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Job Number:  57152
Community Living Outreach Worker (Weekends)
Job Posted: Thursday, 29 August 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 12 September 2019
(7 days ago)
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $20.78 - $24.20

ABOUT US

The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland (JHS) is a non-profit organization which provides the opportunity to work with purpose, and impact change in your community. We are a dynamic, innovative social service organization that strives to create safe, healthy, and inclusive communities for all. We do this through a continuum of programs which provide assistance with housing, life-skills, education, employment, and community-based services, with the goal of helping individuals achieve greater independence.

 

To learn more, visit www.jhslmbc.ca

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Outreach Worker will provide assistive outreach support to client(s) referred to the JHS by Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) to enable their adjustment to, and success with life in the community. This position will provide casework support to individuals with developmental disabilities, concurrent disorders, substance misuse, spectrum disorders and/or criminal justice involvement under the care of CLBC.  

 

LOCATION

Vancouver

 

SHIFTS

Friday and Saturday, 6:30pm - 2:30am

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the client, research background material, and seek the input of other professionals and family members, to provide the assessment that will ascertain needs and postulate intervention possibilities
  • Work with the client to consider issues and create a mutually agreed support plan that has measurable short and long-term goals
  • Ensure issues of daily living, including but not limited to housing, nutrition, clothing, hygiene, leisure lifestyle, employment and education are addressed in this plan
  • Ensure the client’s ongoing legal, mental health and physical health issues are addressed in the plan
  • Interact with other professionals, family members and organizations to ensure services, admissions and treatments are in the client’s interest and supportive of the long term goals

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduated with a Degree or Diploma in Behavioural Science with an emphasis on Social Work, Counselling or Psychiatric Nursing; equivalencies may be considered
  • Experience with clients with a history of conflict with the law, developmental disabilities and/or spectrum disorders, interaction with social agencies and experiencing psychiatric/personality disorders
  • A demonstrated and clear ability to respond well in crisis situations
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention or Mandt Certificate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to successfully complete a Criminal Records Check
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Personal transportation that is in good repair, insured for business up to $1,000,000 for liability, and which can be used to transport residents

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume with the subject line “Community Living Outreach Worker (Weekends)" to

 

How to Apply
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Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume with the subject line “Community Living Outreach Worker (Weekends)" to
Contact Details
Julia D'Alessio
John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC
763 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC, V5V 3C2

E-mail:
www:   www.johnhowardbc.ca/regions/lower-mainland/careers/


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