SLCS is currently seeking a Relief housing stability worker, available to work flexible schedules for the Project Home Housing Program. This project focuses on individuals who will be anchored in their housing and establish a sense of belonging in the community through the provision of assertive and intensive housing first case management. As a member of this interdisciplinary team, you will provide assessment, crisis intervention, housing stability and support services to individuals who are transitioning from homelessness into stable housing within the London community.
You will work directly with individuals to support establishment of personal goals that focus on housing stability, and connect individuals to community services to support achievement of their goals. You will be responsible for advocating for individuals involved in the criminal justice system, liaising with other services i.e. emergency shelters, clinical support staff, and court systems to coordinate care for individuals as well as integrated case management. You will work with individuals from diverse populations and contribute to the ongoing development of the program, its outcomes and goals.
In addition to the housing stability focus of the position, you will be responsible for the safety and security of the individuals, co-workers and community during your employment. You will work collaboratively with other team members and community partners to complete administrative functions for the program.
- University Degree or College Diploma in Social Work or related field
- 2 years experience working with a diverse population, including mental health, addictions and persons from diverse cultural backgrounds
- First Aid /CPR with AED – Level C
- Crisis Prevention and Intervention
- Valid G class Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle
- Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset
In accordance with SLCS’ policy on Police Background Checks, this position requires that the individual provide, at their own cost, a clear Police Check which includes vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment.
SLCS adheres to the French Language Services Act. SLCS is also committed to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. As well, we are an equal opportunity employer which is committed to an inclusive and barrier free workplace, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should an applicant require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform the recruitment contact and we will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.