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Part-Time Housing Support Worker- Hamilton- Parkdale Landing

Part-Time Housing Support Worker- Hamilton- Parkdale Landing

Company: Indwell
Contact Person: Marianne Popovacki
Location/Address:
1430 Main Street East
Hamilton, Ontario , L8K1C3

Position Description

Indwell is a Christian charity creating affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness, and belonging.

The Housing Support Worker promotes housing stability and supporting health, wellness and community belonging. They will participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team supporting the treatment, rehabilitation, and care for individuals within the program. This is a specialized housing program serving individuals who have experienced long term housing instability and/or long stay hospitalizations.

Hours of Work: Part time; weekdays, including weekends, public holidays, and evenings. Hours worked to be scheduled as required by program needs.

Duties

  • Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team to provide direct and indirect support to individuals with their mental health and addictions.
  • Supporting individuals with activities of daily living, including medication administration.
  • Helping individuals connect to community resources and supports.
  • Reinforcing individuals’ life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills.
  • Planning and facilitating programs.
  • Supporting volunteers.
  • Assisting with admission and orientation of new tenants.
  • Rent collection and other landlord responsibilities.
  • Supporting individuals to achieve their goals while encouraging independence within a harm reduction framework.
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, addictions or other special needs. The successful candidate should demonstrate a warm, sensitive and caring approach, the ability to work independently, be flexible, organized, responsible, and take initiative. Must have strong problem solving skills, be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness. A knowledge of local community resources and support systems and landlord-tenant relations is beneficial. As well as knowledge about harm reduction and providing therapeutic conversation as it relates to addictions.

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and related experience.

To Apply

Please apply online with resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants; however, only applicants that are being considered will be contacted.

Personal information submitted will be used only for employment opportunities within Indwell in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under  Indwell’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Indwell exists to provide hope and homes for all. Our supports, services, and employment are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Indwell’s leadership are motivated by the example of Jesus Christ as reflected in Indwell’s statement of faith. Indwell engages with diverse communities; we actively identify and remove barriers that prevent people from accessing and participating in our services and organization.

Posted: August 20, 2021 | Expires: November 18, 2021
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 9358 ]