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Job Number:  48331
Women's Addiction Recovery Program Support Worker - 1 year contract
Job Posted: Thursday, 27 September 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 12 October 2018
(60 days ago)
Hope Mission
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $17.13 / hour








Job Title                              :             SUPPORT WORKER (INTAKE)


Based at                             :             Hope Mission Main Building

Reports to                          :             Wellspring Program Manager

Hours of work                   :             Full Time


 3:30 pm to 11:30 pm, 5 days on and 2 days off


End of Contract: 1 year (with the possibility of extending the contract or

making it a Full Time position)







Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.  

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. 




Job Summary: 

The Wellspring Support worker (Intake) will liaison directly with clients as a critical initial contact person and will be responsible for developing and maintaining a professional relationship with clients and house policies at the Wellspring Program.


Major duties and responsibilities:

Build positive team community.

  • Debrief with Wellspring staff
  • Maintain and relay accurate information to staff members and clients
  • Problem-solve together    
  • Assist Hope Mission aftercare facilities, if necessary.Administer medications
  • Maintain and lock med cabinet
  • Communicate and document medications with a designated pharmacy, as required.Ensure safety of residents and staff
  • Regular checks of rooms and facility
  • Random drug and alcohol testing
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Maintain radio communication to keep other staff and facilities informed.
  • Use nonviolent crisis intervention strategies and first aid, when necessary.Complete Support and admission of new clients
  • Welcome and support new clients
  • Process bags
  • Complete paperwork
  • Tour of facility and introductions
  • Assisting in bed-board and data base for accurate registration on Efforts to Outcome (ETO).Support women in recovery
  • Build rapport with clients through active listening, counselling and prayer.
  • Assist in program delivery as required. Administrative Tasks
  • Supervision of client chores
  • Ensuring clients are following house policies
  • Distributing warnings when house policies are broken
  • Enter client related information into Efforts to Outcome (ETO) for and admissions, Support process.

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Christian Counselling or other related field.


Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Possesses strong analytical skills and decision ability
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituents.
  • Able to lead, manage and mentor a small team.
  • Working knowledge of ETO is an asset
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Administrative and organizational abilities
  • Ability to exercise authority without intimidation
  • Self-management skills 


  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith  (http://hopemission.com/about-us/values/)
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide a clean Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is required.
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Vision, Mission, Policies and Procedures.

START DATE:    October 1, 2018







1.   Resume,

2.   Reference list,  


3.   Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry 


TO:  People and Culture, Hope Mission





 We thank all applicants for their interest;

however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send:

1. Resume,
2. Reference list,
3. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

People and Culture, Hope Mission

We thank all applicants for their interest;
however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2L8

Fax: (780) 453-1455
www:   www.hopemission.com

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