Job Description:

Why Join Our Team

  • Build 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 Will

  • Teach 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 Certifications

  • Diploma 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 Training
  • Valid 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.
  • Experience

  • Three (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 asset
  • Experience working in collaborative partnerships
  • Working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, behavior modification, natural law, strength based, collaborative, and/or solution focused practice.
  • E4C

    Edmonton, AB, Canada

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