Salvation Army
Published
February 10, 2020
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
$24.43 - $26.64/hour
Department
ILS/GSL Mental Health Support Services
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

The caseworker 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 part time unionized position.

closing date:18 February 2020

Duties

• Implement case plans and monitor progress.
• Provides advocacy services.
• Ensures clients understand and adhere to program rules and responsibilities
• Assists Primary Caseworker in completing assessments regarding client's life skills, safety and physical/emotional risk.
• Also implements emergency behavioral interventions and identifies and documents potential problematic or maladaptive behaviours
• Administers medication

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 license
• Clean driver’s abstract

Hours of Work: 16 hour work week

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Company Info

Mission and Values Statement
The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 128 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination as to race or creed.
Core values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in the Canada & Bermuda Territory:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.
The powerful mission and core values of The Salvation Army serve as significant attractors for those people who choose to join the organization, which has been serving the under-served and evolving for 150 years.

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