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Position (In-House) Residential Care Worker
Employer Addictions Foundation of Manitoba     (View all ads from seller)
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Location Brandon




    Full-Time Permanent Position
     (Rotating Schedule) Days, Evenings & Nights




      Parkwood Brandon, MB


The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) is a Crown Agency that contributes to the health and resilience of Manitobans by providing addictions services and supporting healthy behaviors.




Reporting to the In-House Rehabilitation Programs Supervisor, Residential Care Workers provide client and facility support.  These positions require a commitment to a client centred philosophy, and approach to the development, provision, and support of AFM programs and services.




The Residential Care Worker will demonstrate the following:




  • Ability to communicate respectfully and positively with clients and staff and presents self in an approachable and friendly manner.
  • Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm for client-centred care and demonstrates empathy and compassion.
  • Exhibits the ability to respond to client requests in a responsible, timely and flexible manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to consider the needs of clients, other staff persons and the organization when making decisions within the role.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for ongoing professional development activities, and engages in reciprocal learning experiences with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Recognizes the importance of regular supervision meetings.
  • Demonstrates active listening abilities, is coachable and responds positively to supervision.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to personal and professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Ability to manage own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; think clearly and stay focused under pressure.








  • Provide support and be present where clients are.
  • Respond warmly, politely and helpfully to everyone, including all visitors to the building.
  • Respond appropriately to emergency crisis situations, modelling to clients how this is done in a positive way.
  • Conduct facility orientations.
  • Facilitation of educational sessions and client house meetings.
  • Performing light housekeeping/maintenance.
  • Building security duties.
  • Coordination and distribution of client and program supplies.
  • Copying program materials.
  • Responding to telephone calls.
  • Documentation according to role requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate Microsoft software applications, internet and email communications.











  • Grade 12 education.


  • Suitable combination of education and experience working in a residential facility, addictions related employment experience and/or volunteer work.
  • Experience working from a client centred perspective.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work within and contribute to a positive team environment.


  • An understanding of, and sensitivity to, working with culturally diverse populations is essential.
  • Valid CPR-C with AED training and First Aid certification are required prior to beginning work.
  • Knowledge of the addictions field is required.
  • Fluency in English (French verbal and written an asset).




The Competencies for the Residential Care Worker opportunity are:




  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Client Centred Service
  • Diversity and Cultural Responsiveness
  • Effective Communication
  • Ethical Conduct and Professionalism
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Understanding Substance Use, Abuse and Dependency




This position requires the ability to work days, evenings, and nights.


It is AFM practice to request a criminal record check and conduct a child abuse registry check prior to finalizing the appointment of successful candidates.






Competition #:          2018-098


Salary Range:            $35, 937 - $44, 974 per annum ($17.22 - $21.55/hour)




Closing Date:            November 12th, 2018




Submit Cover Letter
and Resume to
:         Director, Brandon & Surrounding Area


                                    Addictions Foundation of Manitoba


                                    510 Frederick Street


                                    Brandon, MB


                                    Fax: (204) 729-3844










We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for
further consideration will be contacted.




Posted on 11/2/2018 3:27:48 PM
Expiry Date 12/3/2018
Tags Full-time, Weekends
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