Lil’wat Nation – Transition House Support Worker

Job Details:

The Transition House Support Worker is responsible to provide crisis intervention and emergency shelter services for First Nation community members.

Key Deliverables and Expectations:

• Refer clients to other social services or assist clients in locating and utilizing community resources including legal, medical and financial assistance, housing, employment, transportation, day care, schooling, counseling, etc

• Meet with clients to assess their progress, give support and discuss any difficulties or problems

Maintain contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients’ overall progress

• Ability to deal effectively with conflict situations, mediate, manage aggressive behaviour and use non-violent crisis intervention and behavioural management techniques

• Maintain general upkeep of the building’s shared spaces.

• Assisting residents with services within the self-contained Transition Home (ex. Kitchen, laundry, etc)

• Tracking clients’ behavioural changes and responses to interventions through daily charting

• Transportation to and from appointments within and outside of the community

• Assist with intake process and reports for new residents

• Participate in the development and implementation of safety plans

• Act in the strictest confidential and professional manner at all times, including outside regular working hours

• Perform other related duties as requested. Experience and Attributes:

• Completion of a college or university program in social work, child and youth care, psychology or other social science or health-related discipline is an asset.

• Previous work experience in a social service environment as a volunteer or in a support capacity may replace formal education requirements

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in the English language • Ability to work independently and as an integral member of various teams

• Strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail and time management skills

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritizes assignments, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain confidentiality

• Must have a knowledge of Lil’wat Nation and surrounding First Nations communities and their respective culture and protocols

• Knowledge of systemic issues that may affect families facing domestic violence issues (ex. Lateral violence, trauma informed lens, etc)

• Experience with Microsoft Office programs an asset

• Current First Aid, Food Safe and WHMIS an asset

• Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, that allows for day, evening & overnight work ($3/hr night shift premium)

• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position, including lifting up to 50lbs

• Successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

• Must possess a Valid Class 5 Driver’s license and a clean drivers abstract.

Job Title: Support Worker

Job Status: Open

Job Sectors: Social Services

Job Type: Part Time

Salary: $20.90 - $29.45/hr + $3/hr night shift premium

Duty Hours: Facility will be operational 24/7, flexible & rotating work schedule required, including weekends & holidays (shifts include 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am - $3/hr night shift premium)

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This business is located at

Mt. Currie

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