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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Saturday 24 April, 2021
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Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver 
Support Worker 
EXTERNAL Position: Support Worker Type: Relief Program: Ellendale Posting #: 2310-RW-210408 Location: Surrey Hourly Rate: $21.63 Schedule: Varied shifts/around-the-clock / Weekends, Weekdays Stat 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 stabilization and transitional living residence 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 Model positive, healthy behaviours and build rapport with clients, supporting them as they practice setting boundaries, effective communication skills, conflict resolution, and contribute a safe, respectful Environment Monitor the program and clients to ensure a welcoming, safe, supportive environment that meets all Community Care Licensing Standards Document and maintain accurate records of client, program and case planning activities Facilitate bio-psycho-social activities and educational groups EDUCATION EXPERIENCE A Diploma or Certificate in a related human/social services field plus one (1) year experience in a similar environment, preferably with substance-use services or equivalent combination of education and experience Understanding of cultural safety and trauma-informed practice Experience working in a licensed facility is an asset JOB REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Food Safe Level 1 and First-Aid Certificate, including CPR-C required Evidence of a Tuberculosis Test and compliance with the TB Control program Doctor s note of fitness required Satisfactory Criminal Record Review (Vulnerable Sector Search) Applicants with valid driver s license and satisfactory driver s abstract preferred Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. This position requires union membership. EFry is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applicants that represent those we serve. We welcome applicants with non-traditional educational backgrounds and field experience. 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 May 3rd, 2021 at 2:00pm and learn more about the above opportunity please visit: https://events.blackpress.ca/fraservalley/ 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. (1106601h)




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