Job Posting 100534

Caseworker (Mornings), 101 Street Apartments
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
closed 12 days ago (Mon, 8 Apr)
full time  •  $50,000 - $59,000 annually

Full-Time Employment Opportunity

Caseworker (Mornings), 101 Street Apartments

Job ID 24-015EJHS

 

Company Overview:

It is an exciting time to join the team at the Edmonton John Howard Society as we embark on a renewed strategic direction. For over 70 years, EJHS has been rooted in community safety and this will continue to be our focus. We offer individuals and families a chance to heal and reintegrate into the community from justice and related systems. Our new strategic direction is about building on our rich history in the community safety space, including building our community services; building our team; and building our story.

 

Edmonton John Howard Society strives to provide a meaningful work environment through the following: 

 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Staff team building and appreciation days
  • Competitive health, dental, and RRSP benefits

 

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength-based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

 

Position Summary:

101 Street Apartments is a Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) funded by the Correctional Service of Canada (C.S.C) and operated by the Edmonton John Howard Society. The CBRF works with high-risk adult males, with various psychiatric disorders and physical disabilities, who are on release in the community, under the authority of the Parole Board of Canada. Our goal is to assist and support clients in their transition from incarceration to community living.

 

As a Caseworker, you have the opportunity to promote pro-social and healthy lifestyles using various methods including but not limited to, ongoing monitoring/reporting of client behavior, assessing the risks and needs of clients, completing accurate referrals to treatment centers/community resources as required, and assisting clients in the development and implementation of SMART goals. Caseworkers are part of a Case Management Team which consists of a Parole Officer and where applicable, could include Edmonton Police Officers, RCMP and/or Program Facilitators. The Case Management Team’s role is to aid in all aspects of client care in hopes of a successful release.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure services are delivered in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures, using a client-centered, strength-based approach.
  • Contribute to the management of high-risk, high-need client base by being a member of a multidisciplinary team; liaise with Parole Officers, Edmonton City Police, and various other treatment professionals.
  • Attend monthly case conferences, unit, agency, and funder meetings, and staff training.
  • Completion of accurate written documentation, data collection/entry, intakes, and assessments
  • Maintain a client caseload, which includes developing a Resident Action Plan, SMART goals, and Relapse Prevention Planning.
  • Regularly meet with, observe, and document resident behavior, progress or deterioration.
  • Maintain file and supervision standards set by Edmonton John Howard Society and Correctional Services of Canada.
  • Contribute to a positive culture by assisting and supporting colleagues as needed and encouraging, mentoring, and teaching others about the unit’s operations.
  • Program Security including regular security checks, room searches, and monitoring of security cameras.
  • Maintenance and cleanliness of the facility.

 

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in the human services field with related experience
  • Ability to understand the dynamics of offenders' behavior and assess their needs and risks.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability Screening, and valid First Aid/CPR.
  • Ability to work an on-call rotation.
  • Strong communication and pro-social relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population.
  • Has a strong work ethic, and high degree of integrity, and takes pride in their work.

 

Conditions of Employment:

  • The hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, with an immediate start date.
  • The position requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.

Salary:

The starting salary for this role is $50,000-$59,000 annually.

 

To apply:

 

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

 

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