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Job Number:  38144
Tenant Support Worker Lifeskills FT #0334
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
(61 days ago)
Lookout Housing and Health Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 21.85


POSITION: Tenant Support Worker – Life Skills Focus

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SALARY: $21.85 per hour (as per the Collective Agreement) 


    Sunday through Thursday

    Shift times will be 08:30 to 16:30 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.



The Tenant Support Worker – Life Skills (TSW) reports to Site Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Lookout Housing and Health Society including following Lookout’s Code of Ethics. The TSW – Life Skills teaches and develops life skills with residents, in groups or individually. Will work with tenant to maintain and develop greater independence and stability with the goal of a healthier and more independent living arrangement.


JOB DUTIES: (in brief)

 Accompany and assist residents with shopping and community kitchen activities

 Teach hygiene and organizing skills to aid tenants in room and personal cleaning

 Arrange educational or training events for residents if applicable

 Participate in tenant intake and provide support services and assessment

 Will identify challenges for tenant and develop service plans, crisis intervention, administer finances and medication

 Ensure that basic needs are met by working closely with the individual on a long-term, ongoing basis

 Complete required paper work and maintain statistical and evaluative data

 Assist with volunteers and practicum students on site

 Some external work is likely to occur. Use of an automobile may at times be useful



Related Diploma or Certificate or minimum Grade 12 education, plus one (2) year of recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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

Must have current OFA 1 First Aid Certificate

Crisis Intervention Skills Training an asset

 Class 4 driver's Licence 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

 Quick learner and self-motivated

 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, September 21, 2017

TO APPLY: See 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)." External applicants will be reviewed after Internal.


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How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Complete online application form (see link) and submit with resume. Quote Posting #0334
Contact Details:
Lookout Housing and Health Society
544 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 1B1

Tel: 604-255-0340
Fax: 604-255-0790
www:   lookoutsociety.ca/images/Job-Postings-2016/Application_Online_Form_July_2016.pdf

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