Breakaway Transition Worker
Requisition # 2248841
Facility Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Job Location Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg
Additional Location Details Main Street Project
Job Stream Administration/Core Business Operations
Job Type Permanent
Salary/Rate $20.30 - $22.85 / Hour
Position Status Full Time
Employee Group MGEU
Anticipated Shift Mon-Fri Days
Number of Positions Open 1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date 01-Sep-2016
Expiry Date 01-Oct-2016
Educational Requirements N/A
Languages Required English
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, and in accordance with MSP’s mission, goals, policies and procedures, the Transition Services Worker will provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all clients including but not limited to: intake assessment, benefit assessment, goal setting, case plan development, strength/weakness/opportunities/threats of achievement of independence of activities of daily living, weekly case plan development meetings, progress monitoring, individual money management, tenant education, advocacy and referrals and provide supports for change that promote a healthy and independent life style. Using a flexible approach to services, the Transition Services Worker will implement strategies for independence and accountability for achievement of their case plan. The primary emphasis will be to empower clients to gain independence by strengthening self-reliance and community support. The Transition Services Worker functions as a member of a team in providing services designed to assist marginalised individuals through episodes of crisis, support them in meeting their basic needs and ensure their safety and well-being while involved with any MSP program and assist with capacity building.
Assist with preliminary intake with clients requesting other MSP services. Complete service documentation in accordance with MSP policies.
Provide client care coordination, assessment, planning, goal setting, referral, crisis counselling (makes referrals for therapeutic counselling), advocacy and ongoing support services.
Provide Life Skills support to clients through direct service (such as; teaching hygiene, banking, cleaning their room, using a stove, using a bus) to assist clients to develop personalized skills they will require to live independently in the community.
Case Management – development of ‘Individual Client-Centered Plans’ and continue to evaluate client changing needs and monitor progress with a focus on housing, independence, and community support.
Work closely with all staff at MSP and support systems to develop and maintain an integrated approach to providing services and supports to clients.
Actively participate in the development and evaluation of responsive programming options for clients and where appropriate, accessing alternative courses of action.
Act as the liaison with all involved service providers, including staff at MSP and those of outside agencies (such as; EIA workers, etc.).
Respect the right of confidentiality in all matters affecting or involving MSP clients in accordance with The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).
Grade 12 education and experience.
Experience with outreach and case management
Knowledge in the systems, addictions and mental health is required
Ability to work with a client-centered care philosophy
Education/Training and experience in Motivational Interviewing
Excellent interpersonal skills
An understanding/experience in working with culturally diverse populations is essential
Training and experience in the housing first model
Complex trauma training an asset
Valid driver’s licence.
Employees must present a current Criminal Record Check for employment at MSP. The employee is responsible for any service charges incurred.
Employees must present a driver’s abstract. The employee is responsible for any service charges incurred.
The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not considered to be a complete statement of duties and responsibilities. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned provided they are consistent with the qualifications identified and fall within the parameters of this role and consistent with the mission of MSP.
This position is located at the Main Street Project in Winnipeg Manitoba. MSP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including matching employer pension.
MSP would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.
The Main Street Project is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability and age.
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