Moncton, NB: Residential Counsellor, Night Staff:

Ritchie Road Residence – Moncton, New Brunswick
Part-time (28 hrs/wk)
File # 17-043

Peel Children's Centre is an accredited children’s mental health centre that provides a continuum of high quality mental health services for children, youth and their families who are experiencing or may experience serious emotional difficulties. Our services are provided in a dynamic, client-centred environment that values flexibility, accessibility and responsiveness.

Our Residential Treatment Programs provides a safe, accepting, supportive environment for temporary out-of-home treatment of children experiencing serious emotional, behavioural, or relationship difficulties.

As a Residential Night Staff you will ensure the safety and well-being of all clients within the residential setting and implement treatment plans according to individual client needs. Working overnight shifts you will provide assistance to our young adolescent residential program in Moncton, NB.

The hours for this position are as follows: Saturday 11pm to 7am; Sunday 11pm to 9am; Monday 11pm to 9am

The successful incumbent will:
* Have the ability to respond to and support client's unique mental health needs, within a therapeutic environment, in the context of a multi-disciplinary treatment plan;
* Demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues and the ability to apply behavioral skills;
* Use tact and judgment in a respectful manner and have the ability to apply these skills in a variety of situations;
* Possesses interpersonal, teaming and conflict resolution skills;
* Be able to effectively follow clinical direction;
* Demonstrate sensitivity to client needs through a strength based approach;
* Have a understanding of a milieu environment and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
* Demonstrate the ability to prepare meals; to clean and maintain the residence;
* Oral and written communication and time management skills;
* Have the ability to effectively assess, manage and to implement a crisis plan to ensure safety within the milieu setting;
* Have basic computer literacy to operate computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet , internet and email software;
* Possess a Child & Youth Worker diploma with a minimum of one year related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
* Have a valid Driver’s License and First Aid Certificate.

The annual salary range for this position is from $19, 277.44 to $22,713.60. As a part-time employee, you would be eligible benefits as well as Peel Children’s Centre’s pension plan and generous vacation and personal leave time.

Please note that all successful candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police records check prior to the commencement of employment.

At Peel Children’s Centre we value diversity in our workplace, our clientele and our communities. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply no later than November 17, 2017.

Please submit a cover letter and chronological resume, referring to File # 17-043, by selecting "apply for this position" below, or e-mail.

Peel Children’s Centre, Maritimes Office
567 Coverdale Road, Unit 13
Riverview, NB
E1B 3K7
E-mail: nbreau@peelcc.org

We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected to participate in the assessment and/or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used. If a selected applicant requests an accommodation, we shall consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for the provision of a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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