Part Time Support Worker (union position)

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Published
mai 13, 2022
Location
Sudbury
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Sudbury Cedar Place
Salary Range:
$18.18 per hour
Address:
261 Cedar Street
Posting Expires:
May 25, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Hiring Team: Cindy.Bertolo@salvationarmy.ca, Fax:705-586-3294

Description

To demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills and can communicate with internal and external contacts.   Ability to work well as a team member and engage with clients in their every day needs through conversation, check ins, planning, goals setting and timelines

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To exercise considerable initiative with minimal direction
  • To support and engage with client activities and workshops
  • Records intake processes and decisions making applicable case notes and observations.  Contriution to case histories for all incoming clients/residents
  • Demonstrate empathy, concern, and interest in providing quality care and support for client following the facility Mission statement of offering new hoe and real help to those who need it most
  • Engagement with client through meaningful conversation to assist and refer appropriately to our community partners through best practices, the client well-being, set achievable goals with timelines, allowing self-determination and independence
  • Perform other position related duties as required

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This is a permanent part time position.  Mostly evenings and rotating weekends from a core two-week schedule rotation.  It is up to 24 hours per week.   There may be opportunity for some day shifts and additional hours as needed.

  • Congregate and community living
  • Some meal preparation and light housekeeping as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or Degree in a social work field or equivalent field
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR/NVCI
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • 1 – 3 years work experience in a related field, preferably in a residential or congregate setting
  • Knowledge of Community Services and Agencies considered an asset
  • Experience with HIFIS and Co-Ordinated Access considered an asset
  •  Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, provide an original copy of current driver’s abstract for review and verification that it satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Capable of adhering to department boundaries and follow direction of supervisor
  • Understanding of cultural differences
  • Commitment to teamwork.
  • Computer literate, demonstrating experience with Microsoft office, internet, keyboard, case noting
  • Skills in understanding the use of authority in supervision and to intervene effectively in crisis situations
  • Bilingualism considered an asset
  • Recognizable skill in effective time management and organization
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

 

 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

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