Job Posting 85190

Residential Counselor - weekend shifts
House Next Door Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closed 4 days ago (Wed, 29 Jun)
part time  •  17.70 Start

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

  

Competition: H5RC1WE-062022

Residential Counselor I 

Part time hours available:

0.2 FTE Saturday 0700-1500

0.2 FTE  Saturday 1500-2300

0.2 FTE Sunday Alternate weeks 0700-1500/ 1500-2300

 

Work Location: Edmonton 

Opening Date: June 22.2022

Closing Date: June 29.2022

Start Date: ASAP 

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Vision 

Successful community participation 

Mission 

House next door society enables individuals with mental illness in their recovery, by developing skills for healthy living within safe supported housing options 

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House Next Door Society (HNDS) is a not for profit charitable agency operating interim supportive housing and community supports in the City of Edmonton for adults in the process of  recovery with a mental illness. This competition is being used to fill stand up overnight positions in a residential care project focused on supporting emerging adults living with an eating disorder. Previous experience or education in eating disorders required.

The successful candidate will be an part of our residential support team reporting to the Program Manager. Duties to include, but not limited to: 

client supports including crisis intervention, documentation, activities related to facility operations, assisting program participants with daily living skill development towards sustainable community living.  

 

Please ensure you indicate your availability and preferences in your covering letter. 

Duties to include, but not limited to:client supports including crisis intervention, ETO documentation, activities related to facility operations, medication administration, assisting program participants with daily living skill development towards sustainable community living.  

  

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum Diploma or Degree in related Health Sciences discipline combined with 2+ years of experience in community mental health services. Equivalencies and/or combinations may be considered. 
  • Valid First Aid and CPR accreditation 

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES 

  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness. 
  • Knowledge of eating disorders and symptoms. 
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Basic computer literacy to operate computerized resident care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software. 
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position 
  • Ability to demonstrate and assist residents with activities of daily living. 
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and provide crisis intervention. 
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in residents. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with residents 

 HOURS OF WORK 

Weekend shift work, three vacancies currently. Alternative combinations will be considered.

0.2 FTE Saturday 0700-1500

0.2 FTE  Saturday 1500-2300

0.2 FTE Sunday Alternate weeks 0700-1500/ 1500-2300

  

WAGE 

  • As per HSAA collective agreement

RC1 start 17.70 

  

GENERAL 

To apply for this position, please submit a covering letter and resume by email with the competition number and your name in the subject line.  Please ensure to identify schedule availability: 

  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered tor the position will be contacted.  Final candidates for this position will be required to provide a current security clearance. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. 

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