Resident Support Worker – St John House

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Resident Support Workers – St. John House Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you able to listen empathetically and with compassion? Do you have the skills to make and sustain respectful relationships? Do you have the skills to promote well-being, problem solving, and empowerment of individuals, and advocate on their behalf if needed? Do you have the self-management skills to cope with the emotional and practical demands of working with a vulnerable and marginalized population? YES…then we would love to hear from you. Fredericton Homeless Shelters are looking for a Resident Support Workers. Candidates must be able to work regular weekends, evenings and night shifts. There may also be some casual hours available, covering vacations and sickness. Resident Support Workers support residents in transitioning forward in their lives, optimizing their physical and mental health and wellbeing as they do so. They monitor resident living areas and assist residents in accessing various services where necessary. They ensure facility cleanliness by supervising resident clean up. They ensure safety and security of all residents through observation and interaction with residents. They facilitate health and wellbeing through the self-administration of medication, and appointment reminders, issuing of donations, etc. Night shift workers are also responsible for auditing all resident medications, and ensuring residents are settled throughout the night. A valid First Aid and CPR certificate is required and you must be able to provide a clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check, and pass a social development check. Applicants should have some experience of working with vulnerable populations, be mature and respectful in their approach, have excellent judgement/critical thinking skills, a strong sense of responsibility, have good communication skills, be able to work alone and as part of a team, and be reliable and dependable. Life skills/experience is a definite asset in this role. If you think you have what it takes to work with our residents, send an email telling us why, along with a recent copy of your resume to: – AssistantDirector@theshelters.ca