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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


Description:

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 Required Skills:
Understanding of Harm Reduction and the Person Centered Service Model

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and coverletter stating the position, Relief Support Worker - RSW0418, to jobs@c-a-s-s.org Fax: 403.283.0691 Mail to: 2335 30th Ave. NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7C7. Thank you for your interest however, only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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