Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) Temporary Part-Time Contract
Beendigen provides supports and services for continued independent living for single women to live in a safe environment, free from violence. We are a confidential, safe and supportive place where women can explore their options. We are seeking a dedicated Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) with a passion for helping women by providing support and empowerment.
RESIDENTIAL WORKER – OVERNIGHT (ASLEEP) TEMPORARY PART TIME CONTRACT
Position Title: Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) Temporary Part Time Contract
Hours of work: Rotating Shifts (16 hours per week, 10:00pm to 6:00am, 2 days on 4 days off)
Salary Range: $16.53/hr (includes 5% in lieu of benefits)
Contract Estimated Start: as soon as possible
Contract End: March 31, 2022
Competition Number: RWON-01-05
The Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) will provide support and empower women in their continued independent living.
Key Responsibilities & Duties
To work from a holistic perspective, utilizing the teachings of the medicine wheel and Seven Grandfather Teachings.
To utilize Elders for teachings, healing and guidance.
To take personal responsibility to increase sensitivity, awareness and implementation of Beendigen’s cultural teachings and organizational practices in both professional conduct and work-related deliverables.
To be prepared to work in conjunction with the philosophy and mandate of the agency.
To preserve confidentiality of all residents, clients, staff, students, volunteers and agency information.
To represent the agency in a positive and professional manner at all times.
To be completely familiar with the location and operation of all safety equipment, emergency exits and written emergency procedures.
To be completely familiar with fire drill procedures and be prepared to respond in a case of emergency.
To be acquainted with each person’s binders, and in particular, with a person’s progress notes.
To ensure the safety and well-being of persons through periodic checks throughout the respective shift.
To assist with the settling-in of new residents.
To conduct inter-agency referrals for residents when needed.
To complete daily shift check list and record all unexpected incidents in the communication database and follow all agency procedures.
To ensure that all worker bedding is laundered/stored away each morning.
To perform general light housekeeping duties, this may include laundry, dusting and disinfecting.
To work with residents to maintain a neat and sanitary environment at all times.
To constructively participate in all team meetings, seminars and staff training sessions as required.
To ensure Health and Safety compliance in the workplace by following policies, procedures and best practices and reporting any unsafe environments.
To follow confidential handling of client information as dictated by Privacy Legislation.
To adhere to program best practices and policies and procedures.
To perform other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager.
Any other duties as requested by the Program Manager; commensurate with role.
The above statements are the general functions of the position, and should not be interpreted as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may pertain to the job.
Key Performance Indicators
That membership of the Staff Team contributes to the implementation of the agency’s strategic plan.
Personal responsibility has been taken to increase sensitivity and awareness of the agency’s Anishinabe Health and Wellness Framework.
Clients feel safe, secure and at home.
Enhanced skill level through training, learning and development.
Key Selection Criteria
Social Services education with relevant front-line experience.
Demonstrated experience providing services to Anishinabe women.
Knowledge of Anishinabe culture, tradition, language and Anishinabe community.
Demonstrated commitment to the Violence Against Women sector.
Social Services Diploma or comparable diploma with relevant experience.
Experience working in an Indigenous organization.
Ability to speak Ojibway, Oji-Cree or Cree.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to view situations free from personal values, interests, beliefs, or judgment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative, with limited supervision.
Knowledge about sensitivity to cultural differences and various economic backgrounds.
Ability to act quickly and appropriately in situations of conflict in a direct, nonconfrontational way.
Strong interpersonal skills.
The Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) usually works in a residential home setting, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces.
Hours of work are flexible, 16 hours per week, 10pm to 6am with 2 days on and 4 days off work rotation.
The Residential Worker – Overnight (Asleep) is based at May Street, however all employees may be required to work across other sites from time to time.
All employees are required to carry out their duties in a manner that does not adversely affect their own health and safety and that of others by reporting all potential hazards; and all incidents and injuries; as well as co-operating with any measures introduced in the workplace to improve OH&S.
Employment is Subject to:
- Providing a successful Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector).
Must be willing to work Flexible hours of work (16 hrs/wk.)
- Must be willing to work shift work, including weekends and holidays
- Must have a valid Class “G” Driver’s license, use of an automobile and appropriate insurance coverage.
- Must sign Oath of Confidentiality.
- First Aid & CPR/AED Level C Certification.
- Mental Health First Aid Certification.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to submit application via Beendigen’s website at http://www.beendigen.com /employment/ or to submit an updated resume and cover letter with competition number RWON-01-05 in the subject line to hr email.
Beendigen Anishinabe Women’s Crisis Home and Family Healing Agency welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Only those contacted will be interviewed.