This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Emploi Drummondville | Emploi Restauration | Work From Home

Construction & Industrial Jobs Board in Canada

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

   Manufacture Jobs   

The Canadian Jobs Board for those who work in Manufacture

previous arrow
next arrow

Life Skills Worker – PT Overnights

Thresholds Homes and Supports

This is a Contract position in Cambridge, ON posted April 27, 2021.

Thresholds Homes and Supports Inc.

is a community-based agency that promotes recovery and improved quality of life for people who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues by providing affordable housing and individualized, flexible support services through our wide-ranging programs offered throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County.

Our staff are committed and passionate about what they do, and take pride in the difference they make in our community.


We also take time to recognize each other and have fun SUMMARY OF POSITION The Life Skills Worker is part of a team supporting people who live in our group homes and are experiencing mental health and addiction issues to enable them to fulfill their goals identified in their individualized support plan.

Life Skills Workers provide support to the individuals we serve in the areas of supportive counseling, crisis intervention and prevention, skills development (life skills, social skills, interpersonal and problem solving skills), vocational and leisure support.

In addition, the Life Skills Worker will assist and/or provide practical support with cooking, cleaning, laundry, personal hygiene, medication support, financial management and budgeting.

HOURS OF WORK This posi tion is part-time, working 24 hours per week.

This position is scheduled for overnight shifts (12:00am – 8:00am) Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of a relevant University Degree or College Health Sciences/Social Services Diploma.

1-2 years of experience in a community mental health setting working with adults with complex mental health and / or addictions concerns.

Excellent organizational, oral and written skills.

Demonstrated ability to respect rights and personal preference in treatment, rehabilitation and support including the Recovery Model.

Building rapport, assessment, crisis de-escalation, conflict management, professionalism.

Certification in First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and suicide risk assessment preferred.

Proficient computer skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and electronic record keeping and data collection systems.

Must have a valid G-Class Ontario driver’s license, relevant insurance and use of a reliable vehicle.

Able to successfully complete and provide a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Must be willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the individuals supported.