Community Case Worker

The Salvation Army B.C. Chilliwack Ministry Unit - Chilliwack, BC (29 days ago)

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HOURS:
Monday to Friday – 8.0 hours per day.
Responsibilities
Is able to work in adherence to The Salvation Army’s Christian Mission and Values.
Awareness and compliance with CHILLIWACK Policies and Procedures.
Awareness of The Salvation Army Communicable Disease Control Manual
Participate in ongoing training as provided
Supports, advocates for and refers clients/families in helping empower them to become more self-sufficient, and help them re-integrate into the greater community
Involved in intake services, client assessment, emergency assistance, ongoing case management and/or other forms of direct service for clients applicable to their case plan and development
Through crisis and ongoing empathy, provides supportive counseling, assist individuals in determining appropriate and mutually agreed upon goal achievement processes
In collaboration with the Shelter Director, facilitate effective problem-solving strategy to address behaviours of the client/family that impacts the completion of the client’s case plan
Provides a variety of casework duties, including analysis of data, progress reports, statistical recordings, formulation of treatment plans and implementation of the treatment, consistent with program policies
Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files/case notes
Networks with other agencies to resources services for the benefit of clients and programs
Participates in case conference meetings for the benefit of clients served; participates in crisis intervention situations, provides guidance and advocacy for as required
Provides written reports as requested by management
Maintains accurate reporting and documentation of BC housing database
Develop and maintain a database list of all agencies and services we collaborate with to help our clients
May be required to support shelter staff at the direction of management
Networks with the Salvation Army, government and community social service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients
Performs other duties as assigned.
The employee will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

Dealing with…
Angry people
Homeless people
Verbally abusive people
Isolation.
The employee may be exposed to the risk of minor to moderate injury or illnesses due to:

Physical attacks by others
Exposure to infectious diseases
Exposure to bodily fluids
Sharp objects
Other dangerous situations.
The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):
Universal precautions
Current Certification in first Aid/CPR
Criminal Police Investigation Check (CPIC)
Non-violent crisis intervention training.
Qualifications
Proven experience in case management and social services
Any special credentials specific to the program
Team oriented
Good interpersonal, initiative and organizational skills
Adaptable to change and frequent interruptions
Functional job related computer skills
Valid driver’s license
Police Security Clearance Certificate
Current Certificate in First Aid and CPR Training
Non-violent Crises Intervention Training
Awareness of Communicable Diseases Control
Ability to relate to and engage marginalized people with a positive outcome perspective while remaining non-judgmental.

Requirements/conditions:
The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures in addition to health and safety rules:

Universal precautions.
Immunization for Hepatitis B.
Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

Background check consent
A clear vulnerable sector screening
A clean drivers abstract
Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.
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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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.