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Women’s Health Care Assistant, Sue Bujold Floor, located at Bridge Housing for Women
Open until filled
An exciting opportunity exists for Women’s Health Care Assistants for the Sue Bujold Floor at Bridge Housing for Women, a program of Atira Women's Resource Society. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment for women passionate about the work of ending violence against women and children. Understanding the dynamics of violence against women and children and the intersectionality of oppressions within a feminist framework and being able to apply this understanding in your day-to-day practice is mandatory.
A minimum of two years experience working with women affected by violence/ abuse and who may also be struggling with substance use, mental and spiritual wellness, poverty and homelessness; experience supporting women to meet their physical, emotional and social needs while working collaboratively with co-workers and a group of service partners is essential. Experience as a Residential Care Aid and or Home Care Worker and or as a support worker in a similar setting is required. Must have a well-developed analysis of the impact/legacy of colonization and assimilation and the resulting impact on First Nations, Métis and Inuit women; must be open to working with women who are struggling with substance use and/or mental & spiritual wellness; must understand and be at ease working within a harm reduction framework.
Skills & Abilities:
A Licensed Practical Nurse and/or Residential Care Aid Certificate is an asset. Experience as a Residential Home Care Worker or support work in a similar setting is required.
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