Shelter Support Worker

Langley, British Columbia, ca
Company: The Salvation Army
Category: Social Care
Published on 2021-04-22 00:15:45

Description

HOURS:

  • Casual/on call
  • Days/afternoons/nights
  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handles the admission, orientation and evaluation of guests
  • Develops case plans
  • Performs internal and external security checks
  • Consistently demonstrates respect and empathy for all guests
  • Monitors the activities of the guests
  • Maintains availability for personal, practical and moral support
  • Provides safe storage and recording of prescribed medications
  • Accurately records day-to-day happenings
  • Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed
  • Coordinates guest care relating to security issues
  • Ensures ongoing enforcement of policies
  • Performs other assigned duties as required to ensure a safe and secure environment
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong service ethic and a friendly disposition with the public
  • Adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • Team oriented and able to take initiative
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Criminal Record Check
  • CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training an asset
  • Computer ability
  • Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, indicating Casual Shelter Worker in the subject line, to Gateway of Hope Human Resources

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