Client Support Worker – Temorary (Casual Call-In)

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Wiseman Centre
Published
March 14, 2019
Location
St. John's, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
carolyn_reid_nl@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
April 1, 2019
Street Address
714 Water Street

Description

The Client Support Worker will build rapport with residents through relationship building, and will endeavor to identify and provide supports wherever resources are available.

Responsibilities

  • encourage and promote acceptable standards in hygiene, dress and personal needs
  • collaborate with other workers  in assisting residents
  • conduct and complete resident assessments and discharges
  • complete documentation, both written and electronic, in a clear concise manner and within required timelines.
  • monitor medication for all residents
  • assign and oversee client chores
  • conduct after hours room checks
  • supervise meal times
  • clear snow from entrances and emergency exits in the absence of the Property Service Worker

Qualifications

  • completion of a university degree focusing in the areas of psychology, special education , social work or a related field.
  • experience in working with the marginalized population in an empowering community oriented environment
  • excellent assessments skills
  • effective communication and computer skills
  • good interpersonal skills, positive attitude and ability to work in a team setting is essential
  • adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • ability to understand and maintain client/ worker boundaries
  • must provide a record of a recent Criminal History check
  • must have a valid CPR/ First Aid certificate

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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