Position title
Casual Support Worker
Description

e4c is recruiting for Casual Support Workers for our permanent supportive housing program site within the Edmonton Inner City that has a recovery oriented services using a harm reduction model, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. The Casual Worker builds reciprocal relationships with residents and through that, models healthy relationships and boundaries. You will work to create a safe environment that is free of judgment and encourages residents to achieve their self-identified wellness goals.

What you bring to the team
  • You bring 6 months + of related work experience.
  • You are working towards post-secondary education.
  • You have working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, natural law, strength-based, collaborative, and/or solution-focused practice.
  • You can use personal lived experiences of addictions, mental illness, racism, discrimination, or poverty to develop a connection with the person served.
  • You are comfortable working in a team environment.

Important work you will do at e4c
  • Provide direct care to residents through provision of basic needs, adherence to a harm reduction model, best practices, and client-centered approach.
  • Build rapport, supervise, and support residents.
  • Model appropriate living and life skills, recreational activities, and daily meaningful activities to enable community connection.
  • Assist with client case work through maintaining case records, service plans, other documentation, and communication with program staff.
  • Teach and model a spectrum of basic life skills in the home and with residents with an overnight focus.
  • Work with crisis intervention team, life skills coordinator, and residents to assist in creating opportunities related to goals within the home.
  • Maintain all documentation and ensure appropriate file management procedures are followed.
  • Comply and adhere to legislation, bylaws, standards (health, fire, safety, city etc.) related to health and safety.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders and act as a point of contact.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

Employment Type
Relief
Job Location
Edmonton
Working Hours
Schedule is based upon program needs and may require last-minute notification to pick up shifts
Salary and Benefits

Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Date posted
August 30, 2021
Closing Date
September 30, 2021
Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check. Applicants seeking a front line role are required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check. 

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Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@e4calberta.org.

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Position: Casual Support Worker

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.