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Shelter support worker, Fort Smith

YWCA NWT
Published
February 15, 2021
Location
Fort Smith,
Category
Job Type
Casual  
Base Salary
28.24

Description

TERM full time day evening crisis support worker

Term: March 1 to April 18, 2021

Wage: $28.24/hr

 Candidate must:

  • Maintain client and shelter confidentiality, safety, and security
  • Be caring, empathetic, and compassionate
  • Be able to assert clear professional boundaries
  • Understand the dynamics of family violence
  • Have awareness of barriers women face
  • Be conscious of the impacts of violence on children who witness abuse
  • Show knowledge of community resources
  • Advocate for client identified needs
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Show integrity and tact in dealing with people
  • Have flexibility in meeting shift work requirement
  • Have awareness of trauma and violence informed approaches in working with survivors of violence
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and cultural safety

Qualifications

A degree, diploma, or certificate in Social work is desirable. Experience in supporting women and children experiencing family violence will be considered.

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to:

Sutherland House Supervisor

P.O. Box 879 Fort Smith, NT. X0E 0P0

Phone (867)872-5925 / Fax (867)872-3398

Email: shsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you.

Closing date: February 21, 2021 at midnight

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