Job Posting 83577

Overnight Residential Support Worker, Substance Use Programs
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, BC
closed 13 days ago (Sun, 15 May)
full time  •  $21.65

Job Title: Overnight Residential Support Worker
Status: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Program: Firth, Abbotsford
Hourly Rate: $21.65
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Schedule: Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Fridays, 10:00pm – 8:30am, Saturdays, 7:30pm – 7:30am, Sundays 6:30pm – 6:30am

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls, and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness, and crime.

We are recruiting for a full time, Overnight Residential Support Worker for Firth Residences. Located in Abbotsford, the Firth program provides bed-based stabilization and support for women with substance use concerns. Women participate in the program for 3-5 months, with a self-identified goal of abstinence from substance use. Support workers are responsible for case planning, group facilitation, linkage with community resources, transition planning, and the day to day running of the facility.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the overall functioning of the substance use treatment program and the residents.
  • Establish rapport and provide a warm, safe supportive environment for women.
  • Record all activities and interactions with participants as part of the ongoing case management.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of residence to ensure quality control for all equipment and maximum cleaning effectiveness in adherence to licensing regulation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Diploma in the related field plus a minimum of one years’ experience in a bed-based environment, preferably with substance use services or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Understanding of substance use and mental health.
  • Experience working in a licensed facility is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

MANDATORY JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Food Safe Level 1.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C.
  • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.
  • Evidence of a Tuberculosis Test and compliance with the TB Control Program.
  • Doctor’s Note of fitness required.
  • Enhanced Security Screening & satisfactory Criminal Record Review (Vulnerable Sector Search).
  • Valid driver’s license (Class 5) with satisfactory driving record, an asset.

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