Overnight Support Staff

Linden Place, Winkler MB
Start Date: ASAP
Permanent Position: 0.5 FTE up to 1.0 FTE, based on 2080 annual hours
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Posting Number: LP-195-0319

Position Summary:
The role of the Overnight Support Staff is to be available on-site for any emergency situations should they arise after hours at Linden Place, a 24-hour transitional group home for individuals living with mental illness. The Overnight Support Staff position will have access to a separate bedroom for rest. The salary is based on full-time overnight hours. Shift times are currently under review.

High School Diploma Required
Current First Aid certification required
Experience and/or training in mental health an asset – must be willing to learn

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains therapeutic relationship with all residents through good communication
Communicates with Residential Care Workers at each shift change
Plans for any anticipated interventions together with staff and residents
Before entering rest area, checks the home to ensure that: a) lights are out, b) large and small appliances are turned off, c) doors are locked, d) all residents are accounted for
Attends to any emergency situations which may arise, calling for assistance if necessary
Maintains an effective working understanding of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention techniques and seeks training through management if not currently certified
Reports any incidents according to incident reporting guidelines

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Empathy and compassion for individuals with mental illnesses/mental health issues
Excellent decision-making skills and ability to react in crisis situations and under stress
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to manage conflict
Ability to remain objective in reporting (verbal or written) observed behavior
Ability to value and respect individuality and cultural diversity in residents and co-workers
Good written and verbal communication skills
Experience with basic computer applications and email an asset- must be willing to learn
Willingness to learn and follow all COVID-19 precautions within a health care environment
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

***Complete Job Description available upon request ***

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Jordan Fehr
Payroll & Human Resources Manager
Eden Health Care Services