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Job Number:  35133
Outreach (HIV) Temp FT #0208
Job Posted: Friday, 19 May 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 25 May 2017
(58 days ago)
Lookout Emergency Aid Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 21.42

 

NOTICE: JOB POSTING #0208

POSITION: OUTREACH WORKER - (HIV) 1 Full Time Al Mitchell Place

 

SALARY: $21.53 to 23.35 depending upon applicants' length of seniority (as per the Collective Agreement)

 

HOURS AND DAYS OF WORK:

Monday through Friday

Shift times will be between 09:30 to 17:30 hrs.

Shifts are 7.25 hours in length

 Days of rest shall be consecutive. Schedule may change with two weeks’ notice

 Probationary/ qualifying period will be 488 hours with mid and end point reviews.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Outreach Worker reports to the Site Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Lookout Emergency Aid Society including following Lookout’s Code of Ethics. Outreach workers provide a variety of support, direction, assistance and advocacy services to clients living with HIV/AIDS. The Outreach Worker provides support and advocacy for treatment and follow- up services and to reduce the potential of hospitalisation.

JOB DUTIES: (in brief)

 Provide support, assistance and work with clients living with HIV/AIDS

 Will work on securing and maintaining stable, independent living situations where possible

 Will discuss, isolate and assess issues and develop a flexible plan of action

 Will ensure basic needs of clients are met and network, as needed, with community services

 Will provide crisis intervention and emergency situations as necessary, ensure no harm to client

 Complete required records and maintain statistical data

 Provide assistance for new staff, volunteers or students

 Job duties are complex and may have a few disagreeable factors

 

QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCE:

Related Diploma or Certificate or minimum Grade 12 education, plus two (2) years of recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience and prefer a minimum of one (1) year case management experience.

 Familiarity with community resources, particularly addiction, mental health, welfare and harm reduction.

Must have current OFA 1 First Aid Certificate

Must have a Class 4 Drivers’ Licence and Drivers’ Abstract

Crisis Intervention Skills Training an asset

 Ability to work independently or in a team setting

 Strong ability to manage stress and organize workload

 Excellent communication, writing and documentation and organizational skills.

 Understands and maintain clientele/worker boundaries

 Ability to work with disadvantaged and challenging adults in a diverse environment

 Strong physical and mental ability to perform work tasks and operate job related equipment.

 Minimum of two years sobriety required

 Criminal Record Clearance – vulnerable sector

 

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until 17:00 hours, May 25, 2017

TO APPLY: Refer to instructions in this job ad

  

 

"All employees, including laid off and displaced employees, are entitled to apply on the vacancy and be considered pursuant to the provisions of Article 12.9 (Selection Criteria)." Internal applicants must notify manager of intent to apply. External applicants will be reviewed after Internal.

ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WELCOME TO APPLY. THOSE SHORT-LISTED WILL BE CONTACTED

c. BCGEU, Shop Steward

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Complete Application form (see link beside) and submit with resume. Quote posting #0147
Contact Details:
Lookout Emergency Aid Society
429 Alexander St
Vancouver, BC, V6A 1C6

Tel: 604-255-0340
E-mail:
www:   www.lookoutsociety.ca/about-us/careers/current-postings


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