Thursday, July 31, 2014

NCDS


Laid off? Your Second Career starts at Northern Community Development Services.

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM WORKER

LA VERENDRYE NON-PROFIT
SUPPORTIVE HOUSING CORPORATION
invites applications for
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM WORKER
(casual positions)
The successful candidate must be able to meet the normal requirements of the job and possess the following required qualifications:
• A degree or diploma in health or social services, acceptable to the Employer, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training, acceptable to the employer
• Experience in Psychosocial Rehabilitation desirable;
• Has basic knowledge gained from education and experience of the emotional, physical, social and spiritual needs of Tenants: Individuals living with a mental illness, physical and\or developmental challenge, older adults;
• Knowledge of local community social services and programs;
• Good verbal and written communication skills and computer skills and ability;
• Good communication and interpersonal skills with tenants\clients, community, co - workers and supervisors;
• Must be able to work on a full rotation including shift-work, and weekends;
• Dependable, competent and continued ability to carry out
responsibilities;
• Good health and emotional stability and physically capable of performing the essential duties of the position.
BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop individual formal and informal community support networks for residents using the most appropriate services, personnel and resources that can be located or developed.
2. Promote successful integration of residents into the community.
3. Promote resident involvement in the operation of the building and a supportive community among residents.
4. Help rebuild self-esteem, coping skills, daily living skills and problem solving abilities for individual residents.
5. Assist in arranging follow-up services for residents and encourage compliance with therapeutic regimes.
Applications, including three work-related references are to be forwarded by March 1, 2013, in confidence to:
Human Resources Department
Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc.
110 Victoria Avenue
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7
Phone: 807-274-4825 Fax: 807-274-2898
e-mail: riverside@rhcf.on.ca
website: www.riversidehealthcare.ca