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Part Time Shift Worker- 101st Apartments

Edmonton John Howard Society

This is a Part-time position in Edmonton posted August 26, 2020.

Part Time Employment Opportunity

Job ID: 20-019EJHS

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
  • Professional  growth and learning
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Part Time Health Spending Account (based on minimum number of hours)

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.

101st Street Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) for high risk adult males, with various psychiatric disorders, who are on release in the community under the authority of Parole Board Canada. The Part Time Shift Worker is an important part of the multidisciplinary treatment team with Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) at 101st Street Apartments and contributes knowledge; expertise and experience to the successful treatment of a high risk, high need client base. 

Conditions of Employment:

This position requires:

  • the successful candidate to work shift work – including holidays, weekends, evenings, and awake overnight shifts and be available for a minimum of 4 shifts per month. The hours of work are 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm and 11pm–7am shifts.
  • frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage is $18 per hour. Shift differential will be paid for hours worked between midnight and 6 am.

Responsibilities:

  • Completion of accurate written documentation
  • Delivery of services in a client centred, strength based approach
  • Contribute to the management of high risk, high needs offenders 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 Staff Meetings

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Working towards a Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability Screening and valid First Aid/CPR
  • Ability to work shift work including weekends, holidays and awake overnights
  • Strong communication and pro-social relationship building skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population, high risk offender population
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team

Only those selected for an interview 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 resume and cover letter by September 18, 2020 to olorimer@johnhoward.org. Please include 20-019EJHS, Part Time Shift Worker in the Subject Line of the email and include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.