SLCS is currently seeking a Full Time Overnight Justice Worker at MLA Centre. As a member of this interdisciplinary team, you will provide assessment, crisis intervention, discharge planning and support services as needed. You will be expected to assess clients’ skills and needs, particularly in regard to their mental health and addiction issues, in addition to advocacy for clients involved in the criminal justice system. This role will also focus on establishing and building client relationships in the case management process. You will liaise with other services i.e. Probation/Parole officers, courts to coordinate care for clients, as well as other supports as required. In addition, you will be responsible for the safety and security of the clients and other staff during your shift. You will work collaboratively with other team members to complete administrative functions at MLA.
You will be skilled at working with clients from diverse populations; contributing to program development; as well as providing education support and supervision to students. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all the applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is primarily located at MLA Centre.
- University Degree or College Diploma
- 1 – 3 years experience working with individuals involved in the justice system
- First Aid /CPR with AED – Level C
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (preferred)
- Valid G Class Driver’s License
- Candidates who are proficient in both official languages of Canada will be considered an asset
In accordance with SLCS’ policy on Police Background Checks, this position requires that the individual provide, at their own cost, a clear Police Check which includes vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment. We also adhere to the French Language Services Act. SLCS is also committed to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. As well, we are an equal opportunity employer which is committed to an inclusive and barrier free workplace, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should an applicant require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform the recruitment contact and we will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.