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Company Name:
Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Contract
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Certification

Support Worker - 6 Month Contract

Description 

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta is seeking a Support Worker for a 6-Month Contract to work at our supportive living facility Peter Coyle Place.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Team Lead, the Support Worker is responsible for assisting tenants with the activities of daily living. The primary goal of this amazing opportunity is to promote and advocate for the mental, emotional and physical well-being of each resident and to facilitate their independence within a harm reduction model.

About Peter Coyle Place

Peter Coyle Place, is a 68-unit specialized supportive living facility, for residents who have in the past experienced substandard housing and/or chronic homelessness due to physical, mental and/or emotional factors.

Key Responsibilities

•           Provide for emotional and physical comfort and safety of tenants with respect and compassion

•           Respect tenant rights including confidentiality of tenant information.

•           Assist tenants with the task of daily living

•           Perform intake paperwork for new tenants

•           Update and maintain tenant records including filing

•           Implement conflict management when necessary

•           Provide our tenants with a high standard of efficient, polite, helpful and knowledgeable service

Qualifications

Education

•           Post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent experience

•           Valid First Aid Certificate

Experience

•           Prior experience with seniors an asset     

•           Experience in working with persons with mental illness and/or addictions

Required Skills and Abilities

•           Strong leadership and role model

•           Ability to complete assigned tasks in an effective and efficient manner

•           Supervise and participate in the shift exchange procedures as required

•           Ability to work as a team and individually

•           Flexibility and versatility in a constantly changing environment

•           Must successfully complete a Calgary Police Service Vulnerable Sector Search

Please note that this position works an averaging agreement schedule consisting of 10 hour shifts either Compressed (4on-4off) or Multi-Week (3on-2off-2on-3off-2on-2off).  Availability to work evening, weekends and nightshifts may be required. 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.