Logifem is committed to providing vulnerable women and children with support and housing that allows them to feel at home, heal and rebuild their lives. We offer accommodation in a residence for a maximum stay of one year and we have transitional apartments where the stay can be up to three years. Each woman is followed by a psychosocial intervention worker. The needs of residents are very varied and can be related to mental health, immigration status, domestic violence, isolation, financial difficulties, difficulties with parenting skills and many more.
Mandate: The night worker must ensure the proper functioning of the accommodation facility by respecting the appropriate routine and the standards established at Logifem. She must follow procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of women and children in shelter by meeting their needs and making regular rounds of the house. She also ensures the cleanliness of the premises by performing housekeeping in common areas. The caregiver works alone for most of her shift.
Reports to: Social Services Supervisor for: routine, intervention, communication
Operations supervisor for: premises maintenance
Schedule: 2, 3 or 4 nights in a week, 11:15 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Routine and intervention:
Ensure a significant presence, daily support and psychological support for the people lodged at all times;
Ensure the general functioning of the house by following the pre-established routine (medication, shots, camera checks);
Ensure the well-being and safety of the people lodged at all times
Check that the various openings to the outside (doors and windows) are closed, prohibit access to people outside the establishment;
Take charge of the phone;
Know the protocol to follow in case of fire or evacuation as well as the various emergency numbers to use depending on the situation (discomfort, fire, running away, etc.);
If necessary, intervene in a crisis situation;
Train new on-call workers for the night shift.
Communication in the team:
Take note of the digital log, progress notes, reports, resident files and enter relevant information if applicable;
Report relevant information during shift changes;
Learn about the highlights of the team meeting by reading the reports;
For any new resident, prepare and print labels bearing her name to use for her locker, file, task board and more.
Clean and maintain common areas (kitchen, dining room, living room and bathroom) on a daily basis and the basement, hallway, caregivers' office, vestibule and laundry room on a weekly basis following the instructions established;
Wash dish towels, towels and sheets and blankets if residents leave during the day and store them in the places provided for this purpose;
Check that household products and that the stock of food required for breakfast are complete and fill out shopping lists regularly;
Responsible for restocking the kitchen according to established instructions.
College diploma in a discipline related to social services with at least one year of experience in a similar role OR at least two years of work experience in an organization serving a vulnerable population;
Good physical shape;
Good organizational and administrative skills;
Demonstrated qualities: great autonomy, emotional stability, interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, strong capacities to analyze and solve problems and to manage priorities, good judgments; ability to manage stress in a crisis situation;
Strong oral and written communication skills in French and English;
First Aid and CPR training an asset;
The above information describes the nature of the position in general. They do not reflect an exhaustive list of all tasks, responsibilities and skills.
According to the scale in place
Nature of the position
Part-time or full-time option
We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only contact those selected for an interview.
Deadline to apply
Friday, October 22, 2021
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