Residential Support Worker

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The Salvation Army
Published
September 11, 2019
Location
Moncton, Canada
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Sonya_Steeves@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
September 17th, 2019

Description

POSITION:

  Residential Support Worker – 4-6 Month Term Contract Position

  FACILITY: Moncton CJS - Greenfield House   Moncton, NB

 

JOB PURPOSE: The Residential Worker provides a safe and secure environment for residents and visitors.

Responsibilities

CHARACTERISTIC JOB DUTIES: The incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:

·        Monitors the activities of the clients/residents and maintains availability for personal, practical and morale support; may include providing safe storage and recording of prescribed medications

·        Accurately records day-to-day happenings using appropriate methods; maintains logbooks and completes occurrence reports

·        Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed (e.g. Social Development, police, parole, Emergency Response Team)

·        Coordinates client care relating to security issues; may be directly involved in coordinating urine samples, doing bed checks, room/personal searches

·        May carry out inspection/security checks of property and grounds in accordance with policies and procedures

·        Handles some orientation and evaluation of clients’ understanding of rules; ensures ongoing enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline

·        May handle finances relating for Daily Parole Allowance and Cable fees.

·        May serve as Receptionist for the center

·        May prepare or provide simple meals for clients/residents

·        Performs other duties as assigned

NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL ATTAINED: The successful job applicant will have completed high school, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months (Addictions/Correctional/Human Services).

NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.

 

SPECIAL LICENSES, DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant will hold/have:

·        Addictions/Correctional/Human Services Facility – Addictions/Correctional/Human Services Counselling Courses

·        **See Precautionary Measures**

 

MINIMUM PRIOR RELATED EXPERIENCE: The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:

More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience, including, experience with frontline work in a Addictions/Correctional/Human Services setting.

 

Hours:            Full Time – 40 hours per week  Interested applicants must respond in writing by September 17th, 2019 to:

Hiring Committee

e-mail: Sonya_Steeves@can.salvationarmy.org

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.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

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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