Attendant, Community Residential Facility

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The Salvation Army Victoria ARC
Published
April 10, 2019
Location
Victoria, Canada
Job Type
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Resumes@victoriaarc.org
Closing date
April 28, 2019

Description

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

 

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

 

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

 

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

HOURS: 40 hours per week (Saturday & Sunday from  11:30 PM to 11:30 AM; Monday & Tuesday from 12:00 Midnight to 8:00 AM)

Responsibilities

  • Must have an intimate working knowledge of The Salvation ARC and CRF policies and procedures with all actions based on strict adherence to same.
  • Conscientiously observes the confidential nature of the ARC’s service to its clients and all Residents of CRF.
  • Receives all clients and residents in a professional manner.
  • Monitors access to and security of the CRF/ARC.
  • Maintains a calm and secure atmosphere in the residence through a quiet, unobtrusive presence.
  • Conducts regular rounds of the CRF/ARC as described in the CRF guidelines and policies and Procedures.
  • Conducts CRF bed checks as per CRF guidelines and Policies and Procedures.
  • Conducts and regularly monitors sign in/out of CRF clients.
  • Records pertinent information in the CRF duty log, CAMS and OMS.
  • Communicates with Victoria Parole, National Monitoring Centre, and Victoria Police as necessary and document situations and circumstances.
  • Enforces all house rules and CSC conditions to residents.
  • Properly files all CRF/CSC documents in accordance with Policy & Procedures.
  • Monitors and records client medications.
  • Records observed maintenance needs in accordance with the ARC procedures.
  • Ensures daily the Intake office is clean and organized to ARC standards.
  • Keeps an inventory of all supplies used or required.
  • Attends all staff meetings and seminars related to the CRF/ARC services.
  • May train relief CRF Attendants.
  • Provide transportation at the direction of the CRF Director/Designate.
  • Performs light janitorial duties when required (i.e. Room pack outs/cleaning)
  • May conduct groups of clients to recreational or social events.
  • May be assigned other related duties according to the ARC’s needs.
  • Must be prepared to participate in upgrading/training at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent/post-secondary courses in criminology, sociology or related field are preferred.

Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of six months related experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must possess adequate typing skills and be computer literate.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be calm in busy and sometimes stressful situations.
  • Must be well punctual organized.
  • Must be presentable in appearance in accordance with ARC standards.
  • Must possess or willing to obtain within thirty (30) days and/or maintain an active valid First Aid\C.P.R. certificate.
  • Must provide verification of a TB skin test or obtain one within thirty (30) days from date of hire.
  • Must possess a Class 5 driver’s license and able to obtain a driver’s abstract.
  • Must have the ability to understand and be sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Must obtain an enhanced reliability screening from Correctional Services of Canada

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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