Homes, hotels, or other locations as directed by the Alternative Care Casual Staff Coordinator;
- Ensures the safety and well-being of the child at all times;
- Manages disruptive behaviours in accordance with agency policies and procedures, and within the parameters of the CFSA and provincial standards;
- Provides supervision with structured activities for the child;
- Provides light housekeeping, menu planning, and meal preparation, as required.
- Participates in in-service training and seminars, workshops, and courses as available.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Alternative Care Coordinator;
- Provides On-Call Retainer duties as part of a rotating schedule.
The One-to-One Worker reports to the Alternative Care Coordinator
- High School Diploma with one year direct related experience. However, a combination of skills, education and experience may be considered;
- Committed to maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times;
- Experience working with high risk and special needs children with a demonstrated ability to interact with children, and establish and maintain a trusting relationship;
- Knowledge of child development and behaviour management;
- Demonstrated ability to prepare detailed case notes with respect to date data and situations;
- Good oral and written communication skills;
- Excellent planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;
- Ability to work shift work and report to work on short notice in relation to service requirements;
- Current First Aid and C.P.R. certificates, and crisis intervention;
- Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence and be willing to travel;
- Must provide a Vulnerable Sector Check and Driver’s Abstract; and
- Ability to speak Ojibway is preferred and a definite asset.
Submit resume to: Sandy Carlson, Alternative Care Resource Manager c/o 20 Main Street South, Kenora ON., P9N 1S7, Phone: 807 468-6224, Fax: 807 468-6643, or by Email: Sandy.Carlson@aafs.ca