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Job Number:  56486
Casual Community Living Residence Worker (Mental Health)
Job Posted: Friday, 2 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 30 August 2019
(in 9 days)
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Coquitlam Salary: $22.02 - $25.65

ABOUT US

The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC (JHSLM) is a registered non-profit charitable organization which provides assistance with housing, life-skills, and community-based support with the goal of help individuals to achieve greater independence and value their positive contributions to society.

 

While our agency’s traditional client base is persons who are in conflict with the law, through our long history of service delivery we have developed an expertise in prevention by supporting persons with complex needs facing multiple barriers, those experiencing chronic homelessness, substance misuse, barriers to employment and/or housing, and complex needs including addictions, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, mental health issues and/or developmental disabilities.

 

Our Vision is "A safe, healthy and inclusive community for all". Please visit our website for further information www.jhslmbc.ca.

 

LOCATION

Coquitlam 

 

SHIFTS

Morning: 0800-1600

Evening: 1600-0000

Nights: 0000-0800

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Residence Worker provides casework support to residents with developmental disabilities, concurrent disorders, substance misuse, spectrum disorders and/or criminal justice involvement under the care of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC). The worker will assist in enhancing individual's quality of life, ensuring the safe and orderly operation of the facility, and maintaining the goals of the counseling and/or rehabilitative programs.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides input to the Residence Manager and/or other staff with regard to the development of appropriate care plans to achieve the resident’s objectives.
  • When assigned, participates in social, recreational, employment, educational and other programs as appropriate to assist the resident’s case/care plan.
  • Ensures residents are in compliance with the terms of their residency and are aware of the rules of the facility.
  • Provides emotional support and feedback to residents and their families.
  • Acts as a positive role model for clients, providing life skills training and behaviour management as appropriate.
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate with a Diploma or Certificate with one year related experience.
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of the technical details important to the functioning of group residences.
  • Have and maintain a current First Aid Certificate – Adult Residential Services or equivalent.

Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the subject line "Casual Community Living Residential Worker (Mental Health)" to . The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC thanks all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the subject line "Casual Community Living Residential Worker (Mental Health)" to . The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC thanks all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Contact Details
James Crowe
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
763 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC, V5V 3C2

Tel: 604 872 5651
E-mail:
www:   www.johnhowardbc.ca/regions/lower-mainland/careers/


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