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Job Number:  58807
Full-time Awake Modular Housing Support worker
Job Posted: Friday, 1 November 2019
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 December 2019
(in 19 days)
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: (not entered)

Position:

Awake Modular Housing Support Worker

  Closing Date:

Open until filled

Status:

Full-time (37 hours/week)

  Location:

Abbotsford

Nature of Work:

Sun: 1930-0730/Sat: 1915-0745/

Mon: 2200-0800

  Posting #1:

LMA - 112019

 

Legacy Manor is a 37 semi-independent housing units in Abbotsford that provides women the support and assists the need to live independently.  It offers women with a history of homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness with housekeeping apartments and two meals a day.

 

EFry is human rights based social agency interested in working with others committed to equality, fairness, and opportunity for those we serve.

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Ensures the well-being and safety of the residents during the night hours.  Along with client monitoring, the Awake Overnight Worker is responsible for creating and maintaining a comfortable and clean living Legacy Manor environment. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitors Legacy Manor building during night hours and ensures safety.
  • Conducts safety and security checks inside of Legacy Manor building and communicates with security personnel regarding monitoring outside safety issues on the premises and the perimeters of Legacy Manor.
  • Responds to client emergency and crisis needs during the night as necessary and deals with behavioural issues as appropriate.
  • Maintains accurate reports with regard to residents and ensure that all appropriate documentation is correct and complete.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of internal fire regulations and procedures, and other emergency procedures.
  • May be involved in meal preparation and maintaining the food inventory.
  • Performs light housekeeping duties ensuring a safe, clean hygienic environment for all.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  •  A 2 year Diploma in related field plus one year previous work experience in a residential environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Addictions and mental health experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of women with complex needs and the government services they interact with.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS

  • Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal
  • Understanding of crisis management, risk assessment, trauma and gender-informed practice, and case management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs
  • Negative TB Test
  • Willingness to obtain Food Safe Level 1 and Standard First Aid with CPR
  • Doctor’s Note of fitness required
  • Ability to obtain Criminal Record Check for children and vulnerable adults (local, provincial)
  • Applicants with a driver’s license are preferred
  • Satisfactory record of driver’s abstract
How to Apply
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Contact Details

www:   elizabethfry.com/


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