Caseworker – Fort St. John

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The Salvation Army Fort St. John
Published
March 11, 2019
Location
Fort St. John, Canada
Job Type
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Employee Relations, Email: employeerelations@nchope.ca
Closing date
April 1 , 2019

Description

Interested applicants must respond in writing and indicate “Caseworker” in the subject line.

Emergency Shelter, High & Low Barrier Housing Programs

EMPLOYMENT TERM:
• Full Time, Permanent
• Hours: 40 hours per week rotating shifts with averaging agreement

Responsibilities

• Monitors the environment and clients/residents to ensure safety and security; completes regular client/resident status checks and room searches as required
• Develops and implements case management of assigned clients/residents; assists clients/residents in establishing goals, monitoring progress, and prepares discharge plan
• Maintains and updates all appropriate documentation (including in-out and incident log books) related to guests and initiates any new documentation; complete all reports required by the funder and The Salvation Army
• Provides safe storage and recording of prescribed medications
• Coordinates and facilitates guest/resident programming as required
• Conducts all required shift change procedures prior to and after shift change
• Performs intake and discharge procedures for guests/residents as assigned
• Monitors appropriate behaviour; intervenes in crisis situations, provides emotional support and advocacy as required
• Engages in the development of inter-personal relationships that promote dignity and respect
• Liaises with Police, funders, court personnel, community agencies, families, and other staff members
• May provides orientation to newly hired staff, volunteers, students
• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

• Diploma or degree in social services, or related education
• Minimum three to five years of prior related experience
• Strong service ethic
• Team oriented & ability to take initiative
• Willingness to work with people from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
• Criminal Record Check, CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training
• Computer literate

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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