Relief Shelter Support Worker

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The Salvation Army B.C. Gateway of Hope
Published
June 23, 2020
Location
Langley, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
$19.40
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 6, 2020
Street Address
5787 Langley Bypass

Description

HOURS:

  • Permanent / Full-time
  • Hours:  Overnight 7pm – 7am, 4 days on – 4 days off

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handles the admission, orientation and evaluation of guests
  • Performs internal and external security checks
  • Consistently demonstrates respect and empathy for all guests
  • Monitors the activities of the guests
  • Maintains availability for personal, practical and moral support
  • Accurately records day-to-day happenings
  • Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed
  • Coordinates guest care relating to security issues 
  • Ensures ongoing enforcement of policies
  • Performs other assigned duties as required to ensure a safe and secure environment

Qualifications

  • Strong service ethic and a friendly disposition with the public
  • Adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • Team oriented and able to take initiative
  • Minimum on call availability required
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Criminal Record Check
  • CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training an asset
  • Computer ability 

 

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

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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