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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Thursday 07 January, 2021
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Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver 
Support Worker 
EXTERNAL Position: Support Worker Type: Relief Program: Ellendale Posting #: 2310-RW-210104 Location: Surrey Hourly Rate: $20.11 Schedule: AM/PM, Weekend Statutory Holidays Closing Date: Open Until Filled 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 Surrey, Ellendale and Cradle workers support women with substance use issues to live in a communal full-time live-in structured support recovery program in Surrey. Support Workers are responsible for case planning, group facilitation, linkage with community resources, transition planning, and the day to day running of the facility. The program has two streams comprised of up to 10 women who may reside for 3-5 months; and 12 expectant and new mothers and babies who may reside for up to eight months. 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 treatment groups 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 is an asset JOB REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal Willingness to obtain Current Food Safe Level 1 and First-Aid CPR-C Certification Doctor s Note of fitness required Negative TB skin test Ability to obtain Criminal Record Check for children and vulnerable adults (local, provincial) Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. Union membership is required upon hire. EFry actively promotes a program of equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons. 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. To listen to a live presentation February 3rd, 2021 at 10:00am. and learn more about the above opportunity please visit: https://events.blackpress.ca/events/central-mainland-virtual-career-education-event to register. You will receive log-in coordinates after registration to easily join the scheduled meeting. Any questions please feel free to send a message via live chat during the presentation. (1100191h)

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