Why Join Our TeamBuild relationships and connect people to the work we do.In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties as a leader.Be supervised and mentored by a team of diverse individuals through observation, formal and informal coaching session and overall recognition of successes in support of your professional capacity.Connect with a variety of stakeholders – team members, residents, general public and community members to build and model positive neighbor relations.
In Your Role You WillTeach and model life skills in the home with residents including (but not limited to): cooking, meal planning, grocery shopping, transportation education, time management, money management, problem solving, healthy relationships, medication administration and cleaning.Plan and prepare meals in accordance with residents’ preferences in alignment with the Canada Food Guide and licensing requirements for up to 20 residents.Maintain food inventory and kitchen supplies in adherence to the food budget.Create life skills learning opportunities with residents and Wellness Team related to special occasions and wellness programming.Clean and maintain household to ensure compliance with all legislation, bylaws and standards (health, safety, fire, city and accreditation).Inform and receive information to Wellness Team and residents regarding: progress of residents, changes in behavior, and challenges that residents may be experiencing.Communicate and collaborate with Alberta Health Services staff to ensure that work with residents align with their care plans.Administer medication for all residents.Develop and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders and act as a point of contact for the community.
Education and CertificationsDiploma in the area of human services, food services, education and/or administration. Equivalent education and experience will be considered.Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check.Required (or willingness to obtain): First Aid and CPR, Medication Administration, Suicide Intervention, Food Safety TrainingValid Class 5 Driver’s License, Proof of Vehicle Registration and Vehicle Insurance (with 2 million dollar liability coverage), 3 Year Driver’s abstract and access to a reliable vehicle.Participation in AHS Personal Protective Equipment and You E-Learning Course must be completed prior to employment.Recommended: Mental Health First Aid, De-escalation Certificate, Harm Reduction Training and Cultural Awareness, Motivational Interviewing.
ExperienceThree (3) years of related direct service work experience with diverse communities with varying and complex priorities and needs.Experience doing small scale food production.Proven ability to foster a team environment.Personal lived experience of addictions, mental illness, racism, discrimination, poverty is an assetExperience working in collaborative partnershipsWorking knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, behavior modification, natural law, strength based, collaborative, and/or solution focused practice.