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Job Number:  30198
Hostel Support Worker - Part Time Permanent
Job Posted: Saturday, 8 October 2016
Closing Date: Thursday, 3 November 2016
(77 days ago)
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope
Region: London area Type: Part time
Location: 281 Wellington Street, London Salary: START: $15.29/HR

Job Title:

HOSTEL SUPPORT WORKER

Competition #:

#054-2016

Department:

rESIDENTIAL sERVICES

Position Type:

Part TIme Permanent

MeN’S Hostel

Salary Range:

Start: $15.29/hr

Year 1: $17.06/hr

Date posted:

OCTOBER 8, 2016

Location:

The Centre of Hope

Posting Expires:

OCTOBER 28, 2016

Applications Accepted By

 

E-mail:

 

                     Please no phone calls.

Mail:

The Centre Of Hope

281 Wellington Street

London, Ontario

N6B 2L4

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To provide a positive living environment for all hostel clients. Main areas of responsibility will include providing a positive living environment for all clients, promoting independence and self-help, and ensuring that client’s day-to-day basic needs are being met. 

 

Perform other position related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Completion of Post-Secondary education in the field of human and or social services is preferred; an alternative combination of education and related experience will be considered

·         Experience working with a diverse population, including mental health and addictions

·         Knowledge and sensitivity to the social and economic barriers and issues unique to men in the shelter system

·         Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment when making decisions

·         Knowledgeable of homeless issues with sensitivity to housing barriers for high-risk population and knowledge and ability to link with community agencies that provide support to this population

·         Crisis intervention skills is an asset

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Self-motivated and disciplined  

·         Working knowledge and experience particular Microsoft Office Word, Excel and database system

·         Understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army

·          First Aid/ CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification or willingness to obtain certifications

·         Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

·         May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

·         Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening (where applicable) that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

 

hours per week: [16 per week, 12am to 8am, saturdays and sundays]

 

 

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

 

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

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