Temporary Full Time Residential Worker – 1 year term (union position)

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Evangeline Residence
Published
January 11, 2021
Location
Toronto, Canada
Category
Job Type
Salary
As per CA
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Lubia Lisboa: lubia.lisboa@salvationarmy.ca
Closing date
January 25, 2021

Description

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Responsibilities

  • Handles intake interviews, orientation and evaluation of residents’ understanding of house rules, ensures ongoing enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline
  • Monitors residents’ daily activities and is available for their personal, practical and morale support
  • Accurately records day-to-day happenings; maintains logbooks
  • Answers telephone queries regarding availability of accommodation
  • Performs regular internal and external security checks
  • Performs some domestic duties (i.e. simple meal prep, light cleaning)
  • Performs other assigned duties required to ensure a safe and secure environment

Qualifications

  • Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts including overnights and weekends
  • Social Services Worker or Community Worker diploma/certificate or equivalent with some experience in frontline work in a social service setting
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Crisis intervention training an asset
  • Comfortable working with women from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Community Resources
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team during shifts and physically able to perform walkabouts of site
  • Good concentration skills as job requires continuous monitoring of environment, monitoring security cameras and attentiveness when interacting with residents and recording information
  • Willing to accept the Code of Conduct required for those working at Evangeline Residence

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS: 42 hours per week

 

 

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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