Position title
Support Worker
Description

Are you passionate in supporting residents in discovering their own journeys towards wellness, recovery and self-care practices? Do you have creative ideas in supporting residents with their daily routines and wellness related programming? If you’re a wellness champion that utilizes a holistic approach in supporting people who are currently experiencing addictions, trauma and related mental health, then the Support Worker could be the next opportunity in your career! You will incorporate aspects of physical, mental emotional and spiritual wellness to create a safe and engaging environment for residents within the McCauley community.

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 have working knowledge of inner city, homelessness, poverty, mental health, addiction, prostitution, abuse and multicultural issues.
  • You bring a proven ability to build, maintain, and model healthy relationships, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, empathy, and initiative.
  • You are able to mediate and resolve conflict.

Important work you will do at e4c
  • Coach and model wellness and self-care practices within the homes and with residents.
  • Implement and coordinate resident recreational activities that align with service care plans.
  • Foster a fun and engaging environment that facilitates the exploration of wellness with residents.
  • Communicate and receive information from housing program team regarding progress of the residents, significant changes in behavior, and any concerns/challenges that the resident is experiencing.
  • Maintain service care plans and other necessary documentations in relation to resident and facility updates, ensuring appropriate file management procedures are followed.
  • Support residents with housekeeping duties including: daily meal preparation, cleanliness of living arrangements and overall environment as necessary.
  • Compile and adhere to legislation, bylaws, standards (health, fire, safety, city and accreditation) by reporting any potential safety hazards, performing emergency procedures and responding to security and emergent issues.
  • Administer medication for program residents.
  • Work with the other staff to build community within the house and to develop good community relations.

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
Full-time, Temporary
Job Location
Edmonton
Working Hours
Monday to Friday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
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: 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.