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Job Number:  45024
Relief Worker - Transitional Housing Project
Job Posted: Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 June 2018
(61 days ago)
e4c
Region: Edmonton area Type: Casual
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. e4c’s supportive housing programs provide housing for people in the middle of life transitions, looking for stability, recovery, and a better life. In your role you serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support.

 

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

 

A partnership between Alberta Health Services and e4c opened four new complex needs transitional houses back in 2017. Our houses offer a safe and supportive place for clients to stay while planning their next transition. The houses have recovery oriented services using a harm reduction model, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. We are looking for energetic, passionate and dedicated individuals to deliver our wellness focused client support model.

 

Hours: Flexible hours determined by program needs.

 

 Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

In Your Role You Will

  • Provide direct care to residents through provision of basic needs, adherence to a harm reduction model, best practices, and client-centered approach.
  • Build rapport, supervise, and support residents.
  • Model appropriate living and life skills, recreational activities, and daily meaningful activities to enable community connection.
  • Assist with client case work through maintaining case records, service plans, other documentation, and communication with program staff.
  • Teach and model a spectrum of basic life skills in the home and with residents with an overnight focus.
  • Work with crisis intervention team, life skills coordinator, and residents to assist in creating opportunities related to goals within the home.
  • Maintain all documentation and ensure appropriate file management procedures are followed.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy living environment and adherence to safety and security protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Certifications

  • Some post-secondary training in a human service field AND 6 months of related work experience.
  • Current Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current Intervention Record Check
  • Current Standard First Aid.
  • Current Suicide Intervention First Aid and CPR.
  • Valid Driver’s License, registration and insurance, and operation of personal vehicle required.

Experience

  • Some post-secondary training in a human service field AND 6 months of related work experience.
  • Current Police Information Check and Child Intervention Checks.
  • Current Standard First Aid.
  • Current Suicide Intervention First Aid and CPR.
  • Valid Driver’s License, registration and insurance, and operation of personal vehicle required.

Competencies

  • Empathetic Outlook: The ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others; the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.
  • Communication: Comfortable communicating formally, informally, in groups and one-on-one.  Able to obtain and share information, ideas, and problems.  Able to ask for advice, support and accept feedback
  • Relationship Building: Able to build formal and informal professional relationships.  Fosters respect and reciprocity with participants/tenants, team members, other e4c personnel, external service providers and community members
  • Accountability: Able to define expectations for self and others and to act to fulfill these expectations.  Able to self-reflect, monitor and correct one’s own actions, as well as others’ actions)
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior - a clear understanding of ethical and practices. Aligns behavior with an ethical framework.

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At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.

 

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
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Website: www.e4calberta.org


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