Part Time Residential Counsellor - Maison Baldwin House

Job Details

Part Time Residential Counsellor

  • City City: Cornwall
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: 22.03
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 16 hours bi-weekly plus call-ins
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: College, University

The Residential Counsellor provides supportive and non-judgemental guidance for the women and children who either access the services for information or resides temporarily in the shelter. By assessing needs, sharing information and/or making referrals deemed appropriate, the Counsellor responds to the needs of the residents as they are presented, and intervenes in crisis either in person or by telephone. 

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What you will do:

- Conducts interviews either in person or over the phone to assess needs and compile information on social, educational, criminal, institutional, medical/drug history.

-Performs admissions and discharges in accordance with policies and procedures.

-Assists clients in examining current situation, setting goals and priorities and discussing short and long term alternatives as it relates to social services, legal requirements, and housing needs.

-Adheres strictly to the legal and ethical implications of confidentiality.

-Provides information and refers clients to agencies or community services for assistance.

-Supports the choices made by clients and advocates on her behalf.

-Provides emotional support to clients.

-Intervenes in crisis situations.

-Documents and maintains confidential files and records of residents, crisis line callers and visitors to the shelter.

-Facilitates smooth transition between shift changes by communicating all pertinent information regarding residents. 

-Oversees the provision of resident medication as per policy of the organization.

-Adheres strictly to the organizations guidelines regarding infection control and safe food practices. 

-Completes housekeeping duties as required.

Tools / Technologies:

Documentation software database (will train).

Perks & Benefits

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Maison Baldwin House’s Mission is to assist women and their children in the transition from violent and abusive circumstances to a safe and secure environment and a renewed family by providing safe shelter and services, and encouraging them to realize their full human potential.