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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Friday 16 October, 2020
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Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver 
Residential Support Worker 
Position: Residential Support Worker - Addictions Closing Date: Open until filled Type: Relief Location: Chilliwack Nature of Work: AM/PM, Weekend Statutory, Holidays Posting #2: 2316-102020 Hourly Wage: $20.11 The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime. Located in Chilliwack, the program provides live-in services for women with moderate to severe substance misuse. Women participate in this 4-6 month bed-based program that addresses substance use management through individual support, intensive group programs, and clinical counselling. Operating on an awake around the clock basis, staff provide women with individualized case management planning and coordination, planning for the long-term management of their substance use, transition planning, and linkage with community resources. Clinical counselling and expressive arts therapy are included. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Support the overall functioning of the substance use treatment program and the residents Establish rapport and provide a warm, safe supportive environment for women Record all activities and interactions with participants as part of the ongoing case management Monitor the day-to-day operations of residence to ensure quality control for all equipment and maximum cleaning effectiveness in adherence to licensing regulation Facilitate psychoeducational groups Establish case management plans with an emphasis on relapse prevention EDUCATION EXPERIENCE A Diploma in a related field plus 2 years experience in a similar environment, preferably with substance-use services or equivalent combination of education and experience Understanding of substance use and mental health Experience working in a licensed facility would be an asset JOB REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal Negative TB Test Willingness to obtain Food Safe Level 1 and Standard First Aid with CPR-C Doctor s Note of fitness required Ability to obtain Local Police search and Provincial Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Clearance required Must have own vehicle and valid BC driver s licence Satisfactory record of driver s abstract Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. Union membership is required upon hire. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@elizabethfry.com Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. No phone calls please. (1096927h)

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