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Job Number:  55641
Addictions Support Worker-Relief
Job Posted: Wednesday, 3 July 2019
Closing Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
(in 6 days)
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: Abbotsford Salary: (not entered)

Position               :         Addictions Support Worker                             Closing Date       :     Open until filled

Type                     :         On Call  (varied shifts/round-the-clock)          Location              :     Abbotsford

Nature of Work    :         AM/PM, Weekend & Statutory                         Posting #1           :     2303-072019

                                        holidays

 

We are a human rights and social services charitable not-for-profit agency for women and girls affected by the justice system.

 

EFry is committed to the belief that people are willing and able to take responsibility for their own lives if provided with the resources, opportunities and skills to do so. We value working together with others who are committed to equality, fairness, and opportunity for those we serve.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage the overall functioning of the treatment program and the residents
  • Establish rapport and provide a warm, safe supportive environment for women
  • Record all activities and interactions with participants as part of ongoing case management
  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of residence to ensure quality control for all equipment and maximum cleaning effectiveness in adherence to licensing regulations
  • Establish care plans with an emphasis on relapse prevention
  • Facilitate psychoeducational groups

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

  • 4th Year student or completion of 4 year post- secondary degree or combination of diploma & field experience in Social Services
  • Registered Care Aid Designation is appropriate for overnight positions
  • Proven knowledge related to addictions and mental health
  • Minimum one year previous experience in a residential environment preferably with addictions
  • Experience working in a licensed facility would be an asset

 

SKILL & ABILITIES

 

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • TB Test, Food Safe Level 1 and Standard First Aid with CPR, and Dr’s Note of fitness required
  • Local Police search and Provincial Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Clearance required
  • Enhanced Security Screening required
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Clear and current driver’s abstract

 

Efry actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons. 

 

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to  

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.  No phone calls please.

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