Full-Time Housing Support Worker (Client Support) at Metro Turning Point

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, including two evening shifts 12 PM – 8PM, and   willingness to work weekends when required based on client needs.

Qualifications
Education: Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Human Services or a Diploma from a recognized educational institution with relevant experience such as human services, social services, healthcare, or a combination of education and experience is required.

Experience: 2-3 years working in human services such as social services or healthcare, in a residential facility, Shelter, CRF, Parole, Probation or a similar environment or other related and equivalent experience.  Experience in mental health and addictions an asset.

Certifications:  Must hold current Standard Level “C” First Aid/CPR and be able to obtain Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry check.  NVCI and ASIST an asset.

Salary:  $40,000-$45,000 annually.  Benefits are available.

Start Date:  ASAP 

To Apply:  Please email a letter expressing your interest and suitability for the position along with an updated resume to opportunities@shelternovascotia.com Please indicate CSW-HS in the subject line of your email.

Application Deadline:    March 6, 2020 at 8 AM

See the full job description here: Full-Time Housing Support Worker Position at Metro Turning Point.


Full-Time Case Manager at Herring Cove Apartments

Shelter Nova Scotia, located in Halifax, is a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer board of professionals and operated by skilled employees. We believe in a community where everyone has a safe and affordable home. Shelter Nova Scotia is at an exciting time in its history – we are making changes and expanding services. We are looking for highly motivated, career minded individuals with a social justice focus to join our team!

Full-Time Case Manager Opportunity:

  • Full Time Case Manager, 72 to 96 hours biweekly on a rotation of 12 hour shifts
  • (Average of 84 hours biweekly) Shifts will include days, nights & weekends

Herring Cove Apartments is a supportive housing facility for individuals living with alcohol dependence. We provide housing and support to individuals who have been living in a shelter, outside or in an unstable living environment and who have had a high rate of emergency services contact and have been previously unsuccessful with treatment for their addiction. The Case Manager reports to the House Manager and is responsible for supporting tenants and promoting eviction prevention. Assistance with cooking, cleaning and/or personal hygiene will be required.

Full-Time Case Manager Qualifications

Case Manager Education:

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Human Services or Health Services.

Case Manager Experience:

  • 2-3 years working in human services, such as social services or healthcare, in a residential facility, Shelter, Community Residential Facility, Parole, Probation or a similar environment, or other related and equivalent experience.
  • Experience in mental health and addictions an asset.

Case Manager Certifications:

  • Must hold current Standard Level “C” First Aid/CPR and be able to obtain Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry check. NVCI and ASIST an asset

Case Manager Salary: $39,387 annually. Benefits are available after successful completion of probationary period.

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply: Please submit a short letter of introduction and an updated resume to opportunities@shelternovascotia.com by March 6, 2020 at 8 AM.


Call for Casuals!

If you have a diploma or degree in Human Services, Social Work, Counselling, Corrections, Criminology, Psychology, or Sociology from an accredited educational institution, want make a difference and pick up some extra work, we may want to talk to you.

We are looking for casuals for all three of the sectors we work in:

  • Homelessness (Metro Turning Point and Barry House)
  • Housing (Herring Cove Apartments and The Rebuilding)
  • Corrections (Nehiley House and Sir Sandford Fleming House)

If you are keen to make a positive impact in our community, we’d LOVE to hear from you. If you have a background that demonstrates your compassion, experience in helping others and you have a lot of positive energy, then please contact us. Simply send us a letter of introduction with your resume to opportunities@shelternovascotia.com.


 

Thank you for your interest in a position with Shelter Nova Scotia. We look forward to hearing from you!

Make today the day you step forward to make a positive impact that could forever influence the course of a person’s life.

A snapshot of who we are:

Full-time Employees 56
Part-time Employees 15
Casual Employees 37
Student Placements 4
Average Length of Employment for Full-time Employees 5 years
Longest Serving Employee 35 years