Attendant, Community Residential Facility

The Salvation Army Victoria ARC
March 5, 2018
Job Type
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Employee Relations, Fax: (250)-384-8412, Email:
Closing date
March 28, 2018


Interested applicants must respond with cover letter and resume and quote “JO#201806”


Hours of Work:

  • Casual: On Call - Variable work hours and schedule; must be available for overnight shifts.


  • Must have an intimate working knowledge of The Salvation ARC and CRF policies and procedures with all actions based on strict adherence to same.
  • Conscientiously observes the confidential nature of the ARC’s service to its clients and all Residents of CRF.
  • Receives all clients and residents in a professional manner.
  • Monitors access to and security of the CRF/ARC.
  • Maintains a calm and secure atmosphere in the residence through a quiet, unobtrusive presence.
  • Conducts regular rounds of the CRF/ARC as described in the CRF guidelines and policies and procedures.
  • Conducts CRF bed checks as per CRF guidelines and Policies and Procedures.
  • Conducts and regularly monitors sign in/out of CRF clients.
  • Records pertinent information in the CRF duty log, CAMS and OMS.
  • Communicates with Victoria Parole, National Monitoring Centre, and Victoria Police as necessary and document situations and circumstances.
  • Enforces all house rules and CSC conditions to residents.
  • Properly files all CRF/CSC documents in accordance with Policy & Procedures.
  • Monitors and records client medications.
  • Records observed maintenance needs in accordance with the ARC procedures.
  • Ensures daily the Intake office is clean and organized to ARC standards.
  • Keeps an inventory of all supplies used or required.
  • Attends all staff meetings and seminars related to the CRF/ARC services.
  • May train relief CRF Attendants.
  • Provide transportation at the direction of the CRF Director/Designate.
  • Performs light janitorial duties when required (i.e. Room pack outs/cleaning)
  • May conduct groups of clients to recreational or social events.
  • May be assigned other related duties according to the ARC’s needs.
  • Must be prepared to participate in upgrading/training at the discretion of the Executive Director.


  • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent/post-secondary courses in criminology, sociology or related field are preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of six months related experience.
  • Must possess adequate typing skills and be computer literate.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be calm in busy and sometimes stressful situations.
  • Must be well punctual organized.
  • Must be presentable in appearance in accordance with ARC standards.
  • Must possess or willing to obtain within thirty (30) days and/or maintain an active valid First Aid\C.P.R. certificate.
  • Must provide verification of TB skin test or obtain one within thirty (30) days from date of hire.
  • Must have the ability to understand and be sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Must obtain an enhanced reliability screening from Correctional Services of Canada.
  • Must possess a Class 5 driver's license and able to obtain a driver's abstract.

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.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, please inform us of your requirements.

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

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