Printed on: October 23, 2020

Transition House Support Worker - Casual Position

Employer Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays
Salary $ 20.52/hr
Terms
Start Date
Requirements Position requires BCGEU membership and
due to the nature of the position is open to female applicants only.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides support, security, advocacy, information, education, crisis intervention and referrals to residents and crisis line callers.

Qualifications:
? Diploma in related human or social services field.
? One (1) year (minimum) recent related experience.
? Is knowledgeable and has an awareness of domestic violence issues
? Strong communication skills
? Current BC Driver’s License and Clean Driver’s Abstract
? Current First Aid Certificate


Duties ? Screens prospective residents for suitability prior to admission. Conducts intake interviews. Orients and assists residents to settle in the house.
? Assesses residents’ immediate needs and assists them to define and implements an action plan. Provides information to residents on resources available and recommends appropriate services.
? Assesses and ensures the safety and comfort of residents and the security of the facility. Facilitates resolution of conflicts between residents.
? Provides emotional support, encouragement, goal setting and problem solving support to residents. Provides parenting skills development and suggestions for childcare activities, when required.
? Liaises with other service agencies and professionals, as required. Maintains current knowledge of issues and resources related to abuse and violence.
? Ensures housekeeping services such as laundry, housecleaning, grocery shopping and maintaining supplies are completed. Orders supplies / groceries; performs minor maintenance.
? Provides information, assistance, crisis intervention and risk assessment for residents and Women’s Shelter and Help Line (AKA crisis line) and callers.
? Maintains detailed and accurate case notes, resident records, documents, forms and statistical information.
? Accompanies and / or transports residents to outside services.


To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email
Contact Name CMHA Kootenays
Address 100- 1000 21st Ave N
Location Cranbrook
Phone (250) 426-5222
Fax
E-Mail reception@cmhakootenays.org
Website
Date Posted 2020-09-22
Date Ending 2020-10-30