Residential Care Worker - Addiction Treatment Centre
Keys
Ontario, Canada
16d ago

Position Description

Mission and Values Statement

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 128 countries worldwide.

Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination as to race or creed.

share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

There are three Core Values of our Faith : Salvation, Holiness, and Intimacy with God.

Rooted in these three values are the seven core operational values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in the Canada & Bermuda Territory.

Compassion :

Compassion : We reach out to others and care for them.

Respect :

Respect : We promote the dignity of all persons.

Excellence :

Excellence : We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

Integrity :

Integrity : We are honest, trustworthy and accountable.

Relevance :

Relevance : We are committed to the pursuit of innovation and effectiveness.

Co-operation :

Co-operation : We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships.

Celebration :

Celebration : We give thanks by marking milestones and successes.

The powerful mission and core values of The Salvation Army serve as significant attractors for those people who choose to join the organization, which has been serving the under-

served and evolving for 150 years.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

The Resident Care Worker is responsible for the following range of job duty characteristics, or typical of the job class.

  • Supervise actions and interactions of Clients during assigned Shifts and maintains availability for personal and moral support.
  • Respond to Client questions and requests and assists within framework of Centre policies and procedures.
  • Answer telephone and direct calls appropriately.
  • Deal with any visitors wishing access to the Centre making certain that Sign-In / Out information is recorded in Book.
  • Accurately record daily events using appropriate methods. Maintain Logbook as per guidelines, computer files at front desk, and complete required incident or occurrence reports, delivering copies to appropriate Management personnel in a timely and accurate fashion while maintaining required confidentiality.
  • Act as liaison with all referral sources and external Agencies such as Ministry of Health, Ontario Works, Police, Corrections Services Canada, and other Service Agencies to direct or answer inquiries as required.
  • Co-ordinate Client care in Transient and Program Shelters relating to security of property and persons. This will involve doing regular building rounds, inside and outside as scheduled, bed and curfew checks, room and property searches as required, monitoring camera systems.
  • Administer drug and alcohol screening tests according to protocols set out by Management.
  • Handle admission, recording and orientation of Clients booking in to Transient Shelter. Fills out all required Forms, checks identification, enters information in Client Record System, gives Client Orientation in accordance with written Policies and Procedures.
  • Assists with Discharge of Program Clients by receiving bedding, room key and other Centre property at time of Discharge and processes return of Key Deposit.
  • Also insures that departing Client / Resident receives all personal goods held in storage according to Centre Policies & Procedures.

  • Records and stores all Client Medication in Medicine Lock-Up. Gives medication to Clients at required times upon request and ensures that Clients sign Medication Log.
  • Accept mail and delivery of packages, and forward to Management as per Policy & Procedures
  • Maintain and update Client / Resident Bed Assignment Roster
  • Maintain and update Counsellor’s Client List as required
  • Launder and distribute Shelter bedding as required
  • Assist in Kitchen duties as directed
  • Participate in all scheduled Staff Meetings as required.
  • Not all incumbents will perform all of the duties outlined above, but will perform a similar range of duties

    NOTE : Not all incumbents will perform all of the duties outlined above, but will perform a similar range of duties

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    The successful applicant for this Position will have obtained a High School Diploma.

    Current clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

    Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certification of Requirements :

    Any specialized courses and / or training in the following areas will be of benefit :

  • CPR / First Aid
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Pressure Point Control Tactics
  • Basics of Fall Protection
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
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