Community Case Worker

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The Salvation Army B.C. Chilliwack Ministry Unit
Published
février 19, 2021
Location
Chilliwack, Canada
Category
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
scotta@salvationarmychilliwack.ca
Closing date
March 1, 2021
Street Address
45746 Yale Road

Description

HOURS:

Monday to Friday – 8.0 hours per day.

Responsibilities

  • Is able to work in adherence to The Salvation Army’s Christian Mission and Values.
  • Awareness and compliance with CHILLIWACK Policies and Procedures.
  • Awareness of The Salvation Army Communicable Disease Control Manual
  • Participate in ongoing training as provided
  • Supports, advocates for and refers clients/families in helping empower them to become more self-sufficient, and help them re-integrate into the greater community
  • Involved in intake services, client assessment, emergency assistance, ongoing case management and/or other forms of direct service for clients applicable to their case plan and development
  • Through crisis and ongoing empathy, provides supportive counseling, assist individuals in determining appropriate and mutually agreed upon goal achievement processes
  • In collaboration with the Shelter Director, facilitate effective problem-solving strategy to address behaviours of the client/family that impacts the completion of the client’s case plan
  • Provides a variety of casework duties, including analysis of data, progress reports, statistical recordings, formulation of treatment plans and implementation of the treatment, consistent with program policies
  • Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files/case notes
  • Networks with other agencies to resources services for the benefit of clients and programs
  • Participates in case conference meetings for the benefit of clients served; participates in crisis intervention
  • situations, provides guidance and advocacy for as required
  • Provides written reports as requested by management
  • Maintains accurate reporting and documentation of BC housing database
  • Develop and maintain a database list of all agencies and services we collaborate with to help our clients
  • May be required to support shelter staff at the direction of management
  • Networks with the Salvation Army, government and community social service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The employee will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

Dealing with…

  • Angry people
  • Homeless people
  • Verbally abusive people

The employee may encounter the risk of minor to moderate injury or illnesses due to:

  • Physical attacks by others
  • Exposure to infectious diseases
  • Exposure to bodily fluids
  • Sharp objects
  • Other dangerous situations.

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal precautions
  • Current Certification in first Aid/CPR
  • Criminal Police Investigation Check (CPIC)
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in case management and social services
  • Any special credentials specific to the program
  • Team oriented
  • Good interpersonal, initiative and organizational skills
  • Adaptable to change and frequent interruptions
  • Functional job related computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Police Security Clearance Certificate
  • Current Certificate in First Aid and CPR Training
  • Non-violent Crises Intervention Training
  • Awareness of Communicable Diseases Control
  • Ability to relate to and engage marginalized people with a positive outcome perspective while remaining non-judgmental.

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures in addition to health and safety rules:

  • Universal precautions.
  • Immunization for Hepatitis B.

 

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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