Residents in Recovery Society

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Lloydminster Region Health Foundation

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4804 - 50th Avenue

Lloydminster, AB T9V 0W5

(877) 201-3955

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Become an Employee

Residents in Recovery Society has the following employment opportunity available;

North Battleford House Mentor

 

COMPANY

Residents in Recovery Society is a not-for-profit organization that offers support to marginalized individuals and those struggling with addiction.  At our Lloydminster location, we do this by providing daily life skills and addiction programming and a sober living environment for individuals either awaiting residential treatment or those that have completed such treatment.  Our North Battleford location intends on offering sober living to those with cognitive disabilities that are just starting their recovery journey.

 

DESCRIPTION

The Resident House Mentor is responsible for the supervision of clients in a Pre-Treatment Sober living house. The House Mentor shall provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment in which the clients will continue their recovery. The House Mentor is expected to cooperate as a team member with Residents in Recovery (RIR) management and staff, Catholic Family Services (CFS) staff and SK Community Living (CLSD) staff. The House Mentor has knowledge of and is culturally sensitive to clients and employees. They are knowledgeable of the treatment process and the problem issues presented by clients participating in Residents in Recovery programs. The House Mentor is responsible to provide a safe, comfortable, and clean residence for clients during their participation in the Residents in Recovery sober living program.

This is a live-in position.

Primary Location: North Battleford, SK

Posting End Date: AUG 15-2019

Positions Available: 2

Position: Full Time, Part Time

Date Available: AUG 15-2019 or sooner

Minimum Salary: $3,000 per month plus free rent and utilities

Maximum Salary: $3,500 per month plus free rent and utilities

Vehicle Requirement: Preferred

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Uphold and enforce the Residents in Recovery Society policies and procedures, code of conduct, and rights of persons served.

  • Supervise clients by enforcing program conditions of residency.

  • Build positive relationships with clients through effective communication, active listening and support when required.

  • Oversee upkeep and cleanliness of assigned house.

  • Responsible for monitoring house chore completion.

  • Report all health and safety issues to the director.

  • Monitor and record client issues to the director and CFS case worker.

  • Monitor and report inappropriate client behavior to the director and CFS case worker.

  • Conduct random client urinalysis drug screens when necessary and authorized by the director.

  • Immediately document and report critical incidents, behavioral incidents to the director and CFS case worker.

  • Conduct residence orientation to new clients that includes reviewing safety drills and locations of fire extinguishers, emergency evacuation diagram, exit routes, evacuation procedures, and first-aid kits.

  • Ensure clients are ready for daily CFS activities as scheduled.

  • Conduct weekly client house meetings to discuss internal conflicts, review house rules and discuss any pertinent topics for the house.

  • Conduct emergency safety drills when announced by Director.

  • May provide suggestions to clients relating to personal experience, strength, and hope.

  • Refer client to RIR counselor for psychological/emotional issues.

  • Additional duties may be required if deemed necessary by administration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three years clean and sober time and the working of a positive recovery program or no addiction related diagnoses.

  • Mental Health, Addiction or Social Work diploma or degree or equivalent life experience.

  • Broad understanding of cognitive disabilities and addictions.

  • Vulnerable person’s criminal record check.

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills.

  • Awareness about the residential treatment process.

  • Standard First Aid / CPR and Naloxone Training

  • A demonstrated interest in recovery and the recovery process.

  • Position is a residential position so relocation to the sober living home is a must.

  • Ability to deal with a diverse group of individuals (age, culture and cognitive ability)

  • Ability to work under pressure, problem solve and diffuse highly charged situations.

  • Ability to be independent and work with minimal supervision.

  • Strong moral and ethical reasoning with a commitment to client privacy.