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Community Support Worker: Overnight Asleep
Ontario Men's Centre (London, ON)

Posted On: Fri, 25 Aug. 2023
Pay Rate: As Agreed
Hours: Part Time
Reporting To: Centre Director

Note: This is a part-time position directly reporting to the Centre Director; pay rate as agreed, based on experience, expertise, and applicable education.

The primary responsibility of the Community Support Worker is to provide support to the clients at Teen Challenge Canada. The incumbent works with the clients in all areas of personal development, growth, life skills, as well as social and spiritual activities to enable the client to attain his/her full potential. Responsibilities include: promoting an environment that is supportive, nurturing, healthy and safe, while helping to ensure that the physical needs of clients are met. Responsible for routine nightly checks, shift reports, incident reports, and all other documentation as required.

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  • Ensure the security and safety of the clients and overall premises
  • Conduct routine hourly checks on clients, quickly resolving any issues and meeting the needs of clients as required
  • Assist with clients’ daily morning routines
  • Administer medication to clients in accordance with established policies
  • Maintain a safe, clean and harmonious environment for clients and staff
  • Willingness and ability to work in a manner that aligns with the mission, vision, and core values of Teen Challenge Canada
  • Promote an environment and program that is both supportive and nurturing
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the psychological and social dynamics of working with clients coping with addictions
  • Have a working knowledge of the application and maintenance of program procedures and standards
  • Support the efforts to promote the clients’ spiritual needs by way of demonstrated interest and participation in program activities where necessary
  • Effectively communicate with clients and program team members to ensure coordinated and consistent approaches to clients are applied
  • Resolve any conflicts that may occur by applying techniques adapted from Crisis Prevention Intervention training
  • Endeavour to develop strong positive rapport with both staff and clients
  • Ensure the accuracy of shift reports, incident reports, and other pertinent documentation as necessary
  • Responsible for assisting with any type of client and facility emergencies that may arise during the shift
  • Answer phone calls and email messages pertaining to clients and the program

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