The Governing Council of The Salvation Army

Community And Social Services Worker

Job description

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Target Audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Street population

Weight Handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Work Site Environment

  • Services for the homeless

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Work Setting

  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
  • Urban area
  • Social service or charity agency
  • Shelter for the homeless

Language

  • English

* If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.


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