Employment Opportunities

Resident Care Worker

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Resident Care Worker

  • Unit: Brantford Booth Centre
  • Location: Brantford, ON, Canada
  • Date Posted: Mar, 15
  • Category: Ontario Great Lakes
  • Job Type: Casual
  • Closing Date: March 28, 2017
  • Salary: $15.07 per hour, as per the Collective Agreement
  • Competition #:
  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Katherine Cookson, Administrative Assistant EMAIL: katherine_cookson@can.salvationarmy.org or FAX: 519-753-3698 or MAIL: The Salvation Army Brantford Booth Centre Attention Katherine Cookson, Administrative Assistant 187 Dalhousie St Brantford, ON N3T 2J6

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure the confidentiality of all resident information.
Register new residents and complete all required documentation.
Ensure that residents understand the rules and regulations of the Centre.
Accept and record resident fees and prepare receipts for all monies received.
Work closely with and carry out tasks assigned to you by your supervisor.
Be fully knowledgeable of duties associated with front desk.
Perform other position related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
University/College Diploma in Social Services (preferred) and / or combination of education and life related experience in working with marginalized individuals.
Current First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates.
Competent on word processing equipment, such as Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Excel
Ability to work with socially disadvantaged people.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and under supervision
Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment and in addition to this The Enhanced Reliability Screening with Corrections Canada.
May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation in Canada and the Brantford Booth Centre.
NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Hours: Flexibility for days, evenings, overnights and weekends. This is an on call/as needed position.

This is a unionized position.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Please no phone calls.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.