Residential Worker Full-Time

Temporary | Saskatoon, SASKATCHEWAN | 6 months | Deadline: 25 Oct 2018
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Job Summary

NOC 4212; Job Order #: 5649028

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Job Description


The Salvation Army is looking for a qualified and dedicated individual for the Residential Worker position at a Women & Children's Shelter.
The Residential Worker is required to demonstrate empathy, concern, and interest in providing quality care to residents in accordance with The Salvation Army values & standards.

Educational Requirement: Preferred certidicate, diploma, or degree in related field (ie: Social Work, Psychology, Addictions, or other Humanities) & 1-3 Years Experience working with women & children.
First Aid/CPR & Food Safe Certificate is required.
Must be able and willing to provide Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector.

Hours of work: Term position for approximately 16 months.
32 to 40 hours/week, 4:00pm to 12:00am

Wage: Dependent on experience & qualifications

Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
- Shelter for the homeless
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Physically demanding
- Work under pressure
- Fast-paced environment
Security and Safety
- Child abuse registry check
- Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
- Resolve conflict situations
- Provide suicide and crisis intervention
- Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
- Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
- Implement life skills workshops
- Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Essential Skills
- Significant use of memory
- Continuous learning
- Computer use
- Finding information
- Job task planning and organizing
- Critical thinking
- Decision making
- Problem solving
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Writing
- Document use
- Reading text
Target Groups or Clients
- Persons with mental health disabilities
- Street population
- Culturally diverse groups
- Aboriginal groups
- Children
- Families
- Female
- Adolescents
Type of Community or Social Service
- Services for the homeless
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Child welfare

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