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Relief Support Worker – LP & SSM

Job Type: Relief
Hours per Week: Various Hours Available
Start Date: On-Going

Salary: Based on qualifications
Location: Downtown Calgary

Calgary Alternative Support Services is continously looking for people to support our clients on a casual basis at our Langin Place and Stepping Stone Mannor locations.

Langin Place and Stepping Stone are permanent supportive housing facilities for individuals that suffer from complex mental health and addiction issues. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the Harm Reduction and Person-Centred Models of Services.

The Relief Support Worker position is responsible for but not limited to;

  • Walk arounds on a random schedule ensuring outside doors are locked and secured
  • Ensure only tenants and supervised guests are in the building
  • Mediate any potential problems between tenants and guests, or any outside agencies
  • Intervention and support services for tenants as situations arise
  • Maintain communication log and write up incident reports when required
  • Light janitorial duties

All CASS Staff must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check upon hire (a criminal record check completed within the last six months is acccepted).

Required Education:

Social Services Diploma/Degree or equivalent

Required Training:

The successful applicant will have/or complete the following training within three months of being hired; Suicide Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, and Aboriginal Awareness (if not part of formal education). Abuse Awareness Training, First Aid, Crisis Prevention/Intervention, and Health & Safety. Some of these courses are available through CASS.

Experience:

Experience supporting individuals with mental health and addictions issues.

Other Requirements:

A Police Information and Vulnerable Sector Check less than 6 months old.

Must have valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.

How to apply?

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org and include your First Name, Last Name and Job Reference number in the subject line.

Alternative ways to submit your resume:
Fax: 403.283.0691
Mail: Calgary Alternative Support Services Attn: Jobs at CASS;
2335 - 30th Avenue NE Calgary Alberta, T2E 7C7

Only applicants suitable for the role will be contacted. No phone calls please.