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Night Shift Worker

Post date: April 8, 2019

Reports To

Supervisor / Case Manager

Job Summary

The Night Shift Worker, under the direction of the Supervisor / Case Manager, will primarily be a client supervision, security and facility maintenance role. This position will collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to provide a safe living environment and support the client’s special needs. This role will also respect and protect the rights of clients. The Night Shift Worker must be flexible, willing to learn new tasks, and provide for the safety and care of high-needs and hard-to-serve clients. Education or work experience in the provision of care to vulnerable individuals in a strong asset.

Competencies

  • Adaptability - Adapts and responds to changing conditions, priorities, technologies, and requirements.
  • Communication - Expresses and transmits information with consistency and clarity.
  • Cultural Sensitivity - Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups.
  • Organization - Able to create or maintain processes to ensure all relevant information or tools are easily accessible.
  • Problem Solving - Able to break down a situation into smaller pieces to identify key issues and figure out cause and effect relationships in order to solve. Use logic and analytical methods to come to realistic solution.
  • Resourceful - Responds to difficult situations or workplace requirements by using the available tools and information to support decisions and solutions.
  • Results Orientation - Able to focus on desired outcomes, and the means by which they are achieved by meeting and or exceeding standards based on past performance, goals, and objectives, as well as the performance and/or achievements of others.
  • Teamwork - Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. Participates actively in group activities fostering a team environment.

Job Duties

  • Respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; and their right to privacy and dignity
  • Immunization Record demonstrating Immunizations that meet the recommendations of the medical officer of health
  • Health assessment before the person commences employment
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information
  • Provide a consistently high standard of care and support for clients
  • Provide direct and comprehensive care and assistance to clients with specialized and complex needs
  • Encourage open communication among clients when discussing issues, problems, or concerns
  • Ensure commitment to quality, client safety, and risk management initiatives
  • Provide ongoing support to clients
  • Provide timely and astute information to other members of the team, as well as to individuals under direct care or support and their family members
  • Demonstrate cooperation among other staff members in order to ensure efficiency of care and support for clients
  • Protect the health and safety of others by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately
  • Perform responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards set out in the applicable federal, provincial, and municipal legislation
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports and records

Job Requirements

  • Education or Experience relating to the provision of care strongly improves eligibility
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and expectations on families and clients
  • Ability to make decisions in complex situations that could be immediately dangerous to life or health
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and handle tense and stressful situations
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion
  • Valid first aid or CPR certification

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to infectious waste, bodily fluids or illnesses
  • High levels of stress and pressure
  • Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Periodic requirement to be on-call
  • Occasional overtime
  • Interaction with others under varying circumstances-including situations of a highly sensitive nature
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, lifting, and supporting patients
  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals and household supplies
  • Risk of Exposure to local wildlife (bears, wolves, cougar, mice, insects, etc.)

 

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