The Salvation Army Yellowknife
Published
February 5, 2019
Location
YELLOWKNIFE
Category
Job Type
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Compensation
23.95-26.12/HOUR
Department
Mental Health
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

DESCRIPTION
Provides residential support and guidance to adults with chronic mental health needs. Responsible for teaching and assisting clients with life skills and fostering inclusion to enhance independence. This is a full time unionized position.

We offer exciting benefits(Dental and Health) and RRSP package. Other benefits include paid sick leave, Vacation Travel Allowance

Criminal Record Check required

DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 15 ,2019

Duties

DUTIES
Implement case plans and monitor progress; provide advocacy services; ensure clients understand and adhere to program rules and responsibilities; assist Primary Caseworker in completing client life skills assessments, and client safety and physical/emotional risk assessments. Incumbent will also implement emergency behavioral interventions and document potential problematic or maladaptive behaviors.

Qualifications

• Post-secondary education with a focus on social work or nursing
• Two years’ experience working as a support worker in a residential/outreach setting
• Verbal Judo and/or NVCI
• Mental First Aid
• Suicide Intervention
• Life Skill and Recreational programming for high needs clients
• Valid driver’s licence
• Clean driver’s abstract

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