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Job Number:  58811
Overnight Care Aid
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               :         Over Night Care Aid                                           Closing Date       :     Open until filled

                                         

Type                     :        Full-time                                                                Location              :     Abbotsford-Firth

Nature of Work :        Overnight & Weekend                                            Posting #1           :     2303-112019

                                        Blended options available

We are a human rights and social services charitable not-for-profit agency for women, girls, and children 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.

 

Firth Residence in Abbotsford provides detox and 30 day stabilization for women, and transitional housing and support services for women on their own or with children. Clients receive case management and help developing long-term housing plans and accessing community resources.

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

 

To monitor and provide care for women in transitional housing and to ensure a safe and supportive environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Monitor the well-being of the clients.
  • Provide care to clients experiencing withdrawal symptoms and other physical and mental health issues.
  • Oversee requests and distribution of medication.
  • Complete relevant documentation such as shift logs and medication administration records.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

  • A Diploma in the Care Aid field plus a minimum of one year’s previous experience in a residential environment preferably with addictions or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Registered Care Aid Designation is desired.
  • Proven knowledge related to addictions and mental health.
  • Experience working in a licensed facility would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of community resources.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Crisis intervention skills or training
  • TB Test, Food Safe Level 1 and Standard First Aid with CPR, and Doctor’s Note of fitness required
  • Local Police search and Provincial Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Clearance required
  • Enhanced Security Screening required
  • Must have a 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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