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Organization:    Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Division:    Youth Justice Services Division
City:    Cobourg
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    10218 - Rehabilitation Officer 2, Correctional Services
Salary:    $981.74 - $1,201.39 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48545
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If you are experienced in rehabilitation counselling and reintegration programs, this opportunity offers an excellent chance to make a difference in the lives of young persons in conflict with the law.

Please note: This position requires flexible working hours based on program requirements. Travel within the community as part of education reintegration planning is required.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Within a systemic change and anti-racism organizational change context - valuing diversity, your role will include:
- Assisting with assessment of young persons in conflict with the law to identify educational reintegration needs
- Supporting therapeutic reintegration plans
- Facilitating the coordination, planning and development of individualized and/or group reintegration programs
- Fostering and maintaining relationships with school boards and community partners
- Providing skill-based programming such as vocational, technical trades, literacy support, school readiness, and other therapeutic reintegration activities
- Supervising volunteers engaged in reintegration activities
- Fostering a healthy and respectful work environment consistent with Ontario Public Service values and Code of Conduct
- Coordinating individual needs of youth off-site in collaboration with the Case Management Team.

How do I qualify?

Your technical knowledge and abilities will include:
- Demonstrated knowledge of rehabilitation counseling principles, theories, and techniques
- Proven knowledge of reintegration theories and methodologies
- Ability to apply technical knowledge to establish education reintegration programs for a diverse population of young persons in conflict with the law
- Knowledge of reintegration programs, community resources, the business and industrial community and voluntary organizations
- Knowledge of youth justice system legislation, assessment tools and protocols to support programming and planning
- Knowledge of professional standards of therapeutic reintegration and rehabilitation disciplines
- Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural diversity and an understanding of issues related to workplace harassment and discrimination.

Your skills will include:
- Assessment and counseling skills to design effective, responsive individual education reintegration plans
- Analytical and professional reintegration and rehabilitation skills to determine the suitability of education reintegration activities
- Demonstrated skills in designing individual reintegration programs
- Programming skills to develop a broad range of reintegration activities
- Organization skills to monitor progress of a large number of clients
- Verbal communication and interpersonal skills to interact with youth in a tactful and sensitive manner
- Written communication skills to write plans, reports and other materials.

Mandatory requirements:
- Ability to work flexible hours based on program requirements; and able to travel within the community as part of education reintegration planning.

Note: A vulnerable sector CPIC is required for the successful candidate.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 390 King St E, Cobourg, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Thursday, November 22, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • E-CF-48545/12
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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