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Job Number:  34475
Residential Support Workers (Addictions)
Job Posted: Monday, 24 April 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 30 June 2017
(85 days ago)
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Chilliwack Salary: competetive

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver has current permanent full time opportunities for Addictions Residential Support Workers (RSW’s) in our Intensive Residential Women's Treatment program located in Chillicwack.  We are looking for motivated, flexible individuals with a desire to make a difference. 


The role of a Residential Support Worker includes ensuring the safety and security of residents on a daily basis and providing support and assistance to clients upon entry and for the duration of their stay.  Responsibilities would include participating as part of the team responsible for the efficient functioning of residence operations, facilitating groups, and assisting individuals one-on-one to assist with overcoming obstacles, working through personal issues and regaining independence.


Successful candidates will hold the following qualifications:

  • Degree in a related field such as Criminology, Psychology, Women’s Studies, etc. or the equivalent combination education and experience.
  • Minimum 6 months work experience within a residential setting.
  • An understanding of women’s issues related to mental health, drug and alcohol addictions.
  • Understanding of harm reduction philosophy.
  • Occupational First Aid level 1, CPR-C, Foodsafe and willingness to obtain a criminal record clearance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of related legislation, both federal and provincial.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 



If this sounds like the position for you, please forward your resume and cover letter to .



The Elizabeth Fry Society is committed to employment equity and

encourages applications from all qualified applicants.



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Contact Details:
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
402 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3X1

www:   www.elizabethfry.com

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