Job Posting 65486

Shelter Worker
The Salvation Army Belkin House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, 555 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1K8
closing tomorrow (Thu, 29 Oct)
casual / on-call

 

POSITION: Shelter Worker   (Casual On-Call)

FACILITY : Belkin House,   Vancouver

 

Job No. 0173

 


RESPONSIBILITIES
(includes but not limited to the following)

  • Perform client intake and discharge functions as necessary during shift
  • Ensures client supervision and safety and complies with relevant Belkin House Policies and Procedures
  • Utilize knowledge of issues, if applicable to the work setting, pertaining to homelessness, addictions, mental health, women with children, domestic violence/abuse, and to act as a client advocate, provide emotional support
  • Maintain appropriate records and statistics, ensure that all required documentation is accurate and complete
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required

(The above is just a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of the position. 

It is not the complete list of responsibilities.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be a mature individual, who is committed to the mission of Belkin House
  • Completion of Grade 12 or the equivalent education, training and experience is typically required for this position
  • At least six months’ previous experience in issues including domestic violence/abuse, substance abuse, mental health, and homelessness issues, in a residential environment is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision

 

OTHER CONDITIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful obtainment of Enhanced Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Program
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Possess valid First Aid/CPR certificate or obtain as condition of employment prior to the end of probationary period.

 

SALARY                  :           Per Collective Agreement

TERMS                    :           Casual, On-Call

DAYS & TIME         :           Variable (Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, weekends, and Statutory Holidays.

NO. of VACANCIES :          4

 

 

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