JOB TITLE: Addiction Support Worker
PROGRAM: New Dawn, Chrysalis Society
We are looking for a casual relief Addiction Support Worker to work independently with vulnerable adults with the day-to-day household requirements, which consist of, but are not limited to: overseeing the completion of chores, meal preparation, provide medication, and ensure accurate documentation of medication. Addiction Support Worker upholds professional boundaries and works within their competence; they maintain fact-based observations and updates within the database.
Candidates should have healthy active listening skills and a passion for providing support in a welcoming, open-minded, non-judgmental, and empathic manner. You are familiar with non-violent communication, intersectionality, and anti-oppression work. You are sex worker positive and have a working knowledge of the addiction cycle and women’s issues related to addiction. You have effective problem-solving and crisis management skills and are attentive to detail yet can see the bigger picture as part of a team.
Chrysalis is committed to diversity and equity in its programming and workforce. The wisdom, expertise & diverse perspectives from lived experiences relating to Living in Community's work are respected, valued & sought. As a provider of residential homes for women healing from and/or vulnerable to and/or at ongoing risk of male-perpetrated violence, hiring preference is given to women, as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code. Chrysalis acknowledges and respects men as important allies with whom meaningful partnerships are imperative and engage with them in capacities that constructively support and promote our constitutional purpose and functions. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants.
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