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Support Staff for Miklat Recovery Society

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How To Apply

Position:Support Staff
Employer:Miklat Recovery Society
Sector:Health Care
Posted:2019-Nov-13
Closing Date:2019-Dec-31
Salary or Wage:$19.00
Full or Part Time:Part or Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:January 1, 2020
Contact:Robert Fitzpatrick
Phone:604.483.6462
Fax:604.483.9397
Email:support@powellrivermiklat.com
Online:https://powellrivermiklat.com/

Requirements

Required Qualifications:
- Valid Class 5 Drivers License
- Valid First Aid Level 1 (We can cover cost of training if hired)
- Valid Food Safe Level 1 (We can cover cost of training if hired)
- 19 years or older
- Satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal background check
- If in recovery, minimum 1 years of sustained abstinence
- Understanding of substance use disorder

Desired Assets:
- Leadership skills
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Commitment to understand and uphold the values of Miklat House
- Ability to emotionally support people with various cultural, social, and economic backgrounds
- Conflict resolution and crisis intervention
- Client and staff confidentiality
- Respect, empathy, and understanding
- Easy to get along with
- Honest and trustworthy
- Legible handwriting
- Ability to work independently
- Professional conduct
- Understanding of 12 steps is a plus
- Free from addictions

Duties and Responsibilities

- Facilitate morning menís group in order to organize and designate weekend chores and organize days events
- Provide clients guidance in their chores and activities
- General supervision of clients, logging any behavioral concerns in shift notes, and filling out incident reports
- Developing personal relationships and providing a positive presence with clients
- Answering phones and logging messages when on-site
- Monitoring client food preparation
- Distributing medications at designated times
- Resolving conflicts
- Enforcing house rules
- Checking bags for contraband
- Strict adherence to confidentiality policies
- Administering First Aid when necessary
- Organizing and transporting clients to events and outings, and monitoring those activities

Additional Details

- Miklat House is part of a non-profit registered charity offering affordable residential drug and alcohol treatment in Powell River, British Columbia. Miklat means "refuge", and our program is designed to offer a place of refuge from the storms of addiction. A place where hope, inspiration, and practical tools can be given to individuals healing from the effects of substance use disorder.

- We are currently seeking a mature physically active person for Support Worker in our Menís recovery facility. Support Workers are responsible for leading the clients in their daily activities, ensuring the facility is running smoothly, and transporting clients to events and activities.

- 8 hour shifts, 3PM to 11PM weekdays or as required

WorkBC Powell River posts this position as a free service for the community. WorkBC Powell River does not screen employers or applicants, and assumes no responsibility or liability for the job posting. Any arrangements are between the job seeker and the employer.