St. Leonard’s Community Services London and Region is dedicated to promoting positive change in all persons who are or could be in conflict with the law to help them realize their potential, contributing to a safer and healthier community.
SLCS is currently seeking 2 Relief Justice Workers who are available to work flexible schedules in our Supported Independent Living (SIL) program. The SIL program works in the community, supporting adult individuals who have developmental delays and/or disabilities in a multitude of ways.
With a focus on providing excellent client care, you will perform the following as needed:
- Support and participate in providing client assessments
- Manage, prepare and support crisis intervention
- Provide discharge planning and support services
- Assess clients’ skills and needs, including mental health and substance use issues
- Provide in home supports to our clients
- Provide advocacy for clients involved in the criminal justice system
- Liaise with other services i.e. clinical support, parole/probation officers, courts to coordinate care for clients
- Establish and build client relationships quickly
- Complete and maintain all necessary information through documentation procedures and reporting requirements through internal systems
- Other requirements in support of client and agency goals
The role and schedule for this position will require general availability in providing client care during all shifts, including days, evenings, weekends, and public holidays. The incumbent would be expected to travel locally as required.
- University Degree or College Diploma in Social Work or related field or equivalent work experience
- One to two-years’ experience supporting clients with developmental disabilities
- First Aid /CPR with AED – Level C
- Crisis Prevention and Intervention (Preferred)
- Valid G class Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle
- Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is 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.
SLCS adheres 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.