Are you looking to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable people? As the world grapples with COVID 19, Progressive Housing Society is stepping up to safely support people, following the prevention and mitigation direction from health authorities as this situation evolves. Our clients are some of the most at-risk and in need of the help of supportive, committed staff. If this sounds like you, please apply!
The Progressive Housing Community Support Worker provides a range of supports, serving homeless/at risk individuals. Services include a bed, food, and general support of clients who may be facing complex bio-psycho-social issues. The Community Support Worker is also responsible for the daily operations of the facility including: intaking new participants into the program; food service; updating client records; communicating effectively with clients and other staff; and maintaining a clean safe and secure environment for staff and clients by participating in regular and timely needle sweeps. The Community Support Worker will coordinate with the Outreach Team and maintain communication between shifts about participant’s housing plans. The minimal barrier approach of the site will require excellent and flexible engagement skills. The Community Support Worker actively participates in building a skilled, cohesive, collaborative staff team, including demonstrating commitment to program principles; resolving conflict and negativity as they arise; assisting in orienting, training and mentoring of all staff, including casuals and peer supports. Flexibility may be required to meet the needs of the clients & mandate of the program.
EMPLOYEE CATEGORY: Casual
SALARY RANGE: $25.37-27.62/hour
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: Several
HOURS OF WORK: Day, evening or overnight shifts available on various days throughout 7 day week.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
CLOSING DATE: Ongoing until filled.
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