The Salvation Army
Published
July 5, 2018
Location
Yellowknife
Category
Job Type
Casual  
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Email
Compensation
21.09
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Under the direction of the MHSS Supervisor the employee provides resident support services, on-site supervision, housekeeping, and security for the NWT Resource Centre – Mental Health Support Services.  This is a unionized Casual position.

Competition deadline: July 13, 2018

Duties

  • Implements formal and informal training plans communicated by Caseworkers
  • Responds to crisis situations in the home while on shift such as medical emergencies and behavioral issues
  • Offers clients opportunity for growth, development, and choice of lifestyle
  • Provides advocacy services or teaches self-advocacy for clients

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education or related experience in social services
  • Effective interpersonal communication in English, both written and oral
  • Effective assessment, observation, and documentation skills
  • Ability to implement policy and procedure
  • Ability to work within a teamwork structure and will be required to work alone
  • Understanding of Indigenous and Inuit cultures; addictions, mental health, and other social issues
  • Conflict Resolution, First Aid, Verbal Judo and/or NVCI, Suicide Intervention, Mental Health First Aid are all an asset
  • Acceptable Criminal Records Check required

Valid class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract required

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