John Howard Society halfway house worker Contract in St. John’s, NL

John Howard Society

Branch St. John’s NL CA

halfway house worker
St. John’s, NL

Type of Community or Social Service. Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients;…




College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Cultural Awareness Training; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); Mental health first aid Certificate


7 months to less than 1 year

Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Implement life skills workshops; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Assist offenders in pre-release and release planning; Implement behaviour management programs; Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research; Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Setting
Half-way house
Target Audience
Aboriginal groups; Culturally diverse groups; Street population; Persons with physical disabilities; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Males
Security and Safety
Criminal record check; Basic security clearance; Enhanced reliability security clearance
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Ability to Supervise
16-20 people
Type of Community or Social Service
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

How to apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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