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Caseworker Journey Home

Edmonton John Howard Society

This is a Full-time position in Edmonton posted May 12, 2022.

Job ID: 22-019EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following: 

  • Strong focus  on employee  wellness and  work-life balance 
  • Service recognition  and employee  awards 
  • Professional Development  opportunities 
  • Staff teambuilding and appreciation  days 
  • Competitive health, dental and RRSP benefits

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach. If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

Journey Home is a program for 6 adult males that have been given a Not Criminally Responsible Disposition (NCR). Staff are onsite, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and provide supervision and support in a safe, stable environment to help residents gradually re-adjust to the community after living in a secure hospital setting. This Program is delivered in partnership with the FACS NCR Treatment Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Goal setting with the clients that are specific to risk factors and compliment their special conditions of release
  • Delivery of services in a client centred, strength based approach
  • Completion of accurate written documentation, data collection/entry, intakes and assessments
  • Contribute to the management of high risk, high needs client base by being member of multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure services are being delivered in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Contribute to a positive culture by assisting and supporting colleagues as needed and encourage and teach      others about the unit’s operations
  • Maintain a safe, secure and clean environment
  • Participate in Unit Meetings, Agency Meetings, Case Conferences

Qualifications / Skills:

  •  Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience
  •  Clear Criminal Record Check, and valid First Aid/CPR
  •  Flexibility to work an on-call rotation
  •  Strong communication and pro-social relationship building skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population
  •  Knowledge of the Mental Health Population

Conditions of Employment:

  • A Caseworker will work Monday through Friday and rotate weekly between a 7:00 AM -3:00 PM and 3:00-11:00 PM shift.
  • This is a position that requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment.

Salary:

The starting salary range is $45,000 annually.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter by 12:00 pm May 26, 2022, to: tpearson@johnhoward.org. Please include Caseworker in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.