Community Corrections Support Worker-CRF

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Published
September 12, 2021
Location
Victoria, BC
Job Type
Casual  
Competition #
202123
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Victoria ARC
Salary Range:
$22.69 - $23.69 per hour
Address:
525 Johnson Street, Victoria BC
Posting Expires:
Open until filled
Applications Accepted By:
Email: resumes@victoriaarc.org or by fax at: 250-384-8412 or in person. Please mention ‘Community Corrections Support Worker -CRF’ in the subject line of your email.

Description

The Community Corrections Support Worker will act as a member of the CRF team, exchanging information with the case management team, assisting residents with their needs, and ensuring that the facility’s rounds, curfews, and check-ins are completed according to CRF policy.

Hours:

  • Variable, to be decided by the Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must develop an intimate working knowledge of Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) Statement of Work, CRF Policy and Procedure manual, and in-house CRF rules, with all actions based on strict adherence to policy.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of all CRF and ARC clientele.
  • Receives all clients and residents in a professional
  • Monitors access to and security of the CRF/ARC.
  • Maintains a calm and secure atmosphere in the residence through a quiet, unobtrusive
  • Conducts regular rounds of the CRF/ARC as described in the CRF guidelines and policies and
  • Conducts CRF bed checks as per CRF guidelines and Policies and
  • Conducts and monitors the sign-in and out sheets belonging to each CRF resident.
  • Records pertinent information in the CRF duty log and Case Administration Management System (CAMS).
  • Communicates with Victoria Parole, National Monitoring Centre (NMC), and Victoria Police as necessary and document situations and incidents.
  • Enforces CRF in-house rules and parole conditions, according to the Policy and Procedures manual and the Statement of Work.
  • Properly files all CRF/CSC documents in accordance with Policy &
  • Maintaining an accurate medication access log. The medication access log must include the client's name, date, and time at which he/she accessed their medication, client, and staff initials.
  • Records observed maintenance needs in accordance with the ARC
  • Ensures that the Intake office is clean and organized to ARC standards.
  • Attends all CRF staff meetings, seminars, and training as directed.
  • Provide transportation at the direction of the CRF Director/Designate.
  • Performs light janitorial duties when required (i.e. room pack-outs/cleaning)
  • May be assigned other related duties according to the CRF’s needs.
  • Must be prepared to participate in upgrading/training at the discretion of CRF Management.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of six months related

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and in crisis situations
  • Ability to work with a diverse clientele possessing a range of needs and barriers
  • Ability to discern baseline behaviors and any deviations concerning substance use or mental health
  • Must possess adequate typing skills and be a computer
  • Must have strong and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be confident in the ability to utilize de-escalation techniques and non-violent crisis intervention skills.
  • Must be punctual, organized, and able to adjust to operational demands.
  • Must be presentable in appearance in accordance with ARC
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain within thirty (30) days and/or maintain an active valid First Aid/C.P.R.
  • Must provide verification of a TB skin test or obtain one within thirty (30) days from the date of
  • Must possess a Class 5 driver’s license and be able to obtain a driver’s abstract.
  • Must have the ability to understand and be sensitive to cultural
  • Must obtain an enhanced reliability screening from Correctional Services of Canada

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

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

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. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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