Job Posting 62364

Night Worker Modular Housing Support Worker
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Fraser Valley, Abbotsford
closed 4 days ago (Sun, 31 May)
full time

 

Position:   Night Worker Modular Housing Support

losing Date:  Open until filled

Status:  Full-time (40 hours /week)

Location:  Abbotsford

Nature of Work:  Tues-Fri:  2200-0800

  Posting #2:  LMA - 052020  (Line C2)

 

                                                                                                                                                                    

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

 

EFry actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons. 

 

 

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