Support Staff for Miklat Recovery Society


How To Apply

Position:Support Staff
Employer:Miklat Recovery Society
Sector:Health Care
Closing Date:2020-Oct-25
Salary or Wage:$20.00
Full or Part Time:Part or Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:September 1, 2020
Contact:Robert Fitzpatrick


- Valid class 5 drivers licence
- Valid First-Aid Level 1 (We can cover cost of training if hired)
- Valid Food Safe Level 1 (We can cover cost of training if hired)
- 19 years or older
- High school graduate or equivalency
- Experience in social work or dealing with addiction beneficial but not required
- Satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal background check
- If in recovery, minimum 1 year of sustained abstinence

Desired Assets
- Leadership skills
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Commitment to understand and uphold the values of Miklat House
- Ability to emotionally support people with various cultural, social, and economic backgrounds
- Conflict resolution, crisis intervention
- Client and staff confidentiality
- Respect, Empathy, Understanding
- Easy to get along with
- Honest and trustworthy
- Legible handwriting
- Ability to work independently
- Professional conduct
- Free from addictions

Duties and Responsibilities

- Facilitate morning menís group in order to organize and designate weekend chores and organize days events
- Provide clients guidance in their chores and activities
- General supervision of clients, logging any behavioral concerns in shift notes, filling out incident reports
- Developing personal relationships and providing a positive presence with clients
- Answering phones and logging messages when on site
- Monitoring client food preparation
- Distributing medications at designated times
- Resolving conflicts
- Enforcing house rules
- Checking bags for contraband
- Strict adherence to confidentiality policies
- Administering First-Aid when necessary
- Organizing and transporting clients to events and outings and monitoring those activities

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