Job Post Details

Residential Worker - Pidcock Emergency Shelter
Job ID: 15743
Start Date: Immediately
Wage: $24-$25 hourly per CA
Hours: 0-40
Duties: • 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. welfare, police, parole, urgent situations) • Coordinates client care relating to security issues; may be directly involved in taking 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 the admission, orientation and evaluation of clients’ understanding of rules; ensures ongoing enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline • May handle finances relating to room rentals and meal tickets, and receipting of same • May serve as Receptionist for Shelter • May prepare or provide simple meals for clients/residents • Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements: • High school, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months (Addictions, Drug & addictions counselling). • Non-violent crisis intervention training • Current certification in First Aid/CPR • Criminal Police investigation check including Vulnerable Sector check • Food Safe Certification • Immunization for Hepatitis B • Vaccination against Tuberculosis • More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience, including, experience with frontline work in a social services setting. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Detail oriented • Concentration - The performance of the job requires continuously monitoring the environment, monitoring security cameras and attentiveness when interacting with clients and recording information. • Ability to demonstrate work methods to new employees, volunteers and/or students. • Ability to work in disagreeable conditions including dealing with angry or abusive guests. 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.
Company: The Salvation Army
Contact: Human Resources
Address: Courtenay
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