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EWR Temporary Full Time Link Worker – 2 POsitions Job at KSAN SOCIETY – in Terrace, BC

Job Description

JOB POSTING


Position: Temporary Full-time Link Worker

Program: Extreme Weather Response

Location: 4444 Lakelse Ave

Bargaining Unit: BCGEU

Classification: Transition House Worker – Grid 10

Rate of Pay: $21.63-$25.19

Job Description: Using a trauma informed lens, the Link Worker provides emotional support, security, advocacy, information,

education, crisis intervention, and referrals to clients.

Qualifications: Diploma in a related human/social service-related field and one (1) year recent related experience. Or an equivalent

combination of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Assesses clients’ immediate needs and assists them to define and implement

action plans.

  • Monitors and ensures the safety and comfort of residents and the security of the

facility. Facilitates resolution of conflicts between clients

  • Provides support for overdose prevention.
  • Provides emotional support, encouragement, goal setting, and problem solving

support to clients.

  • Develops and facilitates house activities and/or support group meetings.
  • Acts as liaison between other Ksan staff to provide support to clients as needed.
  • Liaises with other service agencies and professionals. Maintains current

knowledge of issues and resources related to population of clients served.

  • Answers door and provides information and support to folks on resources

available. Recommends appropriate services and provides advocacy for clients.

  • Assists with filling out relevant forms for services such as housing applications

and referrals for counselling and detox.

  • Facilitates activities and/or support group meetings.
  • Answers and provides crisis support to callers.
  • Maintains notes, client records, documents, and appropriate forms.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Hours of Work: 72/ hrs bi-weekly—2 positions available

Posting Date: September 14, 2021

Closing Date: September 21, 2021

Start Date: October 1, 2021

Duration: until March 31, 2022

This position is open to applicants who identify as male or female and does require the use of personal automobile to complete job

duties.

Please respond to: [email protected]

About Company

Company: KSAN SOCIETY –

Company Location:  Terrace, BC

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