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Residential Care Workers – #2019-118 & 119

Two (2) Full Time Permanent Positions
(M-F Rotating Schedule)
12 Hour Shifts Days/Nights (7am-7pm/7pm-7am)
ADDICTIONS FOUNDATION OF MANITOBA
Women’s Treatment Services
112 Beach Road East Teulon, Manitoba


Please Note: The Women’s In-House Treatment Program is temporarily relocated in Teulon, Manitoba. Once the program returns to its Winnipeg location, shifts for this positions will be M-F 8 hours, Days, Evenings and Nights.

This is an exciting time for Manitoba health care. Manitoba’s health system is currently in transition with planning and changes aimed at improving the quality, accessibility and efficiency of health care services throughout Manitoba. AFM contributes to the health and resilience of Manitobans across the province by providing addictions services and supporting healthy behaviours. If you would like to be part of a foundation of excellence in addictions services and support and build a new vision of integrated health services in Manitoba, consider a career with us.

Reporting to the Supervisor of the Women’s In House Treatment Program, Residential Care Workers provide client and facility support. These positions require a commitment to a client centred philosophy and approach to the development and support of AFM programs and client services.

The Residential Care Worker will demonstrate the following:

    • Ability to communicate respectfully and positively with clients and staff and presents self in an approachable and friendly manner.
    • Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm for client-centred care and demonstrates empathy and compassion.
    • Exhibits the ability to respond to client requests in a responsible, timely and flexible manner.
    • Demonstrates the ability to consider the needs of clients, other staff persons and the organization when making decisions within the role.
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm for ongoing professional development activities, and engages in reciprocal learning experiences with colleagues and supervisors.
    • Recognizes the importance of regular supervision meetings.
    • Demonstrates active listening abilities, is coachable and responds positively to supervision.
    • Demonstrates a strong commitment to personal and professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
    • Ability to manage own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; think clearly and stay focused under pressure.
    • Ability to interact with clients that can present as verbally aggressive.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

    • Ability to communicate respectfully and positively with clients and staff and presents self in an approachable and friendly manner.
    • Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm for client-centred care and demonstrates empathy and compassion.
    • Exhibits the ability to respond to client requests in a responsible, timely and flexible manner.
    • Demonstrates the ability to consider the needs of clients, other staff persons and the organization when making decisions within the role.
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm for ongoing professional development activities, and engages in reciprocal learning experiences with colleagues and supervisors.
    • Recognizes the importance of regular supervision meetings.
    • Demonstrates active listening abilities, is coachable and responds positively to supervision.
    • Demonstrates a strong commitment to personal and professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
    • Ability to manage own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; think clearly and stay focused under pressure.
    • Ability to interact with clients that can present as verbally aggressive.

Qualifications: 

  • Grade 12 education.
  • Suitable combination of education and experience working in a residential facility, addictions related employment experience and/or volunteer work.
  • Experience working from a client centred perspective.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work within and contribute to a positive team environment.
  • An understanding of, and sensitivity to, working with culturally diverse populations is essential.
  • The ability to operate Microsoft software applications, internet and email communications.
  • Valid CPR-C with AED training and First Aid certification are required prior to beginning work.
  • Knowledge of the addictions field is required.
  • Fluency in English (the ability to communicate in aboriginal languages, including Ojibwe and Cree, as well as French is considered an asset).

The Competencies for the Residential Care Worker opportunity are:

  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Client Centred Service
  • Diversity and Cultural Responsiveness
  • Effective Communication
  • Ethical Conduct and Professionalism
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Understanding Substance Use, Abuse and Dependency

It is AFM practice to request a criminal record check and conduct a child abuse registry check prior to finalizing the appointment of successful candidates. 

From this competition a 6 month eligibility list will be established for term & casual positions within the same program, work location and job classification.

Note: Preference will be given to female applicants due to the nature of the client demographic.

Please indicate by competition number which position you are applying for.

Competition No: 2019-118/119
Salary Range: $35,937 – $44,974 per annum ($17.22 – $21.55 per hour)
Closing Date: September 23, 2019

Apply in writing to:
Director
Eastern and Central Manitoba Programs
& Women’s and Family Services
Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
614 Des Meurons Street
Winnipeg, MB. R2H 2R1
Fax: 204-284-5520
E-mail: Womenandfamily@afm.mb.ca

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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