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Child and Youth Worker, Relief - Matrix Professional Staffing Solutions Inc

updated on 11:44 AM, August 10, 2022
Province: Brampton, Ontario
Position: Child and Youth Worker, Relief
Deadline: October 1, 2022

Job Description / Duties


Our client is looking for Child and Youth Workers to provide services to children and youth in group homes and community settings in the Mississauga and North York locations on a Casual basis. Candidates will cover shifts as they become available. This is a casual position, so shifts are based on availability. Regular hours per week are not guaranteed.

Candidates can choose shifts that fit into their schedules:
Day Shifts 7 AM - 3 PM
Evening Shifts 3 PM - 11 PM
Overnight Shifts 11 PM – 7 AM.


• Provide one on one and group support to clients in foster homes, family homes, group homes, day programs, hospitals, and educational institutions
• Provide support to children, youth, and adults with various mental health diagnoses.
• Support clients in their daily living activities such as, but not limited to, meal preparation, walking (in the community), recreational activities, relationship building techniques etc.
• Support clients with development of life and safety skills and anger management
• Provide conflict resolution, and problem-solving support to clients
• Encourage participation in activity programs.
• Utilize harm reduction practices to de-escalate and stabilize a client when in a state of crisis and/or presenting with high-risk behaviors.
• Ensure that administrative duties are completed within required timeframes.
• Participate in a plan of care as required.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• A Human Services Diploma (i.e., Child & Youth Worker, Social Service Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Personal Support Worker, Addictions and Mental Health Worker, etc.)
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with individuals diagnosed with ASD, mental health or special needs
• Experience writing incident reports, serious occurrences, report taking, daily logs
• Clinical skills, including experience and ability working with and managing difficult behaviour
• Ability to carry out safety plans and client care plans
• Vulnerable Sector Search within a six month period
• Criminal Background Check
• Child Welfare Check
• Must have certification in crisis intervention (i.e., CPI, UMAB, etc)
• First Aid and CPR Level C required.
• Valid G License and access to a reliable vehicle preferred.
• Ability to work various shifts with minimal notice

Additional Information

View all our job listings and find your perfect fit today at http://www.matrixstaffingsolution.com

All information will be kept confidential according to privacy guidelines.

Matrix is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and hire the most qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. We value diversity in our workforce and in our community and are committed to providing equal opportunities in services, access to services and employment opportunities. Our employees and applicants have equal opportunity for employment, training, and promotion and we welcome all applicants to apply.

COVID-19 considerations:
• All persons are required to wear a mask, common surfaces are sanitized regularly

Salary: $22/HR - $28/HR

Contact Information

Matrix Professional Staffing Solutions Inc
Website: www.matrixstaffingsolution.com
Email: careers@matrixstaffingsolution.com

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Company Description

Matrix is a full service staffing firm providing professional recruitment solutions for a wide variety of careers. Every business needs someone to manage hiring, training, salaries, and employee relations. Whether you sell products or services, Matrix can help run your company's HR tasks.

We offer a range of services, all designed to help your company reach its potential. Whether you are looking for a small tweak or complete overhaul, we have you covered. Our services are available a la carte so you can get precisely what you need.