Job Posting 101826

Caseworker (Overnight), 101 Street Apartments
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB
closes in 8 days (Fri, 21 Jun)
full time  •  $52,593.75 - $60,180.00 annually

Full-time Employment Opportunity

Caseworker (Overnight)- 101 Street Apartments

Job ID 24-028EJHS

 

Company Overview:

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:

101st 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-centred, 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 Police Service, 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 behaviour, 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 encourage, mentor, and teach others about the unit’s operations.
  • Program Security including regular security checks, room searches and monitoring of security cameras
  • Maintenance and cleanliness of facility

 

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience.
  • Ability to understand the dynamics of offenders' behaviour and assess their needs and risks.
  • 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 strong work ethic, high degree of integrity, and takes pride in their work.

 

Conditions of Employment:

  • The hours for this position are Sunday-Thursday, 10:45 pm - 7:00 am, AWAKE shifts.
  • Preferred start date is July 1st, 2024 but is flexible.
  • The position requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • Completion of a Clear Criminal Record Check and Enhanced Reliability Screening: A criminal record will not disqualify you from employment with us; we evaluate each application individually.

 

Salary:

The salary range for this position is $52,593.75 -$60,180.00 annually, plus shift differential for all hours worked between midnight-6:00am.

 

To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter in one PDF document by June 21st, 2024

to  

 

Please include “24-028EJHS Caseworker (Overnight), 101st Street Apartments” in the Subject Line of the email

 

Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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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